Preaching in the Tradition of Jonathan Edwards

My hope in writing this post is that you would be encouraged to learn about preaching from one of the greatest American (British!) preachers that ever lived…. As you know I am very interested in the theology of Jonathan Edwards. Over my career as a student at Fuller I have written many papers on JonathanContinue reading “Preaching in the Tradition of Jonathan Edwards”

The Challenge of Acts 2:42-47 (pt. 2)

So yesterday I mentioned some of the challenges of preaching out of Acts 2:42-47 (which should be incredibly easy… but its not). The reason I wrote the blog yesterday was because I was sitting at my local Starbucks, STUCK, not knowing where to take the sermon. So what I did was I stopped and prayed.Continue reading “The Challenge of Acts 2:42-47 (pt. 2)”

Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 3)

Hey fellow preachers and teachers. For a third time I thought it would be cool to let you in on how I organize my thoughts in preparing a sermon. I usually pray, approach the text, pray more, read again, pray, outline main ideas, form a rough outline, pray, then write out the sermon verbatim. IContinue reading “Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 3)”

Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 2)

Hey fellow preachers and teachers. Once again I thought it would be cool to let you in on how I organize my thoughts in preparing a sermon. I usually pray, approach the text, pray more, read again, pray, outline main ideas, form a rough outline, pray, then write out the sermon verbatim. I want toContinue reading “Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 2)”

Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 1)

Hey fellow preachers and teachers. I thought it would be cool to let you in on how I organize my thoughts in preparing a sermon. I usually pray, approach the text, pray more, read again, pray, outline main ideas, form a rough outline, pray, then write out the sermon verbatim. I want to share withContinue reading “Organizing My Sermon Thoughts (Pt. 1)”