Chad Ashby has been the pastor of College Street Baptist Church in Newberry, SC since 2012. He is a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and Grove City College. He and his wife Mindy have three boys who are being raised as ardent Duke basketball fans. Chad blogs weekly at After+Math, and you can follow him on Twitter @chad_ashby.
She tries not to be bitter, but he was out late last night for a meeting, and the night before that he was preaching for a nearby church's evening service, and he's missed every lunch for two weeks. She thinks, Is this what God expects of a pastor's wife? Maybe I just need to get used to this.
Expository preaching frees us up to trust God as we deliver His Word to His people. We're given permission to relish His Word and we're unfettered from the urgent as we preach through the Bible verse by verse.