Sensationalism in the Pulpit

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In these days people seem to measure the average pastor’s pulpit ministry alongside countless other dynamic media-driven preachers. A pastor may feel the temptation to alter his approach to preaching in order to accommodate the congregation’s media-driven expectations.   

The Demand of the People 

There is a growing demand in churches all over America today for “sensational preaching.” Congregations seem to desire a pastor who can preach with thunderous voice while lightning emanates from his fingertips. It is not enough that their local pastor is faithful in his study, diligent in his care, cares for the sick, and tends to the widowed.… Continue reading

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