Thabiti Anyabwile, Louis Love, and Tony Carter return to one of their favorite front porches to discuss how they prepare to divide the Word for their congregations. How many hours do these brothers put in? What days are devoted to sermon prep? C’mon up on the porch and join in the conversation.
Over the past couple months, I’ve had the privilege to talk with a couple of seminarians concentrating on preaching. In both cases, they’ve wanted to talk about the distinctives of … Continue reading
Why shouldn’t pastors sell their sermons? Could the selling of sermons ever be a help to the gospel? Louis Love, Tony Carter, and Thabiti Anyabwile chop it up over this sensitive question.
The pastor has a burden. It is unlike anything felt by anyone else in the local church. Even in the context where the biblical prescription for a plurality of elders … Continue reading
The Gospel of Genesis “The Gospel of Genesis.” So was the theme of the 12th annual New Life Bible Conference last week. Over 100 attendants heard 6 messages traversing the … Continue reading
For twelve years now, the Lord has allowed New Life Fellowship Church in Vernon Hills, IL to host an annual Bible conference. The conferences focuses on exposition of the Scripture. … Continue reading
H.B. Charles Jr., On Preaching: Personal & Pastoral Insights for the Preparation & Practice of Preaching. Moody Publishers, 2014. 160 pages. $9.00 H. B. Charles Jr. is the pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan … Continue reading
Many of us have heard this phrase feature over the course of a sermon. As a matter of fact, let’s be honest – about all of us have heard this … Continue reading
We (Tony, Lou, and Thabiti) love having conversations up on The Front Porch. It’s an honor to ask and answer questions of y’all and to sharpen one another. One brother … Continue reading
For years Thanksgiving has been my favorite holiday. I’m like a lot of people who love the commercial-free nature of the celebration, the emphasis on family, the bounty and abundance … Continue reading
Growing up, I spent a lot of time in church. My mother was the church clerk. My grandmother served on The Mother’s Board. My aunt was Head of the Nurse’s … Continue reading