We’ve made adjustments. We’ve got tons of hand sanitizer. We’re social distancing. We’ve got masks. Let’s watch out for each other, and let’s not neglect meeting together. It’s time to gather again.
An expositional sermon is one in which the main idea of a text of Scripture is the primary point of the sermon, and ideally the sermon would show the congregation how.
There are parts of the Bible that are tough to read. Sometimes there are places where sin is described in unfortunately accurate detail. Sometimes there are places where our our sin is clearly exposed. Sometimes there are places where brutal announcements of judgment offend our Western sentimentality. Big chunks of Hosea fall into the latterContinue reading “Read to the End (or Why Are We Preaching Through Hosea?)”
When I was in seminary, at the zenith of youthful pride, I mentioned to several compatriots that I disapproved of the preaching of C. H. Spurgeon (aka “the Prince of Preachers”—I should have known). My reasons were legitimate concerns about what we call today a “Christ-centered” approach to preaching. In short, the accusation was thatContinue reading “I Repent—Spurgeon Was a Great Preacher”