Jonathan Edwards

GREAT PREACHERS AND THEIR PREACHING: JONATHAN EDWARDS

The following article is part of a series of articles that will traverse church history to examine the preaching of great preachers. In July 1741 Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) preached about “a spider, or some loathsome insect” dangling over a fire as a met... Read More »

Learning to Preach from Jonathan Edwards: The Preacher as a Burning and Shining Light

Jonathan Edwards (1703–1758), the great colonial American pastor and theologian, is generally not known as a great preacher. Rumor has it that he seldom made eye-contact with his audience; if he wasn’t reading his sermon manuscript he would stare off towar... Read More »