#004: A Theology of Preaching [PODCAST]

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    This is episode #004 of The On Preaching Conference, the podcast dedicating to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better.

    This episode is about a practical theology for biblical preaching. To be a faithful preacher, you need to know where you stand and why.

    What are the elements of a practical theology for biblical preaching? 

    1. The Bible is the word of God (2 Tim. 3:16-17).  
    2. Preaching is not an option (Rom. 10:14-15; 2 Tim. 4:1-2; 1 Cor. 9:16). 
    3. People need God. 
    4. We are ministers of the new covenant (2 Cor. 3:5; 1 Cor. 1:23). 
    5. People are sinners. 
    6. Only God can cause our preaching to bear fruit (1 Cor. 3:6-8).
    7. The church is the hope of the world (Matt. 16:18; 1 Tim. 3:14-15). 
    8. The preacher’s life must not be separated from the preacher’s work (Ezra 7:10; 1 Tim. 4:16)
    9. Preaching and prayer go together. 
    10. The pulpit is the throne of the word of God. 

    QUESTIONS: What do you think? What is your theology of preaching? What do you think about this list? What would you add or take away from it? And why? 


    Episode Resources

    A big shout-out to Dan Dumas for his kinds words about my new book. 

    A QUOTE ON PREACHING: “The best way to revive a church is to build a fire in the pulpit. – D.L. Moody

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    H.B. Charles Jr.

    Pastor-Teacher at the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church of Jacksonville and Orange Park, Florida.