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

Almost Worthless

Did you watch the Kentucky Derby Saturday? If you did, or didn’t, there is a great lesson to learn from the winner, Medina Spirit. You see, Medina Spirit was born to a dam that was unable to produce milk for him initially. Less than a year after he was foaled, he was sold for the minimum $1,000 (meaning he only received a single bid) at the Ocala Breeder’s Sale. He eventually ended up with Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, not with

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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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