There isn’t a straight line between prayer and sermon efficacy

I have been troubled for some time now about the noises frequently made around the relationship of prayer and sermon efficacy. It has become common

The scriptures won’t give its riches to lazy minds

All too often, we wander into church and expect the preacher to bless us without doing any of the necessary work to get the most

Do you expect God to speak?

Yesterday, I wrote about how our preaching could be simply improved if we focus on what the passage says and what the passage means for