Reginald C. Payne Interview

Reginald C. Payne is my oldest friend. We grew up in the same congregation. We basically started preaching together. We were ordained together. My father died as I was flying home to Los Angeles from Detroit. Reginald picked me up from the airport that day. We were roommates for several years. And we served together […]

The Lord Will Provide

I preached Genesis 22:1-14 today at the Shiloh Church. I entitled the message, “Testing Time” (22:1). The big idea of the sermon was simply that a faith that cannot be tested cannot be trusted. God enrolls us in the school of faith to promote us to graduation. But spiritual promotion requires divine testing. In verse […]

#018: Steven J. Lawson Interview (Part 2) [PODCAST]

This is episode #018 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better. I recently had the opportunity to interview one of my preaching heroes, Dr. Steven J. Lawson – a faithful preacher, seminary professor, and prolific author. Click here to see part 1 of the Steve Lawson […]

GUEST POST: Maintaining Stamina During Revivals

The following is a guest post by Dr. Melvin V. Wade Sr., who has served as the Senior-Pastor of the Mount Moriah Baptist Church in Los Angeles, California, for forty years. Check out the Melvin W. Wade Sr. Interview: Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3. The grace-given task of proclaiming the riches of a kingdom […]

Terry K. Anderson Interview

Terry K. Anderson is the Senior Pastor of the Lilly Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Houston, where he has served for the past twenty-four years. I  first heard Pastor Anderson preach many years ago. He led a revival at a church in Los Angeles. I was invited to attend, not knowing who the preacher was. […]

#017: Steven J. Lawson Interview (Part 1) [PODCAST]

This is episode #017 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better. I recently had the opportunity to interview one of my preaching heroes, Dr. Steven J. Lawson –  a faithful preacher, seminary professor, and prolific author. Click here to see part 1 of the Steve Lawson […]

Steven J. Lawson Interview (Part 2)

This is part 2 of my interview with Steven J. Lawson, President of One Passion Ministries and Executive Editor of Expositor magazine. Make sure you check out part 1 of my interview with Steve Lawson.  In the first part of our conversation, we talk about Dr. Lawson’s background,conversion, education, formal training, and pastoral ministry. Much of this […]

Steven J. Lawson Interview (Part 1)

Steven J. Lawson is the President of One Passion Ministries. He is also a prolific author, seminary professor, and international conference speaker. Lawson is also the Executive Editor of the new preaching magazine, Expositor. I was introduced to Steve Lawson through one of his early books, When All Hell Breaks Loose. It is an exposition of […]