Around the Horn (August 11)

Closeness Comes Through Fire: How Suffering Conforms Us to Christ Here Ed Welch notes, "Ignatius of Loyola (1491–1556) believed the cannonball that broke his leg was essential to his spiritual awakening. For Martin Luther, it

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Around the Horn (August 4)

Listen, Then Preach "When we yield to the hammering effect of the Word that we experience in sermon preparation, we welcome weakness and inadequacy. But when we take up the hammer, and refuse to put

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Around the Horn (July 14)

Courage is Contagious Here we see how just a little bit of courage can spur on more courage. Be courageous in the little situation and you are more likely to be courageous is the big

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Around the Horn (July 7)

Help! I’ve Been Asked to Deliver the Announcements Sometimes you will see churches doing away with the announcement time in their worship gatherings. They will offer various reasons for doing so, but what if instead

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Around the Horn (June 30)

Is Sermon Application Even Necessary? "God’s very purpose for his Word is the transformation of his people. When we labor toward providing the local church with clear, compelling, and transformative sermon application, we are cooperating

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Around the Horn (June 23)

The Moments that Matter "Most of life is forgettable. Husbands serving their wives. Wives loving their husbands. Diapers changed. Sermons preached. Bills paid. Work done. Entirely forgettable moments, and yet these are the moments that

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Around the Horn (June 9)

Expect Great Things of God, and Leave the Results to Him "If the object of our faith is a genie God who grants us our wishes, or a handcuffed or impoverished God who no longer

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Around the the Horn (May 26)

Expository Singing  "Well-written hymns and spiritual songs are expository in nature. The Scriptures are the light unto our path, and good praise songs will emphasize the light of the Lord through His word and bring

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Around the Horn (May 12)

My Prayer for Preaching Here, Nathaniel Martin talks about the importance of carrying an attitude of prayer into the pulpit each time. Four Temptations Young Preachers May Face In this post, Chopo Mwanza offers a

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Around the Horn (May 5)

Preaching That “Draws the Hallelujah” The world is constantly seeking our hallelujahs for its comforts and trifles, but how do preachers coax hallelujahs for what really matters? The Word is Worth the Work "In Bible

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