Book Reviews

Onward: Engaging the Culture Without Losing the Gospel

by Russell D. Moore B&H BOOKS / 2015 This is a very well-written and timely book authored by the leader of our SBC Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. In this work Moore makes a strong case for what he calls “convictional kindness” in relationship

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Sound Biblical Preaching: Giving the Bible a Voice

by Franklin L. Kirksey Published by Word Sound Biblical Preaching: Giving the Bible a Voice is a comprehensive book on preaching that remarkably provides a survey of the whole subject in a short page span.  Dr. Franklin L. Kirksey presents

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Preaching: The Art of Narrative Exposition

by Calvin Miller Baker Books (2006) – Hardback – 284 pages. Calvin Miller has done it again. The noted author and former professor of preaching at Beeson Divinity School of Samford Univeristy, has published a book on sermon making simply titled,

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Preaching to a Postmodern World

by Graham Johnston Baker, 2001, Paperback Preaching to a Postmodern World is the title of one of my favorite books that I read in 2002. The author, Graham Johnston, is an evangelical minister who serves as a senior pastor in Western

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The Preacher and The Presidents

by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy Center Street, 2007,  Hardcover The Preacher and The Presidents, co-authored by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy, veteran reporters for Time Magazine, is one the very best books I read during the last year. These authors

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Recent Sermons

Why I Believe in the Cooperative Program

In a nation and world filled with division and strife, I am more than ever thankful for the unity we have in Christ Jesus and the joy of cooperation as the Kingdom is furthered. I am also grateful for my Alabama Baptist family. Since 1823, we have been joining hands not only to attempt great things for God but to expect great things from God. Furthermore, in 1925 God led Southern Baptists to enhance our missions abilities by our giving through the

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The Three R’s of a Devotional Life

Introduction Dr. David L. Olford, Stephen Olford professor of expository preaching at Union University, shares, “Just after the Second World War, sensing a deep spiritual

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