Why Do We Preach?

Michael DuduitMichael Duduit, PreachingLeave a Comment

Why did God consider preaching to be something of such urgency that He places a divine calling upon selected messengers to proclaim His Word? What is the purpose of this task we call preaching? Why do we preach? If you were to look at the average sermon, you might easily assume that the purpose of preaching is to teach people … Read More

If Your Illustration Causes You to Stumble, Sharpen It!

Kris BarnettGeneral, Kristopher Barnett, Sermon IllustrationsLeave a Comment

In the fall, some of my colleagues proposed a point-counterpoint theological debate for our blog posts at MinistryU.  Since several of my colleagues mined the depths of biblical and historical theology studies during their doctoral work while I simply spaded the surface exploring the practical theology of homiletics, I did not express any interest in getting involved.  Think about it, … Read More