Shane Pruitt

Light and Heat: What is Heat?

The Puritans viewed the pulpit as a place that always needed both light and heat. Light came from the Word of God to push back the darkness in a heart and soul. Heat was the passion exuding from the heart and the soul of the preacher. It was a hot May Sunday n... Read More »

Preaching God’s Sovereignty

The sovereignty of God is a doctrine that often causes a quagmire for the evangelical community. Some of our brothers and sisters in the faith are ready to storm the stage with pitchforks and torches when the song, I Have Decided to Follow Jesus, starts. Then,... Read More »

Preaching Interview: Shane Pruitt

Shane Pruitt sits down with Dr. Barry McCarty for an interview to discuss preaching and evangelism. Read More »

Awaiting Gospel Preaching: Should Church Members Expect the Gospel in Every Sermon

If you’ve been in ministry for any length of time, then you know there are some times that we just get it wrong. We exegete a text wrongly, use a joke that is not helpful or even distracts, or we jump on a “soap-box” and go in a direction that has nothin... Read More »

Preaching the Doctrine of the Holy Spirit

There was once a lady attending one of those cold-dead churches that we all dread. While the preacher was preaching, she stood up and proclaimed, “I found the Holy Spirit! I have found the Holy Spirit!” Immediately, a grumpy old deacon stood up and yelled ... Read More »