How to Preach Like D.A. Carson Without Sounding Like Him

Learning from good preachers is a tricky business. On the one hand, we are commanded to learn from other preachers. Paul told Timothy, “What you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also” (2 Tim. 2:2). None of us have an […]

How to Preach Like Phil Ryken and Duane Litfin Without Sounding Like Them

Ever wondered how to preach like a Wheaton College president? This spring, Phil Ryken and Duane Litfin each gave a seminar on preaching for our pastors and pastoral residents at my church. Both men are seasoned and gifted preachers, in addition to being the current and former presidents of Wheaton College, respectively. Each presentation was […]

How to Preach Like John Piper Without Sounding Like Him

What’s the difference between someone who wants to be a great preacher and someone who wants to preach great? I’m sure there’s lots, but one thing that comes to mind is hubris. The desire to be a great preacher is a desire for a reputation or popularity. On the other hand, the desire to preach well […]

How to Preach Like Tim Keller Without Sounding Like Him

It’s not usually a good idea to reject D.A. Carson’s advice. At The Gospel Coalition’s National Conference this past April, Carson said, “Young pastors shouldn’t try to imitate Keller’s preaching. If you do, you’ll sound like a twit.” In case you’re wondering what a twit is, Urban Dictionary says it’s the kind of person that […]

How to Preach Like Mark Driscoll Without Sounding Like Him

I hope that you’re taking advantage of today’s media in order to improve your preaching. It used to be that if you wanted to be exposed to a great preacher, all you could do was read their sermons. Now we can listen to them on our iPods and watch them online. In this post, we’ll […]