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What words should a pastor long to hear after conducting a funeral?

I am often given the opportunity to preach funerals where I do not know the deceased or their family.  This was one of those occasions.  I preached a funeral of an unbeliever with many other unbelievers present.  When conducting a

Posted in Funerals, Preaching

What was a faithful element of C.H. Spurgeon’s ministry largely overlooked?

Charles Spurgeon is celebrated as one of the most gifted, dedicated, brilliant, and impacting preachers and pastors in history.  This honorable distinction is given by most because of his piercing, articulate, Christ-centered, and Word-driven sermons that were heard and have

Posted in Hospital Visitation, Oversight of Souls, Preaching

How does a pastor feed his flock a balanced diet in preaching?

My friend, Brian Hedges has written a very helpful article for us answering this question.  Brian is a pastor, faithful preacher, and sound thinker.  You will be helped to read the article and heed his counsel: Shepherds feed sheep. And

Posted in Oversight of Souls, Preaching

What produces a powerful sermon?

There are many correct answers to this question:  the power of the Word of God, the filling and movement of the Holy Spirit, the giftedness of the preacher, the eagerness of the people to hear, all could be mentioned when this question

Posted in Preaching, The Pastor's Soul
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