WHAT IS BIBLICAL PREACHING?

Eric J. Alexander has hit the bulls-eye in his little book, What is Biblical Preaching? While not designed to be a textbook on the subject, it adequately describes the preaching task. Alexander maintains that biblical preaching can be boiled down to eight key propositions: 1. Biblical preaching is fundamental in its importance. 2. Biblical preachingContinue reading “WHAT IS BIBLICAL PREACHING?”

THE PRIORITY OF PREACHING – Christopher Ash (2009)

Christopher Ash has a simple goal in his book, The Priority of Preaching.  He seeks to encouraged pastors. Ash begins by stressing the authority of the preached word.  The thesis utilizes the book of Deuteronomy: “We must listen to the voice of the Christian preacher because he is the prophet in our generation as MosesContinue reading “THE PRIORITY OF PREACHING – Christopher Ash (2009)”

THE FORGOTTEN SPURGEON – Iain Murray (1966)

There are a few books worth reading over and over.  The Forgotten Spurgeon by Iain Murray is one of them.  Murray is quick to point out that his work is not a biography.  He does, however, seek to examine Spurgeon’s life and pastoral ministry in the context of three major controversies that ensued during hisContinue reading “THE FORGOTTEN SPURGEON – Iain Murray (1966)”

HE IS NOT SILENT: PREACHING IN A POSTMODERN WORLD – Al Mohler (2009)

Dr. Al Mohler has written a clear book that describes the mandate to preach God’s Word faithfully and authoritatively.  He Is Not Silent is not to be confused with preaching methodology.  Rather, Mohler’s concern is to develop a biblical theology of preaching. Specifically, Mohler presses the need for men of God to preach expository sermons. Continue reading “HE IS NOT SILENT: PREACHING IN A POSTMODERN WORLD – Al Mohler (2009)”

PREACHING AND PREACHERS – Martyn Llyod-Jones (1971)

Preaching and Preachers by Dr. D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones is a wonderful book that emphasizes the man more than the art of preaching and spiritual preparation more than sermon preparation.  The author contends that the most urgent trend in the church and world is true preaching.  While the book was published in 1971, I believe theContinue reading “PREACHING AND PREACHERS – Martyn Llyod-Jones (1971)”