Sermon Prep 5: Millar & Campbell, "Saving Eutychus"

October 27, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

We've come to #5 in this series reviewing contributions made by various authors on Sermon Preparation. Here's an overview of the books I'm highlighting: (1) A couple of my Mentors and an Introduction to some of the most helpful books on sermon preparation(2) Sidney Greidanus, “Preaching Chris… Read More

Bob's Week Links 10/24/2014

October 24, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

(1) Sarah Young Books, Jesus Calling, etc.(2) Christianity Is a Religion(3) The Simeon Course on Biblical Exposition(4) Mark Driscoll’s Resignation(5) Hillsong and Homosexuality ----- I missed last Friday as I was engaged in a Preaching Workshop in Portland, OR - "The Charles Simeon Trust" -… Read More

We're now in the 8th chapter of John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" which I am reading with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." My thoughts on the first seven chapters are here: (1) Foundation of Mortification  (2) The Daily Work… Read More

We've looked at an introduction to where I've landed regarding a simplified guide for sermon preparation in a blog I wrote a couple of weeks ago - drawn heavily from the recent book by David Helm, "Expositional Preaching: How We Speak God's Word Today." I, like every other preacher am continually se… Read More

I mentioned in a blog on a couple of primary mentors in my homiletical (preaching) training (Al Martin and Art Azurdia), a number of books on preaching that I wanted cull some information from, specifically on the issue of sermon preparation. Last time we looked at Sidney Greidanus' book on "Pr… Read More

John Owen 7: The Non-Christian is a Slave to Sin

October 16, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

We're now at the 7th chapter of John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" which I am reading with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." My thoughts on the first six chapters are here: (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6).  The fourteen chapters o… Read More

Sidney Greidanus “Preaching Christ from the Old Testament: A Contemporary Hermeneutical Approach” (Eerdmans Publishing Co. Grand Rapids, MI: 1999) Back in April of this year I wrote a blog article on "Preaching Christ from all the Scriptures Qualified." I would point my readers to that … Read More

Last week, Oct. 8, 2014, I wrote a blog on Sermon Preparation, “Preaching Prep: My Distillation and a Confession.”I shared there my distillation of the basic elements of sermon preparation – hammered out after reading David Helm’s book, "Expositional Preaching: How We Speak G… Read More

Bob's Week Links 10/10/2014

October 10, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

(1) Deconversions(2) The Spreading Gay Agenda(3) The Madness of PGP – Personal Gender Pronouns(4) Passion ----- (1) Deconversions I read an article posted near the end of September, "Deconversion: Some Thoughts on Bart Campolo’s Departure from Christianity." The name caught my eye - i… Read More

John Owen 6: What Mortification Is

October 9, 2014 | by: Bob Schilling | 0 comments

We're working our way currently through John Owen's, "The Mortification of Sin in Believers" with Tim Challies and others following his current series, "Reading Classics Together." Today we look at chapter 6; here's a lay of the land:     Part 1 “The Necessity of Mortification&… Read More

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