Jimmy Draper

The Secret of Preaching: What Do I Preach?

Now that we know why we preach, we must determine what we preach. The only valid and sufficient basis for preaching is the Word of God. It is the Word of God that establishes and confirms the theology and ministry of the church. It alone adequately addresses t... Read More »

The Secret of Preaching: Why Do I Preach?

The most significant thing the pastor does is to preach the Word of God. While he must engage in many different tasks, his preaching remains the most important because it is the most visible and valuable. Many of the congregation will never see the pastor exce... Read More »

Preaching Interview: Jimmy Draper

Dr. Jimmy Draper sits down with Dr. Barry McCarty for an interview to discuss preaching and pastoral ministry. Read More »

Breakout Session: Jimmy Draper

Jimmy Draper’s breakout session at the 2017 Text-Driven Preaching Conference. Read More »

A Servant’s Role in Ministry

SWBTS Chapel sermon called A Servant’s Role in Ministry by Dr. Jimmy Draper. Read More »

The Preacher and the Importance of Godly Character

1 Peter 1:1-2; 13-16 Peter begins his epistle by calling believers “Temporary residents”. That term literally means “beside the people.” It reveals the necessary separation and the dynamic saturation of believers in the world. We are always resident al... Read More »

A Look Back at How Expository Preaching Changed My Ministry

Both my father and grandfather were Southern Baptist pastors. I grew up in church and loved it. My grandfather was in the first class to begin at Southwestern when it first moved from Waco to Fort Worth. He obtained two degrees over the years 1910 to 1914. He ... Read More »

Success in Ministry

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Success in Ministry by Dr. Jimmy Draper. Read More »

The Call to Ministry

SWBTS Chapel sermon called The Call to Ministry by Dr. Jimmy Draper. Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – November 3, 2009

SWBTS Chapel sermon for November 3, 2009 by Dr. Jimmy Draper. Read More »