In this article, Daniel Darling offers the reminder that preaching is contextualized to the congregation before you. He challenges preachers to avoid the mistake of crafting messages in view of hoped-for audiences and encourages preachers to love well their congregation.
Church planters, and pastors in general, are faced with various temptations that can derail their ministry and cause them to forget the reason they minister. In this post, Adam Ramsey warns against some unbiblical desires that may cause loss of focus and ministry ineffectiveness.
In light of the Apostle Paul’s testimony that he did not come preaching with “words of eloquent wisdom” preachers must wrestle with what role their imagination and creativity plays in preaching. In this article, John Piper makes a case for where these two ideas meet.