How to Preach on Controversial Theological Subjects

In regard to preaching unpopular doctrines, such as election before some audiences, future punishment, depravity, and even missions, before others; one comprehensive rule maybe given, be faithful and fearless, but skillful and affectionate.

John Broadus, On the Preparation and Delivery of Sermons, p. 25.


  1. I’m almost done reading Broadus and, of the many preaching books I’ve read, it’s shaping up to be one of my very favorites. Highly recommended!

    Thanks McKiddie