In answering questions about life after death, we are left with only two sources to consult. Either we turn to human experience or we turn to the Word of God. If we turn to human experience, we find many guesses, many ideas, many theories—but no sure answers.
Currently, I am preaching through a series of messages about leadership in the church. In the last message, I taught on the qualifications necessary for someone to serve as an elder in the church by summing it up to three characteristics: mature, loving, and discerning.
This Sunday I begin a new adventure. I am starting a new sermon series preaching through the book of Ezekiel. You read that right! Ezekiel. So, why would I try that? 3 reasons we must tackle these hard books.
Expository preaching is more than merely making sure that some of the topics present in the passage are present in your message. Good expository preaching seeks to determine the central thrust of the passage and make that the central thrust of the message.
I recently received an email from a pastor struggling with his schedule who asked me how I arranged my weekly schedule. Hopefully, the following will provide a template for you to think through your own schedule.