“The Preacher Who Takes Up Vos’ Biblical Theology…” (Clowney)

Over the past 15+ years I've come to a pretty strong conviction that an understanding of redemptive history is of utmost importance in the pulpit ministry.  Preaching that has no understanding of redemptive history is preaching that lacks.  There are nuances to this discussion of course.  I'm not an advocate of hyper redemptive-historical preaching.  And… Continue reading “The Preacher Who Takes Up Vos’ Biblical Theology…” (Clowney)

Dabney on Preaching: Voice and Manuscripts

Should a pastor preach from a manuscript?  Should he use a special pulpit voice and tone that is different from his regular voice and tone?  R. L. Dabney said (emphatically), No and No!  I realize these two topics are debatable, somewhat subjective, and possibly even contextual, but I do have to say I agree with… Continue reading Dabney on Preaching: Voice and Manuscripts