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

Facing our Failures in Light of the Risen Christ (John 21:4-22)

What do we do when we fail? Listen as Pastor David Prince shows us how we can courageously face our failures because Jesus is risen from the dead.

By |April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Audio, John, Standalone - 2017|

Jesus, Guiltless and Crucified for You (John 19:1-16)

Faith is more than acknowledging the facts about Jesus. Listen as Pastor David Prince helps us see that faith is submitting to Jesus and declaring him Lord over all of life.

By |April 9th, 2017|Categories: Audio, John, Resurrection and Life on Purpose|

You Cannot Raise Snowflakes in Jesus’ Name

David Prince helps us see that raising children to be hypersensitive and entitled is at odds with the Gospel.

By |March 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Jesus Sends You into the World (John 17:13-21)

Jesus has sent us into the world on mission. Listen as Pastor David Prince encourages us to embrace the mission and the live in the joy that Jesus gives us.

By |March 26th, 2017|Categories: Audio, John, Resurrection and Life on Purpose|

As Jesus Has Loved You (John 15:12-17)

Love is not an optional add-on to the Christian life. Love is the mark of the Christian life. Listen as Pastor David Prince shows us the pattern for our love is found in our Savior.

By |March 19th, 2017|Categories: Audio, John, Resurrection and Life on Purpose|

Honor the author and the Author of the biblical text

Dr. David Prince argues that to rightly understand a biblical text, we must seek out the intent of both the human and Divine authors.

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

Preacher, Stop Talking about God

Is preaching merely talking about God or there something more? Dr. David Prince helps us see that preaching is participating in God's own preaching.

By |March 1st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

The Elusive Dream: Pursuing Racial Diversity in Predominantly White Churches

Dr. David Prince shares his outline from a talk he gave on Race and the Church. Watch his address at the end of the post.

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Jesus is the Lord of Judgment (2 Thessalonians 1:1-12)

If there is no hell, there is no justice. If there is no hell, there is no Gospel. Listen as Pastor David Prince shows us how the doctrine of hell makes for soft-hearted, kind and loving people.

By |February 26th, 2017|Categories: 2 Thessalonians, Audio, Standalone - 2017|

Why Expository Preaching (Selected Scriptures)

Pastor David Prince shares why the pastors at Ashland are committed to expository preaching.

By |February 19th, 2017|Categories: Selected Scriptures, Standalone - 2017|