The Parables have power, but how do you preach them? Do you preach them as a monument to the status quo? Do you preach them after a few minutes of analysis? Do you preach them simply to illustrate pretty tame points in
Black Preaching. “Isn’t that racist?” “Good Preaching Has No Color!” “I’m Glad Jesus Loves All Races Unlike You.” Yep, I have heard statements like these as well as other more pointed ones. Yes, I have been called a racist for addressing “Black
Russel D. Moore has an interesting article up on his website “Moore To The Point.” Somebody contacted Pastor Moore fearful of poor preaching. The individual believed that he was preaching mediocre sermons and was not improving. You can find that article here.
Preachers. I have a very important question for you. Does your ministry ever leave the church building? You know many times we church folks act as though we have done our duty when we sit in a congregation and listen to a