Category Archives: Preaching

Why We Love Facebook so Much

Facebook is an incredible phenomenon. I got on it because everyone else was getting it. Now I want to get off of it and cannot. Why can’t I get off of it? What are the reasons I stay with it? … Continue reading

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S. M. Lockridge Lives

“That’s My King”The late Dr. S. M. Lockeridge, a pastor from San Diego, California,
said these words in a sermon in Detroit in 1976: My King was born King. The Bible says He’s a Seven Way King. He’s the King of … Continue reading

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How to Listen to a Sermon in 2011

Listening to a sermon can be a challenge. Haddon Robinson said, “People come with a built in skepticism to preaching. And they have a feeling your [the preacher] going to make it worse.” I’ve thought of how preachers can help … Continue reading

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Thankful for Blessings

Tomorrow, I’m going to start a short three week series called “Give Thanks.” Expressing Gratitude in Tough Times. I’m looking forward to it. Here’s what it will look like: November 14 — Share Your Faith In this message I will … Continue reading

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10 Things I Find True in Ministry

Everyone once in a while I like to just review my life and attitude toward ministry. Below are a few things I’ve found true. 1. Seminary preparation for ministry is crucial for ministry success. I didn’t grow up in the … Continue reading

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Seminary Week

I had a privilege of doing a “seminary week” at Southwestern in Fort Worth this week. Monday was a packed day in the advanced preaching conference on the book of Hebrews. Tuesday and Wednesday were library days. Thursday was a … Continue reading

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National Conference on Preaching

Last week was a busy week for me. I led a seminar entitled, “Connecting he Sermon to the Small Group.” This seminar introduced pastors to the concept of reinforcing expository preaching with sermon based small groups. The seminar went well … Continue reading

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