Matthew McKellar

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

Jonah 3:10-4:4

Locate the passage Jonah 3:10-4:4. The passage includes the last verse of Jonah 3 and the first four verses of Jonah 4. Genre Historical Narrative Determine the structure of the passage This passage essentially has three key movements. The first movement is ce... Read More »

Jonah 3:1-9

Locate the Passage. Jonah 3:1-9. This passage begins in the third of Jonah’s four chapters. It records events which occur after his experience in the belly of a fish. Genre Historical Narrative Determine the structure of the passage The passage begins with a... Read More »

Jonah 1:17-2:10

Locate the passage This passage begins with the last verse of Jonah 1 (2:1 in the Hebrew text) and includes all ten verses of Jonah 2. The passage begins with Jonah being swallowed by a God-appointed fish, proceeds with an account of the prayer of Jonah and co... Read More »

Jonah 1:4-16

Locate the passage Jonah 1:4-16. The passage commences with an account of a great storm and concludes with sailors sacrificing to the LORD after having thrown Jonah into the sea. Genre Historical Narrative. This account stresses the LORD’S action, the intera... Read More »

Jonah 1:1-3

Locate the passage Jonah 1:3. This is the introduction to the book of Jonah. Genre Historical Narrative. The entire book of Jonah-4 chapters and 48 verses-is an extended example of historical narrative. Determine the structure of the passage The structure of t... Read More »

Jonah Sermon Starter

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

Preaching Interview: Crafting Masterful Illustrations

Dr. Matthew McKellar, Associate Professor of Preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, sits down with Dr. Barry McCarty for an interview to discuss Crafting Masterful Illustrations. Read More »

Preaching Ruth 2

Dr. Matthew McKellar’s Preaching Ruth 2 lecture at the 2016 Advanced Expository Preaching Workshop – Preaching the Book of Ruth. Read More »

Preaching Interview: Crafting the Main Idea of a Sermon

Dr. Matthew McKellar, Associate Professor of Preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, sits down with Dr. Barry McCarty for an interview to discuss Crafting the Main Idea of a Sermon. Read More »

The Preaching Ministry of W.A. Criswell

While the name W. A. Criswell is known and revered among many evangelicals and Southern Baptists, it would appear that some are in need of an introduction or refresher course on the colossal contribution this man made in Christendom generally and in the pulpit... Read More »