Matthew McKellar

Dr. Matthew McKellar is Associate Professor of Preaching
at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Preaching Interview: Matthew McKellar

Dr. Matthew McKellar sits down with Dr. Barry McCarty for an interview to discuss Southern Baptist preaching. Read More »

Galatians Sermon Starter

Dr. Matthew McKellar, Associate Professor of Preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, continues the Sermon Starter series with the book of Galatians. Read More »

Galatians 6:11-18

Locate the Passage 6:11-18 is the last preaching unit of the letter and contains a final warning followed by a benediction. Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expository hortatory. There are two imperative commands in the pass... Read More »

Galatians 6:1-10

Locate the passage 6:1-10 is the first preaching unit in the final chapter of Galatians. Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expository/hortatory. This passage contains six key commands. Determine the Structure of the Passage O... Read More »

Galatians 5:13-26

Locate the Passage 5:13-26 is the second preaching unit in Galatians 5. 5:13 repeats the emphasis upon freedom found in 5:1. Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expository/hortatory Determine the Structure of the Passage The st... Read More »

Galatians 5:1-12

Locate the Passage 5:1-12 is the first preaching unit in Galatians 5. It connects closely with the latter part of Galatians 4 (see “free” in 4:30-31 and “freedom…free” in 5:1). Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expo... Read More »

Galatians 4:21-31

Locate the Passage 4:21-31 is the final preaching unit in Galatians 4 and follows Paul’s passionate expression of pastoral concern in 4:12-20. Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expository. The passage has only one imperativ... Read More »

Galatians 4:12-20

Locate the Passage The passage is found in the middle of Galatians 4 and represents the very “heart” of the letter. Here, we read Paul’s personal and pastoral appeal to the Galatian believers. Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro l... Read More »

Galatians 3:26-4:11

Locate the Passage 3:26-4:11 begins with a shift from the third person pronoun to the second person pronoun (“we” in verse 25 to “you” in verse 26). The passage continues in 4:1-11 with a discussion and application of the concept of sonship. Identify t... Read More »

Galatians 3:10-25

Locate the Passage 3:10-25 follows Paul’s explanation and affirmation in 3:1-9 that those of faith are the sons of Abraham. Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expository. This passage contains no imperative commands. Determi... Read More »