Getting to the Heart of the Text

Posted on October 6, 2021 
Filed under Encouragement, Resources

“Haddon Robinson’s contribution to the preaching task of the church was his emphasis on getting to the big idea of the text.

Scholars may debate the appropriateness of such reductionism, weekly preachers and their congregations recognise the value of the big idea getting to the heart of the text.

Here are some steps which you may find useful to follow…”

More resources to help and encourage preachers – from David Cook at the Expository Preaching Trust. Includes a worked example.


In Memoriam: Haddon Robinson, 24 July 2017.

Photo: Haddon Robinson.