Jul 10

Henry the Baptist Came Preaching: Henry and Baptist Political Theology by Jason G. Duesing and Jesse Payne

Was there anything distinctively Baptist about Henry’s political thought? The answer is yes, and it is focused on the first freedom: religious liberty. Carl F. H. Henry was a Baptist. That might seem like an unnecessary remark in a volume devoted to Baptist political theology, but with Henry it is a point worth making. During […]

May 10

Jonah’s Audience Unlocks Our Preaching by Andy Shurson

I don’t remember a lot from Sunday School as a kid, but one picture that remains clear in my mind was coloring the picture of Jonah in the belly of the fish. That picture, which so beautifully engages imaginations young and old, makes the Book of Jonah exciting and difficult to preach. With a familiar […]

Mar 13

50 Thoughts on Preaching by Jared C. Wilson

A few things — well fifty things — I think I’ve learned after nearly 30 years of preaching.

Dec 23

Thoughts about Christmas Sermons by David Prince

Of all opportunities for special occasion sermons, I have found Christmas to be a uniquely powerful cultural opportunity. In our nation there are almost universally recognized sights, sounds, scenes, and foods associated with the time each year when we celebrate Christmas. What a pastoral gift.

Sep 26

Missing God’s Word While Preaching God’s Words by Ben Connelly

Did you know that the Bible never refers to itself as God’s Word? Before you tear your robes and stone me for heresy, I do believe that “all scripture is God-breathed and profitable” (2 Tim. 3:16). And I do believe that the words we find in our Bibles are indeed God’s words. But God’s words […]

Apr 20

The Divine Supernatural Responsibility of Preaching by Ed Romine

The preaching of the Bible is a supernatural event that prepares eternal souls for the Day of Judgement. Sound preaching matters eternally.

Apr 11

4 Keys to Preaching from a Manuscript by Jared C. Wilson

I think more preachers should adopt the practice of using a manuscript. If you’re interested in giving it a try, here are some things to keep in mind.

Mar 28

5 Preaching Pet Peeves by Jared C. Wilson

As a preacher who also regularly sits under preaching, I’ve experienced some things that I think have helped me develop as a communicator. Maybe they will provide some food for thought for you, as well.

Mar 10

How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament: Step 6–Argument Tracing by Jason DeRouchie

Series: How to Understand and Apply the Old Testament

“Argument-tracing” is step 6 in understanding and apply the Old Testament. Perhaps more than any other step in the exegetical process, this one helps us grasp a passage’s message. In this post, I will show how to trace the argument of a passage by using an argument-diagram.

Feb 14

Remember that Kindness Commends the Gospel by Jared C. Wilson

Because the Spirit condescends to use how we preach the gospel, we ought not forget to reflect God’s kindness when we preach it.