About David Prince

David E. Prince is pastor of preaching and vision at Ashland Avenue Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky and assistant professor of Christian preaching at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of In the Arena and Church with Jesus as the Hero. He blogs at Prince on Preaching and frequently writes for The Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, For the Church, the BGEA and Preaching Today

Pray, Then Go Forward (Selected Scriptures)

Why is prayer so hard? Pastor David Prince helps understand the nature of prayer and how we can improve.

By |September 10th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Selected Scriptures, Standalone - 2017|Tags: |

Kindness, Not Niceness (Micah 6:1-8)

Many Christians have forgotten the biblical mandate to kindness and exchanged it instead for niceness. Listen as Pastor David Prince calls us to recover an ethic of kindness that drives us to do justice as we walk humbly before the Lord.

By |September 10th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Micah, Standalone - 2017|Tags: , , |

A Sermon Without Christ is a Horrible Thing—C.H. Spurgeon

David Prince shares some excerpts from a C.H. Spurgeon sermon on the horror of preaching a sermon without Christ.

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

The Poor, Blind, Naked Church of the Rich (Revelation 3:14-22)

Appearances are deceiving. We know this and yet, it is so easy to be taken in by them. Listen to Pastor David Prince as he exhorts us to build our lives on a sure foundation—Jesus Christ.

The NIKE Church (Revelation 3:7-13)

Recovering the Evangelical Pulpit: Hearing Christ

I have the privilege to teach preaching on the seminary level and often lecture on preaching to a variety of pastors at conferences. One of the things I've noticed is, that no matter how high

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

The Nominal Christian Church (Revelation 3:1-6)

What makes a church alive? Is it lots of people and lots of activity and a good reputation? Or is something more required? Listen as Pastor David Prince warns us from desiring a good reputation apart from the foundation of the Gospel.

God on Trial (Exodus 17:1-7)

By |August 13th, 2017|Categories: Audio, Exodus, Standalone - 2017|

The Judge Not Church (Revelation 2:18-29)

Is it possible to be too tolerant? Listen as Pastor David Prince reminds us that we must not tolerate things that God has said we must not tolerate.

The Do Good, Weak Doctrine Church (Revelation 2:12-17)