Robert Kinney

On PhDs and Preaching, with Robert Kinney (Preachers Talk, Ep. 70)

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, R. Kinney | 02.22.2024

Does a preacher need a PhD? What are the benefits…and substantial challenges to getting one? Dave and Jeremy are joined by Robert Kinney to discuss this important topic. 

On Clarity, with Robert Kinney (Preachers Talk, Ep. 64)

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, R. Kinney | 10.19.2023

Why is clarity important in preaching? What leads to a lack of clarity and how can the preacher strive for it? Listen in as Dave Helm and Jeremy Meeks discuss the issue with Robert Kinney.

On Adornment, with Robert Kinney (Preachers Talk, Ep. 62)

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, R. Kinney | 09.21.2023

In this episode of Preachers Talk, Dave and Jeremy interview Robert Kinney, the director of Ministries, about adornment.

Episode 208: On What the Simeon Trust Guys Have Learned from Years of Training Preachers (with Michael Lawrence, Jeremy Meeks & Robert Kinney)

By J. Meeks, J. Leeman, M. Lawrence, R. Kinney | 06.28.2022

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan Leeman sits down with a few guys from Simeon Trust to see what they’ve learned after years of training preachers.

On Rhetoric (with Robert Kinney) | Preachers Talk, Ep. 18

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, R. Kinney | 02.11.2021

How important is a preacher’s rhetoric?

Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and Robert Kinney of The Charles Simeon Trust about this under-discussed topic.

Allegorical Interpretation: Finding the Line Before You Cross It

By Robert Kinney | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020

Allegory is something less than exposition. It’s difficult to know where to draw the line. How far is too far?

What We Are Learning Training Women to Teach

By C. McFadden, D. Helm, R. Kinney | 9Marks Journal: Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning | 12.13.2019

Over the years, we’ve seen pastors guide the women’s ministry through women leaders. In these situations, the churches are healthier.

Book Review: Encountering God Through Expository Preaching, By Orrick, Payne, and Fullerton

Review by Robert Kinney | 09.25.2017

If you’re looking for the value of expository preaching beyond simply getting the text right, this book is a good place to start.

Book Review: Preaching: Communicating Faith in an Age of Skepticism, by Tim Keller

Review by Robert Kinney | 08.28.2015

This volume is worth reading for its clear and convincing exhortations to be more culturally literate in our preaching and teaching ministries

What’s Your Point? 5 Suggestions for Clearer Sermons

By Robert Kinney | 9Marks Journal: Expositional Preaching | 06.09.2015

The best sermons bring the weight of the text to bear on the hearts and minds of the people.

5 Steps for Finding the Point of Any Passage in Scripture

By Robert Kinney | 08.27.2013

There is no magic formula. There is, however, a handful of things you can find in your text, no matter where you are in the Bible, that will help you find its point.

Churches Raising Up Pastors – Charles Simeon Trust

By D. Helm, R. Kinney | 9Marks Journal: Raising Up the Next Generation of Pastors | 02.25.2010

Here are the Charles Simeon Trust’s answers (submitted by David Helm and Robert Kinney). The Simeon Trust is based out of Chicago, Illinois.