A cliché among preachers is that you should preach your sermon to yourself before the congregation. I agree with that sentiment, but I will say that it is not easy. At times, I will find myself thoroughly convicted by the biblical text and even by some of the great saints I reference in my illustrations. Such was the case recently … Read More
Real drama is real life, lived in view of the created order: love, sin, desperation, judgment, hope, and restoration. Les Misérables captures it well.