Open-air preaching and the observant congregant

Introduction Two days ago, several from our congregation went out to Grapevine, TX to proclaim and present the gospel in advance of an exploratory worship service for a potential church plant in the Bedford area. Why do this? We did it because the purpose of evangelism is to make men, women, and children worshipers ofContinue reading “Open-air preaching and the observant congregant”

A famine of discriminatory preaching

Introduction And Nathan said to David, Thou art the man. 2 Samuel 12:7 I recently listened to a sermon on the free offer of the gospel on SermonAudio. As the minutes rolled on, I could not help to note that the sermon was rather detached and lecture-like. When the sermon was more than 3/4 ofContinue reading “A famine of discriminatory preaching”

A famine of moral and practical preaching

Wherefore I take you to record this day, that I am pure from the blood of all men. For I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God. Acts 20:26–27 In the Reformed church today, there has been a too great backlash to moralistic preaching. In many ways this is understandableContinue reading “A famine of moral and practical preaching”