How Does Biblical Theology Impact Preaching?

When we preach from the scriptures, we need to pay attention to where we are in the biblical story.

5 Preaching Tips from the Puritans

If these points seem obvious, it’s because they became so dominant in Puritanism and many of us are downstream from the tradition.

Preaching for the Long Haul

Sermon preparation is hard work, but the word of God and the fruit God produces through the preaching of his word are worthy of that labor invested in it.

5 Things a Pastor Should Consider When Using a Commentary

Pastors today have access to countless resources and commentaries to help aid in their preparation, but that raises the question how should a pastor use a commentary?

How Should I Preach the Funeral of a Non-believer?

I know it sounds odd to say that I enjoy funerals more than weddings, but I do, because people are dialed in.

10 Tips for Preaching Students

As a new semester begins at Bible colleges and seminaries, many students look forward to taking their first preaching course.

Episode 67: Is Expository Preaching the Only Way to Preach?

In this episode, Hershael York talks through the different types of preaching and the importance of each type.

Episode 53: What Types of Books Should I be Reading?

In this episode, Hershael York talks about how reading books broadens your mind and your heart.

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 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.

Getting America’s Most Famous (Or Infamous) Sermon Right

The God of Edwards was not a tyrant or unfair. But he is holy. And thankfully, he is slow to anger.

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.

5 Puritan Prescriptions for Gospel-Centered Preaching

Puritans weren’t content merely to defend doctrine from the pulpit; they sought to apply truth in the pews by engaging the hearts of their hearers.

“The Word Did It All”: The Necessity of Preaching According to the Protestant Reformers

The common thread from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries was the faithful, clear, passionate preaching of God’s Word combined with holding fast to the doctrine of justification by faith alone.

Bookstore Events: Jonathan Pennington “Small Preaching”

Jonathan T. Pennington discusses his new book, Small Preaching: 25 Little Things You Can Do Now to Make You a Better Preacher.

Do Facts Care about Your Feelings?

Feelings and facts work together because our feelings, when properly ordered, perfectly align with truth.

Brother Pastor, Take Up and Read

God communicated to us through a book, through the written word, and, therefore, he expects us to read.

Opposition Is Coming, Pastor. How Will You Handle It?

The Holy Spirit works through the preaching of the Word to accomplish far more than a pastor will ever know, even in opposition.