Oxygen Conference: Preaching

As part of the upcoming Oxygen Conference there’s going to be a preaching stream: Oxygen has a 6 hour ‘Preaching’ elective taught by Bryan Chapell and Paul Tripp. Our desire for Oxygen is to see an event that will refresh and refuel everyone active in Christian ministry – including preachers of all ages and experience […]

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Free Mohler eBook – The Pastor as Theologian

A great resource from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mohler has written a short eBook on the pastor’s role as theologian. Here’s the money quote for me: …the pastor must learn to discern different levels of theological importance. First-order doctrines are those that are fundamental and essential to the Christian faith. The pastor’s theological instincts should […]

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Tanzania – Digging and Discovering with local pastors

My first stop on the great GAFCON odyssey has been Munguishi Bible College in Arusha, Tanzania, the training college of the Diocese of Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The current principal is the Rev. Mike Taylor, serving through CMS Australia. Mike is a graduate of Moore Theological College in Sydney and came out originally in January 2010 […]

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Discipleship and the Sermon – great stuff from the Pyros

The always-excellent Pyros have some great material this week on a topic that’s been bouncing around a little in my head. First, Dan Philips on understanding discipleship The Greek word translated disciple is perfectly straightforward and uncontroversial. It is μαθητὴς (mathētēs), and it means “student, pupil, learner.” That’s it. What, you’re waiting for some deeply-spiritual, mystical sense? […]

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Annual Moore College Lectures – The Point of the Sword

The Annual Moore College Lectures are underway Good preaching is more than historical revelation, skilled oration, or the ability to give multimedia presentations. Rather it is the present Word of God to His people. And it is to communicate this that is the preacher’s first calling. Rev Chris Green, Oak Hill Theological College, London will deliver the […]

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The Unashamed Workman Returns!

The Unashamed Workman is back! Colin Adams’ blog is for preachers, to encourage and equip them in what they do. The aims of Unashamed Workman are: To promote and defend the vital and central practice of expository preaching for the sake of the church and the unevangelised. To encourage pastors and missionaries who are involved […]

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How to Properly Deal with “Religious” People

You may have (but probably, and thankfully, haven't) seen the recent tizz in the States over another of the shock-flock pastors (see, I just coined a phrase) Perry Noble. Perry, it seems, thought it would be helpful to play ACDC's “Highway to Hell” [wiki] on Easter Sunday in order to confront those stuffy traditionalists who […]

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