Must you preach it in every sermon? How do you prevent every sermon from sounding the same or flattening your text?
Perseverance is a drum pastors can always afford to beat, especially during a pandemic. And Hebrews tells us how to persevere: look to Christ who persevered before us, and for us.
Genesis 1:1–3:19 | On the Serpent, the Promised Seed, and Nahash the King of the Ammonites (Bible Talk, Ep. 1)By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 09.09.2020
These first three chapters of the Bible are so important because they set the trajectory for everything that comes next—all the way until we get to Revelation 22.
When I became a lead pastor, I preached the gospel enthusiastically, but I didn’t understand its winnowing power or how positive that process would be.
I want to reflect briefly on whether and how the preexistence of Christ could impact the preaching of the Old Testament.
The pulpit should not be a place where personal stories, experiences, cultural commentaries, or philosophical musings dominate, but where Scripture is proclaimed, explained, and applied to a congregation.
What should new churches focus on? What should their priorities be in their early years? Titus gives us an answer.
Some of God’s truth may not be welcomed by your hearers. That must not deter you. Preach all that God has spoken. Do not judge the effectiveness of the word of God; let it judge you.
God requires clarity, not cleverness; doctrinal fidelity, not rhetorical flourish.
In and around the shadows of the pulpit, soul-damning dangers lurk.
Pastors are often tempted to be dissatisfied with their churches. Some long for greater prominence and larger congregations. But this dissatisfaction is part of the Enemy’s lies; such outcomes must be left to the Lord.
David Helm and Ed Copeland have both been preaching at the same place for more than 20 years. In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with them about how all preachers should think about preaching for the long haul.
Brothers, preach 1 Timothy. And don’t wait too long. You and your congregation need its Christ-centered focus for the church.
As pastors and preachers, the urgency of the whole epistle presses us particularly. It reminds us of the weight of responsibility we carry as we speak truth and press for a right response.
In this episode of Preachers’ Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and Ed Copeland about preaching in a distracted age.