Lessons from the Worst Sermon I Ever Heard

Posted on April 22, 2018 
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“I spent this past summer on sabbatical, so I had an opportunity to listen to a lot of preaching in a bunch of different churches. All of the churches I attended – and all of the men who pastor them – are faithful to Christ. As far as I can tell, they love God and love his gospel, and are anxious to see people come to Christ in faith. All of the sermons I heard contained true, convicting, and useful things for listeners to know, believe, and act on.

But by the end of the summer, I’d come to the conclusion that there’s something very wrong with lots of evangelical preaching. …”

– At 9Marks, Mike McKinley gives us a sobering analysis – with helpful suggestions for doing better.

Related: Good news about preaching – Peter Jensen.