Avoiding Confusion in Gospel Preaching: The Need to Clearly Explain the Saving Message of Christ

“It’s not what you say, it’s what people hear.”[1]Frank Luntz, Words That Work (New York: Hyperion, 2007). This, the subtitle of the book Words That Work by renowned political consultant Frank Luntz, reminds us as we proclaim the gospel we must do so w... Read More »

Testifying to Gospel Preaching: Jesus and the Gospel in the Old Testament

One of the greatest aspects of the Bible is the forward nature of the plan of God. From the first words we find in Genesis to the last amen in Revelation, we see a plan that is constantly moving forward. The Old Testament weaves throughout its pages the messag... Read More »

Awaiting Gospel Preaching: Should Church Members Expect the Gospel in Every Sermon

If you’ve been in ministry for any length of time, then you know there are some times that we just get it wrong. We exegete a text wrongly, use a joke that is not helpful or even distracts, or we jump on a “soap-box” and go in a direction that has nothin... Read More »

Gospel Preaching: Is Jesus the Central Theme of Every Sermon?

Gospel Preaching is the Proclamation of the Good News. The Good News, as understood in the Word of God, is that Jesus Christ died on the cross for the sins of man and rose from the dead on the third day! The death, burial and resurrection of Jesus is the Gospe... Read More »

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