Preaching

Pastors Teach

By David Mathis | 09.14.2022

We need men who are eager to teach. Not just men willing to have their arm bent once in a while to fill a slot.

Treasuring the Trail of Translation: Why Read the Greek New Testament Before You Teach the English One

By Matt Sliger | 09.06.2022

If you’ve been taught the language, read the Greek New Testament before you teach the English one. And if you haven’t been taught the language, attempt to learn it for four reasons.

Book Review: The Beauty and Power of Biblical Exposition, by Douglas Sean O’Donnell & Leland Ryken

Review by John Musyimi | 08.25.2022

‘The Beauty and Power of Biblical Exposition’ is written to help pastors pay better attention to all “the literary dimensions of the Bible,” in hopes to rescue preachers (and congregations) from “sermons filled with merely abstract theological propositions and proof-texted moral applications.”

13 Pillars for Planting Healthy Churches

By Matt Rogers | 04.11.2022

What ingredients are necessary to plant healthy, strong, biblical churches—and sustain them?

Genesis, Exodus, Isaiah . . . Oh My!—Practical Help for Preaching Longer Books

By Jeff Wiesner | 01.05.2022

I hope the following eight “tips” will help preachers delight in the Scriptures as they prepare to preach—and persevere!—through its biggest books.

Teaching the Trinity through Expositional Preaching

By Bobby Jamieson | 9Marks Journal: Sound Doctrine: The Foundation for Faithful Ministry | 11.16.2021

The Trinity is one of the most central and crucial Christian doctrines; it is also one of the least prooftext-able.

Why Preaching Is Primary and the Ordinances Aren’t

By Jonty Rhodes | 9Marks Journal: The Ordinary Means of Grace—Or, Don’t Do Weird Stuff | 07.26.2021

Still today it is through the Word, not the bare ordinances, that men and women are “born again, not of perishable seed but of imperishable, through the living and abiding word of God” (1 Pet. 1:23).

Yes, Preaching Really Does Change People

By Mike Bullmore | 9Marks Journal: The Ordinary Means of Grace—Or, Don’t Do Weird Stuff | 07.26.2021

God has promised that through this apparently weak and frail means, using weak and frail creatures like us, he will accomplish much. He has said so. He has promised to do it. Believe what God has said.

7 Reasons You Should Preach Through Revelation

By Andrew Birch | 07.23.2021

If you’ve never done it before, I hope that the seven reasons I give here encourage you to preach through the book of Revelation.

4 Reasons You Should Preach through Jude

By Matt Diaz | 03.15.2021

Christians of every era must guard doctrine as they are guarded by God. That’s the message of Jude.

On Conclusions | Preachers Talk, Ep. 20

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 03.11.2021

In this episode of Preachers Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and K. Edward Copeland about how to thoughtfully conclude a sermon.

Book Review: The Whole Counsel of God by Tim Patrick and Andrew Reid

Review by Shane Walker | 03.04.2021

Pastor, do you preach the whole counsel of God to your people?

2 Reasons to Preach through 3 John

By Doug Van Meter | 03.01.2021

The book of 3 John is only fifteen verses long; it contains a grand total of 296 words. Pastors, you should preach through it.

Baptists and Preaching: Lessons from Sprague’s Annals of the American Baptist Pulpit

By Caleb Morell | 02.26.2021

When it comes to preaching, pastors should heed the wisdom of our Baptist forefathers.

Genesis 44–45: On the Shift from Fratricide to Forgiveness, Famine to Feast (Bible Talk, Ep. 17)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 02.03.2021

Finally! Joseph tells his brothers who he is.