Russ Barksdale

How is Preaching Received Today?

In his classic homiletical work, Between Two Worlds: The Challenge of Preaching Today, John Stott insists that the preacher keep one foot firmly planted in the ancient text and one planted in the contemporary context; one in the biblical world and one in the c... Read More »

Preaching Pointers from James

The book of James is one of the most intriguing, compelling, and relevant books in the Bible. Preaching out of it will be a blessing to both the preacher and congregation, even though it has been a source of controversy for centuries. ┬áIts canonicity was, for... Read More »