“When a rich and fertile argument has been discovered, the preacher should not leave it, until he has made the common mind feel the whole sum of its force” (Shedd, Homiletic and Pastoral Theology, p. 190).
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Theology That Bites Back
Doug, this whole “expository” alley you walk us down, while valid, may detract a bit from what I perceive to be your main thing. Make disciples, teaching them to obey all the stuff He told us about — right? You’re having us both think and take Godly action on topics like abortion, cultural activities, etc. And thank you for that — you’re a gift. It’s just that this channel tends to make us think you equate preaching for a few minutes on a Sunday with getting in there and guiding / prodding / nursing / commanding / and engaging the… Read more »