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Preaching Through James: Alistair Begg

Here is a brief biography of Pastor Alistair Begg from the Truth for Life website: Alistair Begg has been in pastoral ministry since 1975. Following graduation from The London School of Theology, he served eight years in Scotland at both … Continue reading

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Book Review – Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics

Goldsworthy, Graeme. Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics: Foundations and Principles of Evangelical Biblical Interpretation. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic, 2007. Jacketed Hardcover, 341 pp. (Review copy courtesy of InterVarsity Press.) Table of Contents Excerpts: Introduction: Can hermeneutics be saved? 1. The necessity for hermeneutics Graeme … Continue reading

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Memorizing Scripture – Some Reasons & Tools to Help

Pastor John Piper lists six reasons we should memorize Scripture (click here to read the entire article): 1. Conformity to Christ 2. Daily Triumph over Sin 3. Daily Triumph over Satan 4. Comfort and Counsel for People You Love 5. … Continue reading

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Clothing Tips for Ministers

Do you have some questions about “dressing up” as a preacher? This is not about whether one should wear a full suit or business casual or similar questions, but about those times that you know you will be wearing a … Continue reading

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Basic Sermon Prep Steps – Alistair Begg

Here’s Pastor Alistair Begg’s basic approach to preaching: 1. Think yourself empty. 2. Read yourself full. 3. Write yourself clear. 4. Pray yourself hot. 5. Be yourself, but don’t preach yourself. You can read a more detailed explanation at the blog of “Unashamed Workman,” (a … Continue reading

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The Man of God Is a Man on the Run

“A man of God is a lifelong fugitive, fleeing those things that would destroy him and his ministry…. A man of God is known not only by what he runs from, but also by what he runs toward.  Behind are the sins … Continue reading

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Quick Guide to Sermon Preparation

Dr. Hershael York, pastor of Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort and preaching professor at Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, presented a helpful one-session workshop on sermon preparation in the midst of the 2007 Power in the Pulpit Conference. You … Continue reading

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