Must Reads, Episode 24, with Lisa Washington Lamb, featuring her book “Resonate"
by Perkins Center for Preaching Excellence on Thursday, December 7, 2023
Welcome to another episode of Must Reads where Dr. Lisa Washington Lamb, Visiting Assistant Professor of Preaching at Fuller Theological Seminary, discusses her book “Resonate: How to Preach for Deep Connection.”
In this episode of Must Reads, hosted by Dr. Alice McKenzie and sponsored by the Perkins Center for Preaching Excellence at Southern Methodist University, Dr. Lisa Washington Lamb, an ordained minister and Visiting Assistant Professor of Preaching at Fuller Theological Seminary, discusses her recent book, "Resonate: How to Preach for Deep Connection." Dr. Lamb shares her inspiration for the title, drawing on the concept of resonance in music and interpersonal relationships. The interview explores the book's themes, such as the use of personal testimony in preaching, the power of the first and second person in language, and the correlation between tenses and preaching styles. Dr. Lamb emphasizes the importance of responsibly integrating personal experiences into sermons and highlights the potential for transformative preaching that connects with listeners on a deep level. The book offers practical guidance for both new and seasoned preachers, offering insights into sermon preparation and delivery.