Is theology important for preaching? If you read many preaching books, you may be tempted to answer “no,” since most focus on methodology. They tend to provide clear instructions for studying a text and preparing a sermon, but few address the theology of preaching. Those that do address theological issues related to preaching only do […]
We asked Jared Bumpers, Assistant Professor of Preaching and Ministry at Midwestern Seminary, “Should Christian preachers have Christ in every sermon?”
FTC.co asks Jared Bumpers, Director of Student Life and Assistant Professor of Preaching and Ministry, “What percentage of a church’s preaching should be expository?”
Jude’s message of warning and encouragement is needed in the church today. May preachers pick up this book, study it, and preach it to their church for the glory of God!
If you preach regularly, you should read this book.
Is your ministry an individual sport or a team sport?
Ministry should be a team effort, not an individual endeavor.
Preachers, when you feel the subtle pull to draw attention to yourself, run to the cross and let yourself be humbled.
Our exposure to great preachers and leaders inadvertently leads to us to fail to appreciate those in our own church who are over us and admonish us.
One of the most frustrating aspects of counseling students is the response of many parents. As I try to dig down to the heart issues, many parents want to rush to "relocate" their kids. The parents often think the solution is relocation: a new school, a "ranch" for extended counseling, or an extended trip to stay with family.