On the Road to North Carolina

Posted by on 10.16.20 in Travel, Preaching

This Sunday I’m speaking at Colonial Baptist Church in Cary, NC, where my good friend Stephen Davey serves as pastor.  […]

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My Podcast with H.B. Charles, Jr.

Posted by on 7.1.20 in Podcasts, Preaching

A few days ago I did an interview with my dear friend, Pastor H. B. Charles Jr. for his “On […]

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58 Good Friday/Easter Sermons

Posted by on 3.28.15 in Sermons, Preaching, Pastors, Good Friday-Easter

We’ve put together a page with 58 Good Friday/Easter sermons. Feel free to use this material in any way that […]

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How I Preach

Posted by on 12.15.14 in Preaching, Pastors

My friend Dr. Abe Kuruvilla is a “triple doc” (MD plus 2 PhDs) who teaches preaching at Dallas Seminary and […]

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My Sermon Prep Idea

Posted by on 9.26.14 in Sermons, Preaching

In my 27 years as a pastor, I am fairly sure that I never came up with any distinctively new approaches to sermonizing. However, somewhere along the way I developed one practice that, as often as I used it, always served me well. Before I describe it, I should say that it rests upon two assumptions.1) You don’t know a …

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Cutting It Straight

Posted by on 9.23.14 in Sermons, Travel, Preaching

  Dear Praying Friends, We’re in the middle of a busy travel season. Last week while Ray was in Florida […]

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Pinch-Hitting at Maranatha

Posted by on 6.23.14 in Personal, Preaching

This Monday morning finds us in Chicago, but by tonight Marlene will be in Dallas and I will be in Muskegon, Michigan.

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Happy Times in Sugar Grove

Posted by on 6.22.14 in Churches, Chicago, Preaching

A lot can happen in six years.That’s what I discovered when I preached at Village Bible Church in Sugar Grove, IL.

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What’s Wrong with the American Church?

Posted by on 5.10.14 in Sermons, Preaching, Church Trends

First, give the Bad News.

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Preach So the Children Can Understand

Posted by on 5.3.14 in Preaching, Pastors

How to preach 51 Sundays out of the year.

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