Allegorical Interpretation: Finding the Line Before You Cross ItBy Robert Kinney | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
Allegory is something less than exposition. It’s difficult to know where to draw the line. How far is too far?
What Would the Puritans Say to Us Now? Learning from Puritan Prescriptions on PreachingBy Matt Haste | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
What comes to your mind when you imagine a Puritan pastor in the pulpit? Long, boring sermons? Monotone diatribes?
The Three Most Important Words I Learned in Seminary: “Textual, Epochal, Canonical”By David Schrock | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
This approach to reading Scripture doesn’t mean we’ll perfectly understand or apply God’s Word. Scripture is perfect; interpreters aren’t
Must You Share the Gospel in Every Sermon? Invitation Without the Altar CallBy Aaron Menikoff | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
Sometimes the road to Christ is wider, and sometimes it’s narrower. But it’s always there, and the faithful preacher will call believers and unbelievers alike to repentance and faith whenever the Book is opened.
Gospel-Centered Preaching in Hard PlacesBy Andy Prime | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
I’ve been in ministry for about ten years. The first half of that decade I preached largely in chinos, a v-neck sweater, and boat shoes. The second half of that decade I’ve preached largely in tracksuit-bottoms, t-shirts, and trainers.
“Thou Shalt Not Steal” and Other Sermon Points I Didn’t Make Up: Some Thoughts on Pastoral PlagiarismBy Jared C. Wilson | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.31.2020
Pastoral plagiarism matters because worship in “spirit and truth” (Jn. 4:24) matters. Plagiarized preaching is in fact a big deal. How do we know that?
Why Mature Christians Need Gospel-Centered PreachingBy Jeramie Rinne | 9Marks Journal: What's Wrong With Gospel-Centered Preaching Today? | 03.30.2020
In my experience, mature believers not only need gospel-centered preaching, but in fact savor it. Here’s four things this type of preaching does for those grown-up in their faith.
Expositional Imposters (Expanded)By Mike Gilbart-Smith | 9Marks Journal: Expositional Preaching | 03.09.2020
Here are 12 kinds of sermons that appear to be expositional, but actually aren’t.
Book Review: Reformed Preaching, by Joel BeekeReview by Mark Redfern | 03.05.2020
Reformed Preaching offers a robust assessment of the core of biblical preaching: reaching the heart of people with the Word of God through the heart of the preacher.
5 Reasons You Should Preach through 1 ThessaloniansBy Nick Gatzke | 03.02.2020
First Thessalonians is immensely practical and wonderfully motivating. It paints the picture of the grandeur of God and the glory of the gospel. Your church will benefit greatly.
Brothers, Preach Your Heart Out — No Matter How Few People Are in the RoomBy Tim Counts | 02.28.2020
Brothers, it bears repeating because we can be so tempted to believe otherwise: the value of preaching Christ is not dependent on the number of your listeners.
4 Reasons to Preach through ColossiansBy Trent Hunter | 02.21.2020
Preaching through Colossians is a privilege. Here are four reasons why.
Preachers’ Talk – Episode 2: On Defining “Expositional Preaching” (with H. B. Charles)By D. Helm, H. B. Charles, J. Meeks, K. Edward Copeland | 02.20.2020
In this episode of Preachers’ Talk, Jeremy Meeks chats with David Helm, Edward Copeland, and special guest H. B. Charles about expositional preaching.
5 Reasons You Should Preach through PhilippiansBy Paul Tautges | 01.31.2020
In Philippians, the apostle demonstrates how the fullness of the believer’s joy is rooted in his relationship to Christ—in the event of justification and in the progress of sanctification.
Episode 111: On Expositional PreachingBy J. Leeman, M. Dever | 01.21.2020
In this Pastors’ Talk episode, Jonathan chats with Mark about expositional preaching.