Malachi was the last voice of God to the people of Israel before the heavens went silent for about 400 years. Such a voice must be significant, even if only for that reason.
If we leave off the gospel in our sermons and only preach moral imperatives, then we reduce our message to moralism.
Evangelicals prioritize preaching. However, an emphasis on the expositional teaching of the Bible will naturally and organically result in a defined confessionalism
Zechariah is the longest of the twelve Minor Prophets, and in my opinion it’s also the richest, most elegant, and most Christological, too.
Haggai is a hidden gem that brings great encouragement for those prepared to dig for it.
As preachers, we are not only the Lord’s heralds, we are also the Lord’s remembrancers, reminding God’s people of their obligations to the covenant with our king while also calling God’s people back to covenant faithfulness whenever they may wander.
You should preach Zephaniah for many reasons. But the greatest is that it will compel you at every turn to preach Christ—crucified, risen, and returning.
You should preach through Habakkuk because of Epicurus, Luther, Leibniz, and Jesus.
The preaching of God’s Word aims at the transformation of the whole person, and so engages the whole person of both preacher and listener.
Although it weighs in at only three chapters and punches well above its weight, Nahum ranks as one of the least preached books of the Bible. Here are seven reasons why that should change.
We need to explain and apply the text, but we should also demonstrate how we came to our conclusions from the text.
Arrington suggests that preachers use videos, props, and interviews to make your sermons more engaging and exciting. But God’s Word alone ought to compel our listeners to respond, not gimmicks and fluff.
The Westminster Assembly truly believed that the health and holiness of the church depended on the regular preaching of the Word.
Just as sure as God used Micah’s words centuries ago, he promises to surely use them now. So you can’t go wrong preaching this book.
Mailbag #74: The Wisdom of Confronting an Older Pastor . . . Is It Biblical to Call Women “Ministers”? . . . How a Pastor Should Schedule His WeekBy C. Humfrey, J. Leeman, P. Newton | 02.15.2019
— One of our elders, a man far older in the faith than us, has begun to regularly preach poor sermons. How should we respond? — I’ve noticed some SBC churches give women on staff the title of “minister” in deliberate distinction from “pastor” or “elder.” Is this practice wise? — What are some principles for how a pastor should schedule his week?