Matthew McKellar

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

Galatians 2:1-10

Locate the Passage 2:1-10 is the first preaching unit of Galatians 2. It follows Paul’s selective autobiography (1:11-24) and records his interaction with the Jerusalem apostles. Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expository... Read More »

Galatians 1:11-24

Locate the Passage 1:11-24 is Paul’s testimony which follows the introduction (1:1-5) and affirmation of the uniqueness of the gospel of Christ (1:6-10). Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expository. Determine the Structure... Read More »

Galatians 1:6-10

Locate the Passage 1:6-10 follows Paul’s greeting and stresses the absolute uniqueness of the gospel of Christ. Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expository/hortatory. Determine the Structure of the Passage The heart of thi... Read More »

Galatians 1:1-5

1. Locate the Passage 1:1-5 is the introduction to the letter 2. Identify the Genre The macro level is epistolary. The micro level is expository. 3. Determine the Structure of the Passage This passage includes Paul’s customary introduction with one exception... Read More »

Finishing Well

SWBTS Chapel sermon called Finishing Well by Southwestern professor, Dr. Matthew McKellar. Read More »

Breakout Session: Matthew McKellar

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

Jonah 4:5-11

Locate the passage Jonah 4:5-11. This passage is comprised of the last seven verses of Jonah. Genre Historical Narrative. This particular passage highlights the climactic dialogue between the LORD and Jonah the prophet. Determine the structure of the passage T... Read More »

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 »