Bible Sermon

Building a Life-Transforming Sermon

            The Baptist minister Alexander Maclaren once said, “The Gospel is not a mere message of deliverance, but a canon of conduct; it is not a theology to be accepted, but it is ethics to be lived. It is not to be believed only, but it is to be taken into life as a guide.” As ministers, we have a divine biblical …

Preaching Biographically: An Interview with Charles Swindoll

Through his books and Insight for Living radio broadcast, Charles Swindoll has become one of America’s best-known preachers. Following his service as President of Dallas Theological Seminary, he became the founding pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas. He was interviewed by Preaching editor Michael Duduit. Preaching:  Several of your books have originated in sermon series on biblical characters What drew you …

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More than a Holiday

As Christians, we must be careful to not allow the Christmas season to be reduced to nothing more than a holiday.

Christmas Season

Christmas and the Church: The Spirit of the Season

As the holidays approach, there seems to be a new spirit in the air. A spirit of hope that things are getting better and that there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel.  At this time last year, people were seriously debating the wisdom of getting together for Thanksgiving feasts, Christmas parties, or New Year’s celebrations. Was …