Sin-Exposing Preaching

 I once heard a pastor tell me that he avoids prodding and poking from the pulpit.  We were interrupted so I couldn't respond, but reading this by Darrin Patrick made me think of that conversation.  I like how Patrick puts it. "Scripture is exceedingly clear about what God loves and what God hates.  This is… Continue reading Sin-Exposing Preaching

Can’t Anyone Be A Preacher?

 One common American evangelical idea is (quite American): if a person wants to preach, shouldn't he/she be able to do so?  This is one of those areas in which the civil/cultural ideas of the day have trickled into the church, affecting her right down to the core.  In other words, we all have the right… Continue reading Can’t Anyone Be A Preacher?