Hershael York

Hershael York
Dean of the School of Theology; Victor and Louise Lester Professor of Christian Preaching

York serves as Dean of the School of Theology and Victor and Louise Lester Professor of Christian Preaching at Southern Seminary. He is also senior pastor at Buck Run Baptist Church.

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Episode 49: How Long Should You Spend on Sermon Prep?

In this episode, Hershael York talks about how pastors in various circumstances can best prepare for sermons while using the time they have efficiently.

Episode 48: How to Prevent Burnout in Ministry

In this episode, Hershael York talks about the importance of rest and taking care of oneself while actively doing ministry.

Episode 47: Invitations at the End of Sermons

In this episode, Hershael York talks about how to incorporate a gospel invitation into each sermon without manipulating a congregation.

Episode 46: Expectations of a Pastor’s Wife

In this episode, Hershael York discusses the important role a Pastor’s wife plays in supporting a ministry.

Episode 45: Challenges a Pastor May Face in Ministry

In this episode, Hershael York discusses the challenges that Pastor’s face at various times in their ministry. If you’re not a Pastor, this episode provides insight on what the role looks like from behind the pulpit.

Episode 44: How to be a Missions-Minded Church

In this episode, Hershael York walks through how to be a church that cares for missionaries, and how to be mindful of those working in the field through giving and mission trips.

Episode 43: How to Practice Church Discipline

In this episode, Hershael York talks about the importance of practicing church discipline and how to get ahead of it.

Episode 42: Should You Marry Two Unbelievers?

In this episode, Hershael York talks about preaching the gospel while counseling non-christians that are preparing for marriage.

Episode 39: Preaching Secondary and Tertiary Issues

In this episode, Hershael York explains how a pastor should approach second and third tier theological issues from the pulpit.

Episode 38: Protecting and Cultivating Your Marriage

In this episode, Hershael York explains how ministry leaders can invest in the most valuable relationship in your life and ministry.

Luke 18:35-43

Preach the Word

Preacher, watch your tone in the pulpit

The orality of preaching makes it a more powerful medium than writing.

Luke 22:24-34

Episode 36: Abraham Kuruvilla discusses hermeneutics and the gift of singleness.

On the season 3 finale of Pastor Well, Dr. York sits down with Abraham Kuruvilla (author; professor of preaching and pastoral ministries, Dallas Theological Seminary; diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology) to discuss hermeneutics and the gift of singleness.

Episode 35: Steve Gaines discusses Adrian Rogers and the SBC presidency.

Dr. York sits down with Steve Gaines (senior pastor, Bellevue Baptist Church in Cordova, TN) to discuss Adrian Rogers and the SBC presidency.

Episode 34: Adam Dooley discusses joyful friendship & preparing for life’s storms.

Dr. York sits down with Adam Dooley (senior pastor, Englewood Baptist Church in Jackson, TN) to discuss joyful friendship & preparing for life’s storms.

Episode 33: Clint Pressley discusses preaching and pastoring in North Carolina.

Dr. York sits down with Clint Pressley (senior pastor, Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC) to discuss preaching and pastoring in North Carolina.