Letter to a Young Preacher

Note: J. M. Pendleton was a leading 19th century Baptist preacher, pastor, educator, and theologian. See Thomas White, ed., Selected Writings of James Madison Pendleton, 3 vols. (Paris, AR: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 2006). Here is one of his letters, rich with...

4 KEY PRINCIPLES OF PREACHING

As one who has listened to preaching for more than 50 years, studied it for more than 40 years, and taught it for 30 years, I am always thankful for those who faithfully preach the Word. However, many of today’s pulpits are filled with their fair share of curiosities,...

SERMON SNIPPETS FROM 1 JOHN 3:11-18

If we are to love everybody, does that mean we have to like everybody? How do I go about loving people I don’t like, even in the church? I’m just asking the question I know you are asking right now in your mind! It seems to me there is a very clear, practical,...