But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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It is absolutely wrong to ‘rank’ books of the Bible. But if I were to do so (just hypothetically) Philippians would be in my top three.

I love the letter of Philippians. In my years of following Jesus, God has spoken to me through it time and again. This joyful epistle has often restored...

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Wednesday, 02 May 2018 18:42

Seminar on Leviticus – For The Preacher

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Authors: Colin Adams...

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Monday, 19 February 2018 23:41

10 Point Sermon Checklist

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1. What is the main purpose of my sermon?

In a book of interest to preachers, Phillip Collins writes:

“All speeches can be divided into at least one of the three functions: 

1. Information: a speech whose principal function is to leave an audience better informed than they were before you...

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Thursday, 25 January 2018 20:58

Flashback: 10 Questions Revisited – Tim Keller

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It has been over 10 years since we interviewed Tim Keller about his preaching. Here is that post (from April 2007) in it’s entirety.

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1. Where do you place the importance of preaching in the grand scheme of church life? It is central, but not alone at the center. Pastoral ministry is as...

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Wednesday, 22 November 2017 11:23

How about preaching a Bible Overview?

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This post comes from John Percival, pastor of Ambassador International Church in Hong Kong.

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Many of us are used to a Bible Overview being taught through reading books, seminars, or Christian education classes. However, how about preaching a Bible Overview from the pulpit? We decided to do this...

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Tuesday, 17 October 2017 01:06

Preacher Workshops - Glasgow Edinburgh

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image2018 is just over the horizon. That means that church leaders such as myself, need to be getting ourselves into gear with regards to sermon planning.

The 2 Timothy 4 Trust wants to help us in this task. They are running two repeat seminars on Saturday mornings in November 2017, one in Glasgow the...

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