What’s in the Water? — Combatting Superstition and Sentimentalism with Scripture (Part 1)

By Trent Hunter | 05.26.2021

If we’re going to get baptism right, we need our thinking and practice shaped by Scripture. That’s why at my church our elders recently entered a study about baptism.

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

By Caleb Morell | 05.24.2021

Just like today, Baptists were in the nineteenth century were a “big tent” denomination. Differences persisted, but they were handled with charity.

Exodus 19–20: On Thoughts, Words, Deeds, Deeds, Words, Thoughts (Bible Talk, Ep. 28)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 05.19.2021

At this point in Exodus, we have the people of God at the mountain of God to receive the Law of God in order to engage in the worship of God.

On Ethos (Preachers Talk, Ep. 22)

By D. Helm, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 04.08.2021

What’s ethos? That vital and indispensable attribute of credibility.

Exodus 8–10: On Finding Out There’s Something Rotten in the State of Egypt (Bible Talk, Ep. 24)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 04.07.2021

By the end of Exodus 10, the whole nation of Egypt is covered in total darkness—so much so that “they did not see one another, nor did anyone rise from his place for three days.” It’s as if the people of Egypt were stuck in a grave.

On Overview Sermons | Pastors Talk, Ep. 165

By J. Leeman, M. Dever | 03.30.2021

In this episode of Pastors Talk, Jonathan chats with Mark about the value of preaching big chunks of texts, including whole books in one sermon.

Protect Sound Doctrine

By Jaime Owens | 9Marks Journal: How to Build Up Your Church: A Guidebook for Members | 03.30.2021

So, how can we protect sound doctrine? First and foremost, by filling our church with it. God’s truth is never as vulnerable as when it’s rarely received.

Exodus 5–7: On Slowed-Down Wifi and Waiting in a Two-Hour Line Before Space Mountain (Bible Talk, Ep. 23)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.17.2021

By the end of Exodus 7, the Lord has brought the first plague against Egypt. But before we get there, Moses makes us wait.

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.

Exodus 3–4: On Moses Milling about in Midian Until His Momentous Mountain Moment (Bible Talk, Ep. 22)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.10.2021

At the beginning of Exodus 3, Moses is milling about in Midian with some sheep. The God shows up in a burning bush and everything changes.

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?

Exodus 1–2: On Moses and the Ark—And Tracking Aslan on the Move (Bible Talk, Ep. 21)

By A. Duke, J. Hamilton, S. Emadi | 03.03.2021

Genesis ends with Joseph’s bones in a box in the belly of the beast. Exodus begins with Israel being fruitful and multiplying under the harsh rule of a Pharaoh who knows neither Joseph nor his God.

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.