4 Ways to Create a Short Sermon Series from a Big Bible Book

Today’s guest post comes to us from EvangelicalFocus.com. You can preach the landmarks of a Bible book over the course of a few Sundays. Let’s say you want to preach from a bigger book, but you like the idea of shorter series – is that possible?  Here are a few suggestions: 1. Preach a shorter section – instead of feeling … Read More

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Preaching Myths

Today’s guest post comes to us from Peter Mead for EvangelicalFocus.com. There are plenty of myths floating around. You may have heard of some. You may have thought of others. Here are a few that bear a little bit of scrutiny. Let’s start with this one: 1. Since the preacher was led by God in the preparation, it would be … Read More

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Broadus on the Necessity of Powerful Preaching

“In every age of Christianity, since John the Baptist drew crowds into the desert, there has been no great religious movement, no restoration of Scripture truth, and reanimation of genuine piety, without new power in preaching, both as cause and as effect.” – John Albert Broadus, dubbed “the world’s greatest living preacher” by Charles Spurgeon

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Last Chance: Planning Your 2018 Preaching Calendar Webinar

Save yourself HOURS and set up your preaching plan for the New Year: starting tomorrow you can attend one of the final six sessions of my all-new Planning Your 2018 Preaching Calendar webinar. This has been our most popular webinar — I didn’t want you to miss the training that has helped so many other senior pastors! This webinar is … Read More

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John Broadus on Preaching

“Brethren, we must preach the doctrines; we must emphasize the doctrines; we must go back to the doctrines. I fear that the new generation does not know the doctrines as our fathers knew them.” – John Albert Broadus, dubbed “the world’s greatest living preacher” by Charles Spurgeon

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Sunday Scripture: The Light of the World

“Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, ‘I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.’” – John, 8:12 (NLT)

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Evaluating Your Preaching

Today’s guest post comes to us from Sterling Edwards for the North American Mission Board. There are many aspects of preaching that are so important and so vital to our ministry. Every time that we get up to preach we are aware of the fact that: There are people who hear us every week and there are people who have come … Read More

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Luther on the Marks of a Good Preacher

Today’s guest post comes to us from Carl Trueman for TheAquilaReport.com. While there has been an understandable reaction in parts of the Reformed world against the kind of radical downgrading of ordained ministry which has come to mark much of the evangelical world, this has itself created problems. Perhaps most obvious is the priestly culture it can generate, where the … Read More

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How to Preach Well According to Martin Luther

Today’s guest post comes to us from ProPreacher.com as we celebrate Martin Luther’s contributions to ministry on this 500th anniversary of the Reformation. On top of his many other responsibilities, Luther was a preaching machine. He preached an estimated 4,000 sermons in his lifetime, of which we have approximately 2,300 of those sermons preserved today. On average, Luther preached 120 … Read More

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