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February 2012

Integrative Model for Preaching Series by Dr. Kenton Anderson

The following is taken from the appendix of “Preaching with Conviction”. My daughter and I had a disturbing conversation a few months ago. It was a typical father/daughter discussion. She wanted to do something I thought might be inappropriate and I said so with all the fatherly tenderness and respect I thought necessary for such an occasion. She was quick, however, to sense the nature of my rebuke. “Dad, I don’t need to hear a sermon,” she said as she turned her back on me and walked away. She was nine years old. Her response stung, given that I make

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5 Things We Do Today Instead of Preaching the Word

5 Things We Do Today Instead of Preaching the Word: —Excerpted from a talk given at the Acts 29 Lead Pastors’ Retreat in 2011– by Pastor James McDonald I wish I could tell you that most pastors are preaching the Word. I can’t—some are not. Here are five things we may choose to do instead of preaching the Word. 1. Entertaining“Music, drama, and video, felt needs, topics, more stories” None of those things are wrong—unless they displace the preaching of the Word of God. Some teachers will tell you that you need to tell stories in your sermons or you

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Inclusiveness and Evangelical Boundaries

Does Inclusivism Fall Within the Boundaries of Evangelicalism?: In each issue of Credo Magazine we feature “From the Horse’s Mouth” where we ask a pressing question to notable pastors and scholars. In the January issue of Credo Magazine, “In Christ Alone,” we asked: Does inclusivism fall within the boundaries of evangelicalism? Our responders included: Paul Helm, Richard Mouw, Stephen Wellum, and Terrance Tiessen. Find out what they had to say! Open publication – Free publishing To view the magazine as a PDF Click Here The January issue argues for the exclusivity of the gospel, especially in light of the movement

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Preaching With or Without Notes

Preaching With or Without Notes – Biblical Preaching by Peter Mead by Glenn Leatherman on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 4:34pm I preached with notes for a decade, sometimes extensive, sometimes brief. Three years ago I switched to preaching without notes. I would not go back. … There are more important things than whether you preach with or without notes. It’s more important to be Biblical, to have clear big idea, specific purpose and relevance. So I would not make a definitive case for no notes as opposed to with notes or with manuscript preaching (although to be honest I

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Preaching With or Without Notes

Basic Training For Defending The Faith Watch and learn as the late Dr. Greg L. Bahnsen teaches you how to think as a Christian. God didn’t call us to be secret agents; He demands our minds, as well as our hearts, and expects us to be able to give a reasonable defense for the hope that is in us (1 Peter 3:15). Dr. Bahnsen reveals that our job as Christian apologists is not to change unbelieving hearts, but to simply close the mouth of the unbeliever. This 5-part video series will show you how. The Mith of Neutrality (Part 1)

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Glenn Leatherman

I am first of all a disciple and follower of Jesus Christ. I affirm Evangelical Christian beliefs as well as  Gospel driven in philosophy of ministry. I am married to Ann and am raising 2 wonderful boys – Jonathan and Andrew. My purpose is to build disciplemaking disciples that are becoming fishers of men in fully displaying of God’s Glory in all things. Learn more

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