Category: Preaching

Credentialing: the foundation for ministry’s marathon

Credentialing is the starting point of the ministry marathon. Your Bible training, whether it’s seminary or Gateway Theological Institute or another has equipped you well. The hours of lectures, shelves of books and numerous papers have prepared you for a life of vocational ministry….

The Preaching Sandbox

Pastor Colin Smith (The Orchard Church, Chicago) Here is a super helpful framework for Biblical preaching from one of the great expositors in our movement: The Preaching Sandbox This tool makes it clear that the central priority in preaching is to exalt Jesus Christ….

Unity in the Essentials

The Evangelical Free Church is known for its commitment to the authority of Scripture and the centrality of the Gospel. The Bible is our foundation and the cross of Jesus Christ is our center. This dual commitment gives us fierce clarity on the essential doctrines…

Evaluating a Sermon

“And we impart this in words not taught by human wisdom but taught by the Spirit, interpreting spiritual truths to those who are spiritual.” 1 Corinthians 2:13 In light of the fact that preaching is our Lord’s method of maturing his Church, here are nine…