#036: Keys to Effective Sermon Conclusions [PODCAST]

Welcome to episode #36 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 seven (7) steps to concluding your sermon…  Give a true conclusion. Only conclude once. Know your destination. Review the message. Issue a call to action. […]

#035: Keys to Effective Sermon Introductions [PODCAST]

Welcome to episode #35 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 nine (9) steps to getting the sermon off to a good start…  Introduce something. Place the text in its proper context. state the point […]

On Preaching with David L. Olford

David L. Olford is the president Olford is a preaching professor and leader of the Stephen Olford Institute. The son of the noted pastor and preacher, Stephen F. Olford, David continues his father’s legacy of faithful preaching and training the next generation of Bible teachers and preachers. What God expects us to attempt, He also […]

DEVOTIONAL: Are You Like a Green Olive Tree?

But I am like a green olive tree in the house of god. I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever. I will thank you forever, because you have done it. I will wait for your name, for it is good, in the presence of the godly. – Psalm 52:8-9 In many […]

#034: Preaching As A New Pastor [PODCAST]

Welcome to episode #34 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better. In this episode, I offer ten helpful hints for preaching as the new pastor of a local church…  Make preaching a top priority. Do not neglect your sermon preparation. Plan your preaching. Introduce your congregation […]

An Invitation to the Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference 2016

The Cutting It Straight Expository Preaching Conference will take place at the Shiloh Church in Jacksonville, Florida, on September 20-22, 2016. This conference is designed to train, promote, and model biblical preaching and teaching. At its core, Cutting It Straight is a preaching conference for pastors, preachers, and teachers. The goal is to help those […]

DEVOTIONAL: Praying to Walk Right

Make me to know your ways, O Lord; teach me your paths. Lead me in your truth and teach me, for you are the God of my salvation; for you I wait all the day long. – Psalm 25:4-5 Psalm 25 is a psalm of David. But this is all we know about this historical […]