From & Before God: A Practical Introduction to Expository Preaching – Sugel Michelén (2019)

Sugel Michelén, From & Before God: A Practical Introduction to Expository Preaching (Nashville: B&H Publishing, 2019), 270 pp. From & Before God: A Practical Introduction to Expository Preaching is a book designed to train and equip beginning preachers. The author, Sergei Michelén is senior pastor of Iglesia Biblica del Señor Jesucristo in Santo Domingo, DominicanContinue reading “From & Before God: A Practical Introduction to Expository Preaching – Sugel Michelén (2019)”

The Whole Counsel of God: Why and How to Preach the Whole Bible – Tim Patrick and Gary Millar

Tim Patrick and Andrew Reid, The Whole Counsel of God: Why and How to Preach the Entire Bible (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2020), 242 pp. It is always beneficial for a preacher at every stage of ministry to explore the finer points of his preaching craft. Preachers always have new things to learn and growth shouldContinue reading “The Whole Counsel of God: Why and How to Preach the Whole Bible – Tim Patrick and Gary Millar”

LET THE EARTH HEAR HIS VOICE – Greg R. Scharf (2015)

Preaching is at the very heart of the New Testament church. Yet many preachers find themselves struggling to prepare, lack the exegetical and theological tools to research adequately, and struggle to deliver sermons that connect with people. Greg R. Scharf identifies some of these homiletical struggles in his new book, Let the Earth Hear HisContinue reading “LET THE EARTH HEAR HIS VOICE – Greg R. Scharf (2015)”

A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF PREACHING – Jason C. Meyer (2013)

Anyone who fills John Piper’s shoes deserves to be heard.  That’s my attitude about Jason C. Meyer, the young pastor who recently accepted the call to serve as Senior Pastor at Bethlehem Baptist in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  John Piper writes the forward to Meyer’s new book, A Biblical Theology of Preaching.  Piper eagerly endorses the newContinue reading “A BIBLICAL THEOLOGY OF PREACHING – Jason C. Meyer (2013)”

THE KIND OF PREACHING GOD BLESSES – Steven J. Lawson (2013)

There is a crisis in the church, a crisis of preaching that is both expository and biblical.  Dr. Steven Lawson identifies this crisis in his newest book, The Kind of Preaching God Blesses.  And while Lawson takes time to uncover the preaching crisis, the lion’s share of the book is a measured antidote; an antidote thatContinue reading “THE KIND OF PREACHING GOD BLESSES – Steven J. Lawson (2013)”

PREACHING FOR GOD’S GLORY – Alistair Begg (2001)

Originally published in 1999, Alister Begg’s Preaching for God’s Glory is a welcome reminder that points to the necessity of expository preaching. Begg argues that preaching should by definition be expository, “Bible-based, Christ-focused, marked by doctrinal clarity, a sense of gravity, and convincing argument.”  He clearly chronicles  the tragic demise of this kind of biblicalContinue reading “PREACHING FOR GOD’S GLORY – Alistair Begg (2001)”