On this episode of the FTC Podcast, Jared Wilson talks with pastor and author Andrew Hébert about why more pastors don’t pastor like Jesus.
We ask Dr. Andrew Hebert, "Why must preaching be expositional?"
"Why is it so difficult to listen to a sermon?"
What is the one thing the pastor should know about preaching?
The gospel frees me from the pressure to be the hero of the church.
Practically speaking, what does it look like to preach a text and point people to Jesus while faithfully handling the authorial intent of the text itself?
The moment I think I have what it takes, or that I am eminently qualified, or that I deserve to be a pastor, is the moment when my pride will get in the way of Christ using me.
Expositional preaching benefits the church because it elevates the Word of God and minimizes the opinions of the preacher.
In the world of preaching, much preaching masquerades as “expositional” preaching that isn’t actually expositional. There is much preaching about the Bible, but is that the only benchmark for a sermon to be considered expositional?