Preaching

The Role of the Holy Spirit in the Exposition of Scripture

April 19, 2017

Preaching is technical business.  Like an excavator who searches for treasure, the expositor of Scripture must have the right tools, the right knowledge, the right methods, and the right...

Book Reviews Preaching

Favorite Books on the Subject of Preaching

April 17, 2017

Like any laborer who is worthy of his hire, the preacher of God’s Word must endeavor to maximize his gifts and abilities within the vocation of his calling.  One...

Outlines Preaching

Practical Tips to Consider When Preparing an Expository Outline

April 14, 2017

A sermon outline is simply the structure of a particular passage of Scripture designed in an organized fashion to help communicate more smoothly the exposition of the text. Plain...

Preaching

How Expository Preaching Benefits the Body of Christ

April 13, 2017

Expository preaching, in its purest form, simply means to say what God has already said. Arriving to that truth is the process of exegesis, hermeneutics, and homiletics. To the...

Preaching

What the Man of God Must Do AFTER He Preaches

April 11, 2017

Hermeneutics was, by far, my favorite subject in seminary. The art and science of biblical interpretation not only inspired me to be a greater expositor of God’s Word, but...

Church Growth

10 Reasons Why Sunday Night Service is Still Important

April 10, 2017

Before I itemize the benefit and blessings of attending the Sunday night worship service, allow me to make some preliminary statements. First, the traditional worship hours that we have...

Preaching

4 Ways to Secure the Glory of Christ in Your Preaching

April 8, 2017

In his book, Heartbeats of the Holy, Keith Knauss tells the story of a farmer who went to hear John Fletcher (a devout preacher who greatly influenced the ministry...

Ministry Preaching

10 Ways to Improve Sermon Preparation

April 6, 2017

With all the time-constraints that engulf the ministry, the preacher of God’s Word must be a good steward of his sermon preparation. If he is not, he will feel...