Barry McCarty

Dr. Barry McCarty is Professor of Preaching and Rhetoric
at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Breakout Session: Logos and Sermon Prep

Breakout session on Logos and Sermon Prep at the 2019 Text-Driven Preaching Conference. Read More »

Breakout Session: Barry McCarty

Barry McCarty’s breakout session at the 2019 Text-Driven Preaching Conference. Read More »

Preaching with Rhetorical Flourish

There is an Arab proverb that says, “He is a good speaker who can turn an ear into an eye.” Good speakers and preachers use words as artists use brushes and paint. If you would persuade, portray. Don’t merely present a truth, picture it. The Bible says t... Read More »

Communicating Credibly

In the earliest surviving treatise on the subject of persuasion, The Art of Rhetoric (330 B.C.), Aristotle said there are three things that persuade listeners: logos, pathos, and ethos. Logos is the persuasive appeal of a sound argument supported by good evide... Read More »

Plenary Session: McCarty and Mitchell

Dr. Barry McCarty and Dr. Eric Mitchell’s plenary session at the 2018 Text-Driven Preaching Workshop. Read More »

Plenary Session: Barry McCarty

Dr. Barry McCarty’s plenary session at the 2018 Text-Driven Preaching Conference. Read More »

Breakout Session: Barry McCarty

Barry McCarty’s breakout session at the 2018 Text-Driven Preaching Conference. Read More »

Paul’s Appeal

Dr. Barry McCarty’s Paul’s Appeal lecture at the 2017 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop – Preaching the Book of Philemon. Read More »

Preaching Interview: Barry McCarty

Dr. Barry McCarty sits down for an interview to discuss what Hollywood screenwriters tell us about storytelling. Read More »

The Bleeding Woman

SWBTS Chapel sermon called The Bleeding Woman by Dr. Barry McCarty. Read More »