On preaching with questions…

Preaching is a glorious task of which I know very little. Though there are videos and audios available of my preaching ten years ago–God forbid they should ever be made public–my consistent ministry in preaching is only 80 Sundays old. Having been trained in college and in seminary, listened to a host of lectures on preaching, read dozens of books on preaching (Stott’s is still supreme), learned from some of the most gifted Reformed pastors in the country, preached in front of peers,  critiqued by peers, after all this I still find myself where most sermons begin: with a question. Who is Ruth? Who is Boaz? Why is Boaz assuming this role? What is the significance of this picture in the overall plan of God’s history? Questions help situate the listener and bring into harmony the listener and the story. Questions should abound in a sermon, and ultimately they should be answered as the story climaxes.

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About Uri Brito

I am the Pastor of Providence Church (CREC) in Pensacola, Fl.
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2 Responses to On preaching with questions…

  1. jkru says:

    Between Two Worlds?

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