Finally, I name the extraordinary evangelist and man of faith Rambabu, the most effective evangelist I’ve ever heard. Whereas I seem to explain or argue for the gospel he, in contrast, proclaims or announces it with such authority and faith […]
Next comes another great contrast in preaching, namely Timothy Keller. His passion for the gospel and for making it relevant to the hearer is stunning. He is determined to proclaim Christ as the answer, not as some empty cliché but […]
The next was another Welsh man, Bryn Jones. What a preacher! But so different to Lloyd-Jones. He was certainly unafraid to use humour, but nevertheless brought you to God. Mostly I heard him from large platforms before vast crowds at […]
The second preacher to greatly influence me was during the next three years of my life when I had the privilege of attending Westminster Chapel to hear the remarkable Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones. He added further dimensions to my understanding […]
“Who have been the five most influential preachers in your life?” A fascinating question that I have never been asked before. I was speaking to a group of young pastors in Cape Town as part of a training day and […]
That Jesus is promising something awesome in it’s growth potential. What characteristics does the good soil have?
It’s possible for Christians not to bother to take the word seriously and not be changed. Sometimes we dismiss truth and the seed lies on the surface.
Jesus said, “The seed is the word of God.” Every time God speaks, this parable happens.
This is the ninth chapter in a series of short interviews which I recorded with my son Simon, looking at the seventeen values that have helped to shape my ministry over the years. ‘A church where elders are honoured a […]