– Episode 1796 –

10 Reminders for Preachers

Todd Friel works through a list from Nathan Busenitz of the Master’s Seminary entitled “10 Reminders for Preachers”, which includes a quote from a notable Christian for each reminder.  Also, Todd looks at eleven characteristics related to John the Baptist, who Jesus identified as the greatest preacher.


Segment 1 (0:00) – Todd analyzes reminders one and two from the list “10 Reminders for Preachers”.  Reminders covered include not using fads and gimmicks in preaching with a quote from Charles Spurgeon and realizing preaching is a serious task with a quote from Richard Baxter.

Segment 2 (8:39) – Todd Friel analyzes reminders three through six from the list “10 Reminders for Preachers”.  Reminders covered include faithfulness in preaching requires pursuit of personal holiness with a quote from Robert Murray M’Cheyne, powerful preaching comes from powerful prayer with a quote from E.M. Bounds, passionate preaching starts with passion for Christ with a quote from Phillip Brooks, and preaching is to herald and not to innovate with a quote from R.L. Dabney.

Segment 3 (17:33) – Todd Friel analyzes reminders seven through ten from the list “10 Reminders for Preachers”.  Reminders covered include focusing on what matters with a quote from G. Campbell Morgan, preachers are to make the text come alive to hearers with a quote from Martyn Lloyd-Jones, preaching is to be Christ-exalting not self-promoting with a quote from R.B. Kuiper, and faithful preaching requires great personal disciple and sacrifice with a quote from Arthur W. Pink.  Also, Todd discusses eleven characteristics of the greatest preacher of all time according to Jesus, John the Baptist.