Cutting It Straight Ministers’ Wives & Women’s Ministry Track

The Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference is just a few weeks away. This conference will meet September 20-22, 2016, at the Shiloh Church in Jacksonville, Florida. The primary purpose of Cutting It Straight is to train, model, and promote biblical preaching and teaching. It is a conference for pastors, preachers, and teachers. But we […]

#039: Selecting A Text To Preach [PODCAST]

  Welcome to episode #39 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you to preach faithfully, clearly, and better. In this episode, I want to talk to you about selecting a text to preach. Here are five practical tips to help you when selecting a text to preach… Pray. Proclaim Christ. Choose clear texts. Practice […]

Grateful for Cutting It Straight 2016 Sponsors

The 2016 Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference if now a month away. And I am grateful for all of our guest speakers, hardworking staff, and faithful volunteers who will serve us during this year’s conference. I am especially grateful for our ministry friends  who have supported and sponsored Cutting It Straight this year. We […]

#038: Keys to Effective Sermon Outlines [PODCAST]

Welcome to episode #38 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you to preach faithfully, clearly, and better. In this episode, I want to talk to you about basic keys to effective sermon outlines. Here are ten practical tips to help you be more effective in developing sermon outlines… Let the text […]

A Prayer for the New School Year

Our Father in heaven, We praise you that we can call you our Father in heaven, because of the blood and righteousness of the Lord Jesus Christ. We thank you for every act of love, grace, mercy, kindness and favor you have bestowed upon us. And we thank you for watching over our children and […]

#037: Helpful Hints for Guest Preachers [PODCAST]

Welcome to episode #37 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you to preach faithfully, clearly, and better. In this episode, I want to talk to you about the advice you would give a guest preacher…  Be clear about the pastor’s expectations. Respect the occasion. Observe time limits. Avoid controversial subjects. Say, thank you. […]

Cutting It Straight 2016 Speakers

I am excited about the 2016 Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference. It will take place on the campus of the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church in Jacksonville (FL), September 20-22, 2016. Cutting It Straight is primarily a preaching conference. Our goal is to train, model, and promote text-driven teaching and preaching. Robert Smith Jr. teaches […]