Archives for tag: Preaching

Book Notice: Preaching the Farewell Discourse

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You can’t say you weren’t informed. Scott Kellum’s fine new book, Preaching the Farewell Discourse: An Expository Walk-Through of John 13:31–17:26, is published (B&H, 2014) and available for purchase. Kellum, Associate Professor of Greek and New Testament at SEBTS, is perfectly positioned to write this book, as he is both … Read More »

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Heart to Heart: Octavius Winslow’s Experimental Preaching

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Octavius Winslow (1808–1878) was one of the most influential evangelical preachers in the English-speaking world during the Victorian era. Like his more famous contemporary, Charles Spurgeon, Winslow was famous for his experiential Calvinism that in many ways embodied the older puritan spiritual tradition. Winslow also had one of the more … Read More »

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Recommended Preaching Books by Southeastern Faculty

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Yesterday, we inaugurated the Ed Young Sr. Chair of Preaching at Southeastern Seminary. Our president, Dr. Danny Akin, was installed into the Young Chair. Pastor Young, the chair’s namesake and senior pastor of the Second Baptist Church in Houston, was our guest preacher during the chapel service. Following the chapel … Read More »

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There is Not Such Thing as Gospel Cynicism

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Yesterday, Steven Smith, a preaching professor and vice president at Southwestern Seminary, preached a fine sermon in our chapel at Southeastern Seminary. His text was the parable of the seeds in Matthew 13. I would encourage you to watch the sermon online. In his sermon, Dr. Smith mentioned two types … Read More »

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Read, Pray, Sing: The Psalms as an Entryway to the Scriptures

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We wanted to alert you to an upcoming conference hosted by our friends at the Ryan Center for Biblical Studies at Union University. The conference, which will be held on April 12-13, is on the topic Read, Pray, Sing: The Psalms as an Entryway to the Scriptures. Several faculty members from … Read More »

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Pastorally Speaking: Andrew Hopper on “Team Sermon Planning: A Sure Bet in Teaching Men to Preach”

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[Editor's Note: This post continues the “Pastorally Speaking” series: posts written by pastors for pastors. Andrew Hopper is Lead Pastor of Mercy Hill Church, a new church plant in Greensboro, N.C. He writes on the topic of training others to preach by team-planning for weekly sermons.] I am convinced that … Read More »

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Top 40 Resources (Or So) For an Exegetically-Minded Preacher to Buy (Pt. 4): “Big Picture” Texts

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By: Bruce Riley Ashford & Grant Taylor The first three installments of this series dealt with exegetical tools, dictionaries, and commentaries. This installment deals with biblical theology texts, at both the scholarly and popular levels. These books provide the “big picture” which frames the individual texts that we preach and … Read More »

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Top 40 Resources (Or So) For an Exegetically-Minded Preacher to Buy (Pt. 2): Dictionaries

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By: Bruce Riley Ashford & Grant Taylor The first installment of this series provided a list of helpful Hebrew and Greek exegetical tools for the preacher. This installment provides a list of dictionaries that will help the preacher. Although we realize that we are not likely to get trampled by … Read More »

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Top 40 Resources (Or So) For an Exegetically-Minded Preacher to Buy (Pt. 1): Hebrew and Greek Tools

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By: Bruce Riley Ashford & Grant Taylor A while back, BtT posted a brief list of “Top 25 Books (Or So) For a Young Theologian to Buy (And Read).” At the request of some of our readers, we are following up on that post by providing a list of helpful … Read More »

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An Invitation to Study Preaching at Southeastern

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At the heart of the pastor’s task is the proclamation of the Word of God to the people of God. We are called to be ready to preach, in season and out of season (2 Tim 4:2) because human proclamation is God’s ordained means to making known the gospel of … Read More »

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