The essentials of a competent sermon

I was chatting with somebody recently about what makes a good sermon. I have had similar conversations over the years with different people. To some

Complementarianism, the regulative principle holding for all of life & how we undermine our own principle

If you’re a regulative principle type – that is, you think God ultimately determines how he is to be worshipped – you will likely have

What should we make of the breaking of bread in Acts 2:42?

Yesterday, somebody raised the question about the use of breaking bread in Acts 2:41-47. Specifically, what are we to make of the breaking of bread

We need more than mere explanation

I wonder what aspect of sermon preparation and/or preaching you tend to find the hardest? I wonder what most preachers find the most difficult bit?

Bad interviews & bad preaching: three questions to ask (and answer) when preaching

Somebody highlighted the following clip from Sky News on Twitter. They hailed it as a great example of not giving politicians an inch. Personally, I

Pouring cow urine over the text

I am prepping sermons in 1 Kings at the moment and came across this section in Dale Ralph Davis’ Focus on the Bible commentary. We

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