Tag: Vance Havner


“Needed: A Return to Old-Time Preaching” — Vance Havner (Part 3)

The preacher of today must be apocalyptic: He ought to sound like the book of Revelation, for we are living in a grand and awful time. I heard a radio preacher some time ago take as his text, “When these things begin to come to pass, lift up your heads for your redemption draws nigh.”   …Continue Reading


“Needed: A Return to Old-Time Preaching” – Vance Havner (Part 2)

NOTE: This is Part 2 of an article by Vance Havner which appeared in 1978 and is well worth the read! Watch for Part 3!   The preacher we need is authoritative:  My Lord taught as one “having authority and not as the scribes,” and a lot I hear today sounds like the scribes.  “There was   …Continue Reading


Needed: A Return to Old-Time Preaching — Vance Havner (PART 1)

NOTE: This is Part 1 of an article by Vance Havner which appeared in 1978 and is well worth the read! Watch for Parts 2 & 3! In these wild and weird and wicked times, the work of the preacher is being rethought and revamped and reexamined. He’s being pushed away from the center of   …Continue Reading