'Preaching' Tagged Posts

'Preaching' Tagged Posts

The Expulsive Power of a New Affection

Tomorrow morning at theology breakfast we’re planning to read the sermon by Thomas Chalmers (Scottish pastor who lived from 1780-1847) titled “The Expulsive Power of a New Affection”. In preparation for this we’ve updated the language so it’s a little easier to understand. Below is an outline that will hopefully make it a little easier to follow. Lord willing, we’ll post the audio of the reading to the RBC sermon page tomorrow morning.

The Aim of Sermons

In his preface to “Fifteen Sermons on Various Subjects” Jonathan Edwards wrote about a few things for his readers to keep in mind as they read, particularly about how to think about sermons: The reader cannot be insensible for the disadvantages attending all posthumous works, especially sermons, which are generally prepared only for the next sabbath, and for a particular congregation, and often in great haste, and amidst many avocations. Yet if in these sermons he shall find the most…

“Paul the Missionary, Realities, Strategies and Methods” by Eckhard Schnabel

Schnabel, Eckhard J. Paul the Missionary: Realities, Strategies and Methods. Grand Rapids: IVP Academic, 2008. Hebrews 13:7 “Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.” In light of this passage Paul the Missionary: Realities, Strategies and Methods is a great resource to consider how we might imitate Paul’s faith and his way of life in pursuing spread of God’s kingdom through the preaching of the gospel and starting churches.…