Category Archives: Preaching

A Preacher’s Decalogue

As a seminary professor, I am deeply grateful for how the new year has opened with seasoned pastors and teachers offering their wisdom for young (and not-so-young) preachers. For example, in “Advice to a Young Preacher” Peter Adam outlines fourteen … Continue reading

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Technology and Preaching

I recently had a student tell me that he preached in a church in Tennessee that had him speaking from a platform that turned into the equivalent of an IMAX experience for the congregation. The technology allowed him to “take” … Continue reading

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Advent Longing

This coming Sunday marks the beginning of the Advent season. I love this time of the year. Beginning the fourth Sunday before Christmas, the church since the fourth century has celebrated the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ by focusing … Continue reading

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Why Johnny Can’t Preach

T. David Gordon (Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies, Grove City College) E.Y. Mullins Lectures at Southern Seminary March 26-28, 2013 **** A Foolish Message A Foolish Medium Why Johnny Can’t Preach

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All Things New — A Sermon Series

Vacations are good for pastors. Especially ones that take place in Palm Desert, California. Thanks to the generosity of friends, our family was able to enjoy a week in the sun with our greatest concern being what time to go … Continue reading

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Thunder Over Bellingham and Preaching

Sermon prep for Sunday and listening to thunder roll over Bellingham. Reminded me of an important point Martyn-Lloyd Jones made about preaching via George Whitefield: There is the sermon, a sermon which he has prepared; and then there is the … Continue reading

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Power For Preachers — and Listeners

With Sunday quickly approaching and sermon prep happening all over the world in anticipation of what God will do this Lord’s Day, it is vital that we remember where the preacher’s power resides. In his excellent book on preaching┬áHim We … Continue reading

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