For the Truth.
For the Church.
For the World.
For the Glory of God.

Preaching

On technology and preaching

Being distracted is not the biggest risk of using technology in preaching. The greater danger is missing God himself.

Four keys to reading (and teaching) the Psalms

Let us give praise to God for the Psalms and praise him with the Psalms.

Hope for the weary preacher

Father, as I preach, guide me in truth. Protect me from error. Show them he’s true. Let them taste of his beauty.

Your audience may be small, but your sermon’s impact may be huge

Instead of waiting for the removal of difficulties, we ought to consider them as purposely laid in our way, in order to try the sincerity of our religion.

3 Elements that need to be in every funeral sermon

“Don’t preach them into heaven. Don’t preach them into hell. Just preach the gospel for the people who are there.”

Preach holiness, for we are not frightened enough

God is holy and we are not, yet that seldom frightens us into action.

I am a sinner preaching to sinners

I am not worthy to be a minister, but Christ was worthy for me. I do not and will not measure up, but Jesus perfectly measured up for me. The gospel is true for God’s people in the pew and it is true for me, his herald, as well.

Five ways to fight “preaching hangover”

You may call it something different, but every pastor knows it well. It is the mental, emotional, and spiritual crash that takes place on Monday as a result of pouring your heart and soul out in the proclamation of God’s Word to God’s people the day before.

Recovering from a dud

How should a preacher handle the occasional failure even after extensive study and spiritual preparation?