Matthew McKellar

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

1 Peter 1:1-12

1 Peter 1:1-12 Observations on 1:1-2: elect (eklektois), exiles (parepidemois), dispersion (diasporas), foreknowledge (prognosin), sanctification (hagiasmo), obedience (hupakoen), “sprinkling” points to sacrifice, “… peace be multiplied…” (optative... Read More »

1 Peter Introduction

Overview of Background/Setting The emphasis of the epistle on the pilgrim posture stresses the distinctiveness of the Christian lifestyle and the allegiance of the saints to a city “whose builder and maker is God.” But Christian pilgrims are not “just a ... Read More »

Breakout Session: Matthew McKellar

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

The Refreshment That Pauses

Dr. Matthew McKellar’s The Refreshment that Pauses lecture at the 2017 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop – Preaching the Book of Philemon. Read More »

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 »