Text-Centered Preaching vs. Text-Driven Preaching

What is the difference between a sermon that is “text-centered” and one that is “text-driven”? Expository preaching is preaching that is text-centered but not necessarily text-driven. Preaching that is text-driven best exemplifies what expository preaching is about....

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,...

Preaching by the Numbers

Charles Seife’s Proofiness: How You’re Being Fooled by the Numbers is nothing short of fascinating. For some reason, most people are addicted to the stupefying combination of numbers and credibility. “If you want to get people to believe something really, really...