Jonathan Edwards: Powerful mind and message

It was a study in contrasts as the frail-looking preacher stood before the congregation. Weak, thin and suffering from failing eyesight, he held his manuscript close to his face and spoke calmly, seemingly with...

John A. Broadus: Professor and Preacher

One of America's greatest preachers spent most of his ministry not as a pastor but as a professor, then president, of a young Baptist seminary.John A. Broadus, born January 24, 1827 in Culpepper County, Virgini...

Preaching From I and II Peter

The issues and concerns of persons today are found in the pages of Scripture. No matter how distant we are from the experiences of New Testament Christians, those writings are still relevant to the issues which...

Twentieth-Century Sermons

What Being With Jesus Can Do For YouActs 4:1-22Some months ago the Marine Corps of the United States of America had an advertising campaign designed to increase the number of young men enlisting in their ranks....

Preaching and the Power of the Word

In his book The Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Roland Bainton includes a priceless story from the early days of Zwingli's ministry in Zurich. The year was 1519, and Zwingli's ministry in the city had rec...

The Privilege of Proclaiming Good News

The coming of the Christmas season is a reminder of the glory of being a preacher of the gospel.Those who stand in the Christian pulpit to proclaim the Word are part of a rich heritage that leads back to a Gali...

Zwingli: Reformation through preaching

One of the key figures of the Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century, Huldruch (Ulrich) Zwingli understood the effective proclamation of the Word of God to be central to any meaningful religious reform...