One of the biggest mistakes we make when talking with others about faith, whether in evangelism or preaching and teaching Scripture, is that we assume we’re all talking about the same thing when we say “God.”
This is a guest post from our friend Geoff Holsclaw, a pastor, writer, and professor trying to be faithful within the confusing American religious landscape. You can find him on Twitter or Facebook, and check out his blog for more of his writing. He also hosts a podcast with David Fitch called Theology on Mission that we enjoy.
Sometimes older church leaders will look at younger, more innovative churches and wonder if the proclamation of the gospel is being lost. They wonder if there is still a place for preaching the good news in these new church models.
If it’s true that you can’t make disciples from the pulpit, why and how should we preach? How does preaching relate to discipleship? That’s the question Matt and Ben tackle in the video below.