As long as there are persons who have yet to embrace the gospel, there is a need for preaching — and not just any preaching. What is needed is gospel-centered preaching that boldly appeals to lost men and women to turn to Jesus Christ.
Just as the work of redemption belonged to Jesus alone, so elements of his preaching can only be reflected in ours.
If you preach long enough, you’ll encounter textual variants. Here’s what you should know when you do.
Dr. York sits down with Bob Russell (author, former pastor of Southeast Christian Church in Louisville, KY) to discuss preaching, pastoring, and ministry that endures.
Dr. York sits down with author, pastor, and speaker Sam Allberry to discuss singleness, same-sex attraction, and preaching.
Dr. York sits down with Dr. Thomas Schreiner, James Buchanan Harrison Professor of New Testament Interpretation and Professor of Biblical Theology and Associate Dean of the School of Theology, to discuss preaching, theology, and writing.
A sermon is not primarily an exercise in rhetorical skill. Instead, it is a proclamation of Christ’s finished work with implications for holy living.
In episode 4 of the Pastor Well podcast, Dr. York sits down with John Onwuchekwa — Pastor of Cornerstone Church in Atlanta, Georgia — to discuss church planting, prayer, and preaching.
Expository preaching takes the whole burden off the preacher and places it where it belongs: on the Word of God. It is the Word’s job to feed the sheep. As the preacher, I just set the table.
When ethical and moral imperatives are proclaimed as sufficient, even abstracted from Jesus, the result is a crossless Christianity in which the central message becomes an exhortation to live according to God’s rules.
Pastor, you are a Christian first. If you did not carry out your calling effectively, rest in the finished work of Christ and in the knowledge that you are a child of God by faith alone.
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…
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.
There are many more questions we could ask of our sermons, but these five get to the heart of biblical preaching.