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Acts 1-4 resources

March 21, 2011


We are spending 2011 preaching through the book of Acts. It’s been rocking my world as we study the movement of the Gospel, Holy Spirit, and Church in the earliest Christian community. I have been struck the most by the Apostles consistent one-two punch of miracles (both healing & killing!) and preaching in tandem – […]

Why Johnny Can’t Preach

November 24, 2009


If you’ve ever taught a class at a seminary or undergraduate Bible institution, I’d bet you’ve said something along the lines of “I can’t believe these men are training for ministry, and yet they exhibit such sloppiness when it comes to a basic ability to ______________ (fill in the blank with any number of fundamental […]

Ed Young Jr. on sermon prep

May 14, 2009


Ed Young Jr, pastor of Fellowship Church in Texas, is one of the most creative communicators/preachers on the planet. In this video he shares how he prepares his messages and what tools he uses for study. Interesting. HT: 210 Leadership Blog more about “Ed Young Jr. on sermon prep“, posted with vodpod

dr. danny akin and the future of the SBC

April 16, 2009


As long as I have known him, Dr. Danny Akin (President of SEBTS in North Carolina) has never backed down from a good fight.  What’s more, he refuses to fight about things that don’t matter.  Today at SEBTS chapel, he laid down the gauntlet and unleashed a very compelling message on how the SBC should […]

john chrysostom on parenting

March 28, 2009


John Chrysostom, aka the “gold-tongued preacher” of church history, is probably best-known for his unrivaled ability to preach the Bible.  As I was studying for my message this weekend on honoring father & mother, I came across a little-known sermon he preached entitled, “An Address on Vainglory and the Right Way for Parents to Bring […]

honor your father and mother

March 24, 2009


This weekend I will be preaching the fifth commandment in our current series at Highview: “The Perfect 10.”  One of the elements I am trying to include, as a practical encouragement to adults that this message is for them too, is to have some of our church members share stories as to how they are […]

finding God’s will

March 5, 2009


As a pastor, you often get asked the question: “What is God’s will for me in X situation (relationship, marriage, finances, career options, college choice, etc)?”  I have found that very few people have any type of grid for making these kinds of decisions, all of which have the potential to accelerate or derail one’s […]