Preaching

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.

3 Reasons You Should Preach through 2 John

By Sean DeMars | 01.27.2021

The little books of the Bible like 2 John often get neglected, don’t they? But they shouldn’t.

Book Review: A Little Book for New Preachers, by Matthew Kim

Review by Benjamin Vrbicek | 12.03.2020

Kim’s book is a short, accessible resource that can spark meaningful conversation among pastoral interns or a church staff.

7 Reasons to Preach through 2 Peter

By Garrett Kell | 11.30.2020

Growing in grace. That’s what 2 Peter is all about. Here’s why you should preach through it.

Book Review: Expository Exultation, by John Piper

Review by Raymond Johnson | 11.12.2020

The weekly sermon is of supernatural import, where both the speaker and listener are transformed by the word of God.

Book Review: The Heart of the Preacher, by Rick Reed

Review by Caleb Greggsen | 10.29.2020

The Heart of the Preacher is a devotional book for preachers that provides clear, biblical prescriptions for guarding and building up your heart to serve God’s people.

4 Reasons You Should Preach through 1 Peter

By Matthias Lohmann | 10.21.2020

If you want to help your people prepare for our rapidly secularizing and increasingly hostile culture, preach through 1 Peter.

3 Reasons to Preach through James

By Noah Braymen | 10.05.2020

The way that leads to trouble often seems harmless and at times helpful. The book of James brings sinners back from the By-Path Meadows of sin to the narrow way of Christ that leads to life (Matt. 7:13–14)

Preachers Talk, Episode 10: On Preaching the Gospel

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 09.24.2020

Must you preach it in every sermon? How do you prevent every sermon from sounding the same or flattening your text?

3 Reasons You Should Preach through Hebrews

By Bobby Jamieson | 09.14.2020

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.

Want Your Church to Enjoy Unity? Let the Gospel Do Its Dividing Work.

By William Farley | 09.04.2020

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.

How Should the Preexistence of Christ Shape How We Preach the Old Testament?

By Greg Lanier | 08.28.2020

I want to reflect briefly on whether and how the preexistence of Christ could impact the preaching of the Old Testament.