By Mark Dever on Jun 10, 2013
Pastor Mark Dever contrasts the simplicity of presenting the good news with the importance of teaching doctrinal discernment.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jun 27, 2014
Doctrinal sermons are fine, but do they connect to human experience?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jul 2, 2013
We preachers sometimes think that preaching the "truth" is all that is needed.
By Steven Lawson on Oct 23, 2017
"The idea that God does what He wants, and that what He does is true and right because He does it, is foundational to our understanding of everything in Scripture, including the doctrine of election."
By Jared Moore on Sep 22, 2018
"The Trinity should not be some obscure doctrine you dust off and bring out when you're speaking against other religions."
By Tyler Scarlett on Apr 5, 2014
There's no Mt. Sinai for preachers, but maybe there should be. This list is a good start.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Dec 1, 2018
We assume our congregations know the biblical story and doctrinal meaning of Christmas. So we avoid major texts and look for something new or novel to say about the old, old story.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 24, 2020
In this video John Piper answers the question, "What Bible passages do you use to base your claims about how we should preach?"
By Joe Thorn on Jul 11, 2017
One danger is emotionalism, in which we allow our feelings to interpret our circumstances and form our thoughts about God. This is putting feelings before faith. The other danger is a kind of stoicism, where faith is rooted in theology but void of affection. This tendency removes feelings from faith altogether. While it is true that our emotions should not lead our theology, it is vital to our faith that theology lead to a deep experience of our triune God.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 8, 2017
"Ask yourself, do you deserve the wrath of God forever? If your mind right now is saying, “I don’t think so. I think that hell would be an overreaction to what I’ve done and the kind of person that I am.” If that’s the way your mind is working right now, let me just have you consider four things."