Preachers’ Talk — Episode 5: On Preaching in a Distracted AgeBy D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 05.21.2020
In this episode of Preachers’ Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm and Ed Copeland about preaching in a distracted age.
Moving from Topical to Expositional Preaching in Immigrant Churches: Five Steps of PreparationBy Alex Hong | 05.14.2020
If you’re the main preacher in an immigrant church, how can you move your people to love expository preaching? Consider these five practical suggestions.
What Advice Would You Give Churches Livestreaming Their Services?By Greg Gilbert | 05.01.2020
If your church has decided to make the decision to livestream, here are some pieces of advice you may find helpful.
Book Review: Letters to My Students: Volume 1, Jason AllenReview by J. Josh Smith | 04.23.2020
Every preacher can profit from Allen’s book but it will prove to be most helpful among preachers in training.
A Response to Scot McKnight and Matthew BatesBy Greg Gilbert | 04.22.2020
“King Jesus came into the world to save sinners.” Now that’s good news. So why on earth would anyone want to reply to that, “Eh, half of it is, anyway”?
A T4G 2020 Sermon: What Is and Isn’t the GospelBy Greg Gilbert | 04.15.2020
The cross and the kingdom are theologically inseparable because the only way into the kingdom is through the cross.
Why We Produced the Church Questions SeriesBy Sam Emadi | 04.09.2020
The church isn’t just one aspect of the Christian life, it’s the context of our Christian life—it shapes all the other aspects of our Christian obedience.
The Imperative-Indicative BalanceBy Bryan Chapell | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 04.08.2020
Any preaching that is distinctively Christian must keep listeners from confusing, or inverting, our “who” and our “do.”
How (Not) to Preach the Old Testament ProphetsBy Nick Roark | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
Preaching faithfully from the Old Testament is always a challenge. But preaching faithfully from the Old Testament Prophets is perhaps most challenging of all.
How (Not) to Preach the GospelsBy Aubrey Sequeira | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
The Gospels give us beautiful portraits of Jesus; they give us rich theology. But they come with their own set of hermeneutical and homiletical challenges—challenges we must know how to navigate to faithfully proclaim Christ.
How Long Should a Sermon Be?By Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
How long should you preach on Sunday?
Preaching to Different Kinds of HearersBy Jonathan Leeman | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
The preacher’s task is to hold up reality as the Bible presents it, and to ask how it compares to what his hearers have been calling reality. He asks if all the promises that sin has been making to them have turned out to be true.
How (Not) to Preach the PsalmsBy Jim Hamilton | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
Don’t preach the Psalms in isolation—from their immediate or broad context. May God bless his Word in your mouth, and may the sentiments in the Psalms be the heartbeat of God’s people.
4 Reflections after Listening to 18 Hours of Sermons in America’s Biggest ChurchesBy Colton Corter | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
What’s the preaching like in America’s biggest churches? That’s the question I set out to answer.
I Was A Gospel-Believing Preacher Who Didn’t Preach the GospelBy Ed Moore | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
I was a minister of the gospel who for many years did not preach the gospel to my flock. How did this happen? Let me back up.