• Preaching: The Middle School Boy Syndrome

    Nothing else smells like middle school boys. They begin middle school with a particular odor, forgetting deodorant as often as…

  • Three Tiers of Worldview Preaching

    As faithful preachers, our proclamation must be built around the objective truths of the gospel and our experiences of finding…

  • 5 Steps to Better Preaching

    Preaching. It is not the only thing that we do as pastors, but it may be the most important thing…

  • Book Review: The Power of Habit

    I was in Boston a few weeks ago and had an opportunity to visit Harvard and its bookstore. When visiting…

  • Top 12 Books on Preaching

    I have read a lot of books on preaching. Since my dissertation focused on preaching, I have read many more…

  • Book Roundup for July

    I am still far behind my reading goal for the year, but I am at least making some headway. Here…

  • A good sermon is not like a club that beats upon the will but like a sword that cuts to the heart (Acts 2:37). At its best it pierces to our very foundations, analyzing and revealing us to ourselves (Hebrews 4:12).

    Tim Keller

    Tim Keller

    Source: Timothy Keller, Preaching (New York: Penguin, 2015), 21.

  • God’s Provision

    Romans 11:5-10. God has given his grace so that his promises could and would be fulfilled. God’s promises will be…

  • How To Listen to a Sermon

    Do you know how to read a book? The premise behind Mortimer J. Adler’s and Charle’s Van Doren’s classic book…

  • Preach So They Will Hear

    Luke, one of the other pastors at Malvern Hill, and I argue often. We do not have the kind of…