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5 Questions on Preaching with Eric Douglas

Pastor Eric Douglas has been married to Amanda for 10 years and they have three children. He has been the pastor of  Moreland First Baptist Church in Moreland Kentucky since 2011 and has been preaching for over 10 years. He is also adjunct instructor of religion for West Kentucky Community and Technical College since 2011, previously adjunct preaching instructor for Clear Creek Baptist Bible College. Eric is also author of the book Blessed Assurance Find […]

5 Questions on Preaching with Jason Allen

Dr. Jason K. Allen is the president of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, in Kansas City, MO. – one of the largest and fastest growing seminaries in North America under his leadership. Additionally, Dr. Allen also serves as an associate professor for preaching and pastoral ministry. He has author two books: The SBC & the 21st Century: Reflection, Renewal & Recommitment and Discerning Your Call to Ministry: How to Know For Sure and What to Do About It. Keep […]

Privilege of Preaching

The history of preaching leaves an undeniable body of evidence that God uses men who are committed to the Word, to holiness, and to the power of preaching. God anoints such men and speaks through them to save the lost and to edify and rally the saints. To this end we should master every available means to improve our knowledge of the Word, our ability to craft biblical sermons, and our skill at connecting with […]

Traditional Sermon Models

Traditionally, sermons have been categorized according to various forms based upon certain qualities. Delineations of these forms frequently have included the expository sermon as another sermon model. Each of the following forms, however, could and should be subjected to the expositional process. Topical. The topical sermon is built around some particular subject. The idea for the subject may be taken from the Bible or elsewhere. Usually the preacher gathers what the Bible teaches about one […]

What Makes Sermons Practical?

Sermons are not about just imparting information. They should be custom-built to change lives. We don’t want to fill their heads; we want the proclamation of the Word to grip their souls and motivate them to conform to the will of God. Our approach to the Bible and to preaching, therefore, has application as its ultimate goal. Application is what makes the Bible come alive and makes sermons practical. – Preaching with Bold Assurance by Bert Decker […]

5 Questions on Preaching with Dan Rosser

Pastor Dan Rosser is the Senior Pastor at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Elijay, GA. He has been in ministry for 28 years with 20 of those years as a pastor. He has also been married for 25 years and has two children. Q1: How long does it typically take you to prepare a sermon? A: Typically it takes about 8 hours to prepare a message then I study the sermon three to four hours […]

5 Questions on Preaching with Joe McKeever

Dr. Joe McKeever has been preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ for over 50 years. He spent 42 of those years pastoring six Southern Baptist Churches and five years as Director of Missions for the Southern Baptist churches in metro-New Orleans. He has also been writing and cartooning for religious publications for over 40 years. Though he is now retired and living in New Orleans, he is constantly on the road filling pulpits. Find Dr. […]

Giveaway: “Recapturing the Voice of God: Shaping Sermons Like Scripture” by Steven W. Smith

Enter below to win a copy of Recapturing the Voice of God:  Shaping Sermons Like Scripture by Dr. Steven W. Smith. There is a difference between preaching from the Bible and preaching that allows the Bible to drive the substance, structure, and spirit of the sermon. A text-driven sermon allows the structure of the text to become buoyant, to come to the surface so that the sermon can be built around that structure. In this way […]

5 Questions on Preaching with Tom Ascol

Dr. Tom Ascol has served as a pastor of Grace Baptist Church since 1986. He regularly preaches and lectures at various conferences throughout the United States and other countries. serves as the Executive Director of Founders Ministries. You may read his insights at the Founders Blog and at his personal blog – Q1: How long does it typically take you to prepare a sermon? A: This can vary significantly depending on the circumstance. In the rhythms […]

5 Questions on Preaching with Spencer Haygood

Spencer Haygood (M.Div., SBTS) has been a pastor for 23 years and Senior Pastor of Orange Hill Baptist Church for 13 years. He also works as an adjunct professor at Brewton-Parker College and Anderson University. He serves as a chaplain in the Georgia State Defense Force and as a Senior Chaplain for the Cobb County Police Department.  Q1: How long does it typically take you to prepare a sermon? Any given Sunday morning message will take 15-20 […]

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