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Feed My Sheep: A Passionate Plea for Preaching

Kistler, Don

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The apostle Paul declared that "what we preach" was "folly" in the eyes of many in his time (1 Cor. 1:21). Such is always the world's response to the gospel. But in our day, it seems that the method behind Paul's message - preaching - is itself an object of ridicule, even within the evangelical church. In an age of short attention spans and entertainment "consumers," many churches are yielding to pressure to set aside preaching in their worship services in favor of more "relevant" methodologies.

In Feed My Sheep: A Passionate Plea for Preaching, an outstanding team of pastors and scholars says to the modern church: "Turn back!" Preaching is not just one of many acceptable methodologies that the church may employ as the cultural landscape changes. Rather, the preaching of God's Word is the biblically mandated method by which unbelievers are to be converted and churches built up in the faith.

This book reveals the biblical basis for preaching, sketches the way it ought to be practiced, and shows the many practical benefits that flow from strong pulpits. Here is encouragement for preachers and wise counsel for those who desire to sit under the ministry of the Word of God preached.

Contributors: R. Albert Mohler Jr, James Montgomery Boice, Derek W. H. Thomas, Joel R. Beeke, R. C. Sproul, R.C. Sproul Jr., Sinclair B. Ferguson, Don Kistler, Eric J. Alexander, John Piper, John MacArthur

156 Pages
October 2008

About the Contributors

R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

James Montgomery Boice, late pastor of Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pa.

Derek W. H. Thomas, professor of theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Miss.

Joel R. Beeke, seminary president, professor of theology and homiletics, and pastor in Grand Rapids, Mich.

R. C. Sproul, founder of Ligonier Ministries and minister of preaching and teaching at St. Andrew's Chapel in Sanford, Fla.

R.C. Sproul Jr., director of the Highlands Study Center in Bristol, Va.

Sinclair B. Ferguson, senior minister of First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, S.C.

Don Kistler, a Bible teacher, author, editor of dozens of Puritan books, and general editor of Feed My Sheep.

Eric J. Alexander, retired pastor of St. George's-Tron Church in Glasgow, Scotland.

John Piper, pastor for preaching and vision at the Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minn.

John MacArthur, pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, Calif.

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