Stop Trusting Methodologies, Start Preaching the Gospel

Stop Trusting Methodologies, Start Preaching the Gospel

By J. Mack Stiles | 11.29.2018

What piece of advice would Mack Stiles, a pastor in the Middle East, give to missionaries?

3 Reasons You Should Preach through Ezekiel

By Michael Lawrence | 11.29.2018

Unless you’re one of those people that is into arcane prophecy and end-times speculation, then why should you preach the book of Ezekiel? Here are three reasons.

Episode 66 On Contextualization — Pastors Talk

Episode 66: On Contextualization (with John Folmar and Trip Lee)

By J. Folmar, J. Leeman, M. Dever, T. Lee | 11.27.2018

What’s the goal in contextualization? How do we know if we’ve gone too far, or not far enough?

Bad Biblical Theology Leads to Bad Sermons

By Sam Emadi | 11.19.2018

All of us—not just preachers—should beware bad biblical theology. But what exactly does bad biblical theology look like?

5 Reasons You Should Preach Through Lamentations

By Mark Vroegop | 11.09.2018

When you’re preaching through the Bible, don’t neglect Lamentations.

Preacher, Study the Text—But Also Study Your People

By Sean DeMars | 11.05.2018

A preacher who studies the text but not his people is missing out on clearer application and more nuanced communication.

4 Reasons You Should Preach through Jeremiah

By Joel Kurz | 11.01.2018

Four themes throughout this ancient book will particularly benefit your congregation today.

Is Pornography Use Ever Grounds for Divorce?

By Thomas R. Schreiner | 9Marks Journal: The Pastor and Pornography | 10.29.2018

In Matthew 5:32 and 19:9, Jesus gives grounds for divorce based on sexual immorality (porneia). Does pornography use qualify?

4 Reasons You Should Preach through Isaiah

By Kyle Newcomer | 10.25.2018

Here’s the message of Isaiah: the Lord’s day of judgment and salvation is coming, and when it does, his glory will be revealed through his anointed Servant-King.

Is expositional preaching the best way to preach?

By Mark Dever | 10.24.2018

God’s word — more than the cleverness of the preacher — is far better prepared to help us see the world around us.

3 Reasons You Should Preach through The Song of Solomon

By Aaron Menikoff | Church Discipline | 10.18.2018

The Song of Songs certainly is about marriage. However, since marriage is a window into the relationship between Christ and the church, the Song of Songs is about the gospel, too.

An Open Letter to the Preacher Writing a Sermon

By Lewis Allen | 10.17.2018

Dear fellow preacher, I want to say one thing to you today as you work on your sermon.

3 Reasons You Should Preach through Ecclesiastes

By Matt McCullough | 10.11.2018

Ecclesiastes surprises people. That’s partly because it says things you don’t expect to hear from the Bible.

Three Reasons You Should Preach through Proverbs

By Juan Sanchez | 09.27.2018

Proverbs makes for challenging preaching, but who else is going to teach our people how to read wisdom literature if we don’t?

3 Reasons You Should Preach through the Psalms

By David King | 09.20.2018

It’s been said that all of life with God is expressed in the Psalms. That’s true, and your people need the comprehensive discipleship course found in this book. Our own souls need it, too.