If you’ve been in pastoral ministry for any length of time at all you’ve asked the question: Is my preaching actually doing anything? Is it having any effect?
When I was growing up it was always a treat to be taken to the farm with my dad. I was less than helpful, but he graciously let me tag along and explore. It was on that old family farm that I first learned how to drive. My dad, often courageously, let me out into […]
Christ is not honored when he is mentioned at the end of a message that ignores him throughout.
Preaching is uniquely the God-ordained means for the proclamation of His gospel message and the nourishment of His people.
For those willing to break a sweat and endure some soreness, the vistas that open in the book of Judges are just as fearfully and wonderfully made—you just might have to wade through a swamp or hack through a jungle before you can see them.
They say the definition of “crazy” is doing the same thing over and over, expecting different results. So what do we make of the repetitive preaching of the gospel in churches where people don’t get it or don’t change?
A compelling illustration sheds light on the message and helps the congregation see what you are saying.
On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson and Ronni Kurtz discuss some common errors made by new or younger preachers.
Consecutive exposition ensures your congregation is properly exposed to the unfamiliar texts, obscure personalities, and unpopular truths of the Bible they need to hear.