The message of Easter

I used to subscribe to the tape ministry – remember the days before digital downloads? – of a large church. I remember getting the Easter Sunday message one particular year. The main idea of the

Even Proverbs is God-centered

Proverbs is a book that's concerned with everyday life. It covers parts of life that we don't normally label spiritual. It may be tempting to approach Proverbs from a human-centered perspective, concluding that

Allegorical preaching

Previously covered human-centered approaches to preaching: therapeutic preaching and moralism A third human-centered approach is allegorical preaching. Surprisingly, allegorical preaching is widespread. For example, preachers use the story of Jesus calming the storm