Reviewed by Ryan Schildroth
I just finished a challenging book on preaching by R. Albert Mohler titled He Is Not Silent: Preaching in a Postmodern World. I initially picked it up because postmodern thought is everywhere in our society. I hoped ...more
With the rise of John Piper and his ministry, there has also been a resurgence of puritan writers and their teaching, of whom Jonathan Edwards holds a chief position of honor. Much of John Piper's teaching ministry is rooted in the ...more
"For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth" (Matt. 12:40).
This prophetic word from Jesus ...more
Many of you have heard the term "missional" before. It is a buzzword among churches that are seeking to be relevant in their communities in bringing the gospel of Jesus Christ to a lost world. Missional churches see themselves as missionaries ...more
*Originally posted on 9Marks.org. Republished with permission.
One Thing I Remember from Preaching Class
by Kevin DeYoung
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 ...more
This article, "The Importance of What You Say," by Scott Berkun is a good reminder for preachers. Some excerpts:
Just about anyone in the professional world is, in effect, a professional speaker. Every single idea in the history of the business world ...more
Like many of you, I plan out my preaching calendar for the year and typically I rotate between preaching through a book of the Bible and then the occasional topical series in between. But what do you do when those "interruptions" ...more
So what makes a great preacher?
For those of us who weekly prepare messages, that question often seems to be answered by the criticism or applause of those who sit under our teaching and preaching ministry. We also live in a ...more