Deron Biles

Dr. Deron Biles is the Dean Emeritus of Southwestern Center for Extension Education, Professor of Pastoral Ministries and Preaching, School of Theology and School of Preaching, Director of Professional Doctoral Studies, School of Preaching, Fort Worth Campus

Breakout Session: Deron Biles

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

Breakout Session: Deron Biles

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

Learning to Preach from Alexander Maclaren

How God uses who God uses is up to Him.  I have long since given up bemoaning gifts God has not given me. Our job is simply to be faithful with what God has given us everywhere He may lead us. Have you ever marveled at God’s grace in your life? The story of... Read More »

Preaching with Theological Clarity

The National Review carried an article recently which quoted Democratic National Committee Chairman, Tom Perez, complaining that voters are being “Influenced By The ‘Pulpit On Sunday.’”  My initial response was “Hhmm … I hope so!”  Fran... Read More »

Nehemiah Introduction

Rise up and Build The title is taken from Neh. 2:18. It is the response of the people to Nehemiah’s challenge to them in 2:17.  Nehemiah exhorted the people, “let’s rise up and build. And the people responded, “Let us rise up and build.”  The overa... Read More »

Nehemiah Sermon Structures

The Nehemiah Sermon Structures were written by Dr. Deron Biles, is the Dean Emeritus of Southwestern Center for Extension Education, Professor of Pastoral Ministries and Preaching, School of Theology and School of Preaching, Director of Professional Doctoral S... Read More »

Nehemiah 13:1–28

Context of the Passage: As the people continued to read God’s Word, they found additional areas where they had failed in their relationship with Him.  Chapter 13 records that after 12 years in Jerusalem, Nehemiah returned to his post in the Persian court. H... Read More »

Nehemiah 11:1–12:47

A Ministry of Gratitude Context of the Passage: These chapters describes Nehemiah’s efforts to restore Jerusalem as the Holy City for the Jewish people.  They list those who repopulated the city, describe the celebration of the dedication of the wall, and t... Read More »

Nehemiah 10:1–39

Vows to keep Context of the Passage: The people made their commitment public.  They signed their names to it. By signing the agreement, they accepted the standards stipulated and assumed the risks of disobedience.  The leadership was key in stepping up, but ... Read More »

Nehemiah 9:1–38

Corporate Repentance Context of the Passage Nehemiah 9 records the events after the completion of the Solemn Assembly which was held after the seven day celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles.  The Feast of Tabernacles took place in the seventh month from th... Read More »