Preaching

Biblical Theology: Ballast for Preaching (Part 2 of 3)

By D. Helm, J. Miles | 08.27.2014

Good preaching will require the facility to rightly recognize both typology and analogy.

Biblical Theology: Ballast for Preaching (Part 3 of 3)

By David Helm | 08.27.2014

The Charles Simeon Trust has created an interactive online course called Preaching and Biblical Theology.

The Word Works, Even When It Doesn’t

By Matt McCullough | 08.26.2014

The Word is profitable, Paul insists, even when the results have been discouraging. So there’s nothing to do but to keep on preaching that Word, in season and out of season.

Preaching for the “Home Run”

By Mike McKinley | 08.22.2014

Most sermons are “base hits.” The preacher presents the meaning of the text, teaches and applies it faithfully, and the congregation receives it gladly.

Maybe I Do Want Topical Preaching?

By Jonathan Leeman | 08.21.2014

Dear Mr. Young Expositional Preacher. I am a member of your church. Call me Johnny Average Church Member. First of all, I am very grateful for your commitment to expositional … keep reading…

Stop Preaching to “Non-Christians”

By Mike McKinley | 06.12.2014

I hate the word “non-Christian”. Christians use it all the time to describe people who are not Christians.  For example, we might say something like, “I invited my non-Christian neighbor … keep reading…

Learning to Be Yourself as a Preacher: From One Still Trying to Do Just That

By Kevin DeYoung | 06.12.2014

One of the hardest things for any preacher to learn, especially young preachers, is to simply be yourself. 

Sermon Illustrations

By Thabiti Anyabwile | 06.12.2014

Dee, thanks for both your question about illustrations and for your thoughtful response to Mike about how not to get burned out from giving counsel to the people.  I found that … keep reading…

In Defense of Preaching Models

By Aaron Menikoff | 06.12.2014

I think we need to be careful. As I read Scripture, I’m struck by a couple things that are pertinent to this topic. First, we should expect that a disciple … keep reading…

One Thing I Remember from Preaching Class

By Kevin DeYoung | 06.12.2014

This has helped me. I pass it along to any young preachers out there looking for free advice. When you come to a passage there are four things you can … keep reading…

Theological Pop-a-Lock

By Greg Gilbert | 06.11.2014

Mark Dever and I are considering, someday, writing a book together about preaching.  In one of the sections of this imagined book, there would be a transcript of one or … keep reading…

Overcoming the Monday Morning “Preaching Hangover”

By Brian Croft | 06.10.2014

How do you overcome the Monday morning “preaching hangover”? You may call it something different, but every pastor knows about it.  It is the mental, emotional, and spiritual crash that … keep reading…

Nine Marks of a Prosperity Gospel Church

By D. A. Horton | 9Marks Journal: Prosperity Gospel | 01.15.2014

A prosperity gospel church is a purely anti-nine marks church.

A Softer Prosperity Gospel: More Common Than You Think

By David Schrock | 9Marks Journal: Prosperity Gospel | 01.14.2014

Five trademarks of a subtler strain of prosperity teaching.

Evangelism without an Altar Call

By Aaron Menikoff | 9Marks Journal: Evangelism - Part 2 | 10.25.2013

Wait, you can do evangelism without an altar call? Read on.