Tag Archives: preaching

The Curiosity Index (09.01.2018)

How Podcasting Hurts Preaching This one has been shared a fair bit already and is quite interesting. To be clear it’s not about podcasts as much as it is about churches making their sermons into podcasts. There are lots of other formats of podcasts that

Questions about preaching

I love preaching but I rarely do it these days. The number of times I’ve preached has dropped from almost every week five years ago to just a handful of times a year.  I do sometimes miss it and I always enjoy it when afforded

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Book Review: Preaching Christ

Preaching Christ by Edgar Andrews is a classic example of not judging a book by its cover, or for that matter its layout and design inside the cover because those, like the cover, are terrible. I almost didn’t read this book, I just assumed it would be

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Caesarius' advice on preaching

I’m reading Henry Chadwick’s history The Early Church and there are some absolute gems which I’ll post for your reflection, edification and application. Caesarius became Bishop of Arles in France in 502AD and he promptly used his sermons to address some of the superstitious behaviour

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How John Chrysostom upset the rich

I’m reading Henry Chadwick’s history The Early Church and there are some absolute gems which I’ll post for your reflection, edification and application. John Chrysostom (Golden Voice) was one of the greatest preachers of the early church and who under severe pressure was made Bishop

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Book Review: A Peculiar Prophet

Every now and then I need to read a book on preaching. It’s so easy to slip into a default way of bringing the Word to people. The preacher gets comfortable and the people get comfortable. Everyone knows what to expect. It will sound like