Spurgeon called the 3 R’s “three doctrines that must be preached above all else,” and they draw from three different chapters of Scripture that “deal with the things in the fullest manner:” Genesis 3:14-15 (Ruin), Romans 3:21-26 (Redemption), John 3:1-8 (Regeneration). Why do I think it makes a good preaching or evangelism method? Because each of…
What if you miss something bigger than missing out on a sermon or singing when you don’t gather with your church body?
Church revitalization leaders should be consummate students of risk-taking.
The pages of Scripture overflow with the doctrine of uncomfortable grace.
Annoyance is not an attribute someone can possess; it’s a response we have.
Do you shrink back from saying what you believe to gain the praise of others?
Every number is a person, with a face and a soul—but we must remember that we are not pastoring assembly lines.
The Lord’s Supper is not a private meal that individuals share with Jesus. It is a communal meal for all of Christ’s people to worship together.
All faithful pastors regularly feel pressed to their limits. Here’s how to thrive in your weakness.
I plan to continue this practice for the rest of my life, for I never outgrow the need for the practical wisdom of this divinely-inspired book.
Sermons must be accurate and eloquent. Pointing people to Christ through proclaiming the Scripture demands committed excellence in every way from every fiber of our being.
Let’s power down, seek to connect with one another, and encourage each other to press on as we together proclaim the faith once for all delivered to the saints .
There are many more questions we could ask of our sermons, but these five get to the heart of biblical preaching.
The Puritans can teach us how to suffer, serve, and lead with faithfulness.
5 steps to using Greek and Hebrew in your sermons (without boring your church)
To have self-control is to fight temptation and put sin to death. Not just one day, every day. Not just one hour, every hour.
Disappointment is a gauge of how a person perceives his life—what he believes about it and wants from it.
The Sermon on the Mount may be the most well-known and most misunderstood sermon in all of history.