Christmas in the Letters

Christmas in the Letters

Luke 2 is a spectacular chapter to craft into a Christmas series. I know many people who have spent the entire month of December preaching on the incarnation of Christ by working... Read More »
Special Events and Special Places

Special Events and Special Places

Most of us will have an opportunity to lead in prayer at a public gathering. Many of us feel guilty or like a compromiser when we do not close our prayer, “in Jesus’ name.” The... Read More »
Preaching on Special Days

Preaching on Special Days

Mother’s Day: In most churches, Mother’s Day is second in the list of most-attended Sundays. You won’t want to skip honoring mothers on this day. We can at least bring thoughts... Read More »
Sermons for Special Occasions

Sermons for Special Occasions

There is nothing in the Bible that tells us what to preach on Easter or Christmas, not to mention when we are invited to speak to a Rotary or Kiwanis Club. Yet even though there are no... Read More »
Preaching Holiday Sermons with Freshness (Part 2)

Preaching Holiday Sermons with Freshness (Part 2)

In recent years, as I have had the privilege of teaching and mentoring pastors in a number of countries, one of the vehicles I have used to speak to a number of issues is the concept... Read More »
Painting a Story (part 3)

Painting a Story (part 3)

If reading helps us to see the story, then writing helps us to communicate the story. Generally I find that I have more to say than I should. What I mean is that if I have done my work... Read More »
Painting a Story (part 2)

Painting a Story (part 2)

After you have a full-color, multidimensional, and textured picture of the text in your mind, you can begin to describe the scene and tell the story. Use descriptive modifiers, active... Read More »
Painting a Story

Painting a Story

One of my best friends just finished his doctorate this spring. He had the opportunity to study with one of the most influential and well-known preachers in the English-speaking... Read More »
The Life-Changing Wisdom of the Bible

The Life-Changing Wisdom of the Bible

Here at RBC Ministries our mission is to make the life-changing wisdom of the Bible accessible and understandable to all. This drives all that we do. We strive to make sure that we are... Read More »
Hearing and Seeing the Story

Hearing and Seeing the Story

Imagination is one of the greatest gifts God has given us. As image bearers of God, we have the ability to see things in our minds. We can see things that are real and things that are... Read More »
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