Ray Ortlund on Power in Preaching

Dr. Raymond Ortlund Jr., pastor of Immanuel Church in Nashville, recently spoke on “Power in Preaching” at the 2008 Mullins Lectures at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  I would like to direct your attention to his messages and encourage you to...

Profoundly Encouraged

This past Monday, I was sitting in Atlanta’s Hartsfield airport enjoying a sub sandwich and happened to leave my book on the table. The book I was reading was God-Centered Evangelism by R.B. Kuiper (really good, BTW). The lady, standing next to me in line, saw...

Check Out “The PIT”

I have often written about the disconnect between seminary and the local church. One of the major setbacks, for instance, are ministers will little experience in preaching and teaching and will soon enter their first ministerial context. I recall in preaching class...

Provoke the Vote 2008: “Yes We Can!”

Ladies and gentlemen, it is time to provoke the vote. I realize that we have built bridges to Mars, put some grease and grime on glossy theology, and reintroduced 17th century giants in the midst of a dwarfed 21st century spirituality. But alas, we are just getting...