Expositors Collective

Expositors Collective

Interviews and messages designed to help you understand, apply and teach the Bible with power and clarity to this generation.

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Speech Impediments, Humble Prayer and Preaching About Money with Will Bassett
Expositors CollectiveJuly 16, 2024x
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00:50:5358.25 MB

Speech Impediments, Humble Prayer and Preaching About Money with Will Bassett

Preaching about money can be hard, preaching with a speech impediment can be harder. In this conversation with Mike, Will Basset from Ridgeway Community Church speaks about how the power of God and trusting in His Word is the key to each of these situations. Will shares his first preaching experien...

Setting Your Heart to Study God's Word with Mike Neglia
Expositors CollectiveJuly 09, 2024x
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00:39:5245.64 MB

Setting Your Heart to Study God's Word with Mike Neglia

In this episode of Expositors Collective, recorded at the "Pizza and Preaching" night in Santa Maria, California, Mike Neglia gave an interactive talk about the essential practice of studying a Bible passage and crafting an effective sermon outline. Our discussion covers: Hermeneutics :...

Preaching Proverbs with Craig Babcock
Expositors CollectiveJuly 02, 2024x
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01:00:0268.72 MB

Preaching Proverbs with Craig Babcock

In the 335th episode of Expositors Collective, Mike sits down with Pastor Craig Babcock to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of preaching through the book of Proverbs in an expositional manner. Both seasoned and novice preachers often find Proverbs challenging to preach (and Mike is n...

Partnering With the Spirit to Bring Out What the Text Is Really Saying
Expositors CollectiveJune 25, 2024x
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00:58:1353.31 MB

Partnering With the Spirit to Bring Out What the Text Is Really Saying

Sam McCabe, a singer-songwriter and worship leader from Houston, Texas, speaks with Mike about quarterly preaching, and the pitfalls and opportunities that are available to those who preach messages and then wait three months until the next time! He speaks about the dangers of being over-prepared, ...

Preaching Matthew, Using Commentaries Well and Collaborative Preparation
Expositors CollectiveJune 18, 2024x
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00:40:1045.97 MB

Preaching Matthew, Using Commentaries Well and Collaborative Preparation

3/5 of the Expositors Collective leadership team take a break from filming their video course to chat about teaching through the Gospel of Matthew. Nick and Mike are teaching it at their churches and John is recording audio commentary for the Listeners Bible Commentary    The Listener’s Commentar...

How to Be a Good Guest Speaker, How Much You Should Tell Your Kids About Church Drama and So Much More!
Expositors CollectiveJune 11, 2024x
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00:48:3355.58 MB

How to Be a Good Guest Speaker, How Much You Should Tell Your Kids About Church Drama and So Much More!

Dr Philip Nation's work has included roles as a Bible publisher, revitalizing established churches as a pastor, working with non-profit organizations, curriculum publishing, and serving as a university professor. His personal publishing experience includes writing, co-authoring, and editing ove...

How to Be a Good Guest Speaker, How Much You Should Tell Your Kids About Church Drama and So Much More!
Expositors CollectiveJune 11, 2024x
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00:48:3355.58 MB

How to Be a Good Guest Speaker, How Much You Should Tell Your Kids About Church Drama and So Much More!

Dr Philip Nation's work has included roles as a Bible publisher, revitalizing established churches as a pastor, working with non-profit organizations, curriculum publishing, and serving as a university professor. His personal publishing experience includes writing, co-authoring, and editing ove...

Using Outlines to Communicate Well - Brian Bell
Expositors CollectiveJune 04, 2024x
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00:26:0829.92 MB

Using Outlines to Communicate Well - Brian Bell

Brian Bell joins us on today's podcast as a distinguished guest, bringing with him a wealth of experience and passion. As the senior pastor of Calvary Murrieta, Brian wears many hats, serving as the main teaching pastor, Chairman of the Church Board and School Board, and the shepherd of the Cal...

Not a Crowd to Be Feared, Nor an Audience to Be Entertained, but a Family to Be Loved - Trevor O'Keefe
Expositors CollectiveMay 28, 2024x
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01:03:4773.01 MB

Not a Crowd to Be Feared, Nor an Audience to Be Entertained, but a Family to Be Loved - Trevor O'Keefe

Trevor O’Keefe and Mike Neglia speak about Cillian Murphy’s recent Academy Award and other momentous moments in Irish history. Trevor also shares the wildest story about a debut sermon ever on the history of the podcast! (He nearly killed someone) Trevor was a youth ministry for more than 17 year...

Preaching the Book of Hebrews with Sigurd Grindheim
Expositors CollectiveMay 21, 2024x
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00:45:0251.55 MB

Preaching the Book of Hebrews with Sigurd Grindheim

Dr Sigurd Grindheim speaks with Mike about how to preach the book of Hebrews, lessons learned about preaching from the book of Hebrews, and who he thinks is the author of that anonymous book. He also speaks about lessons learned about fatherhood, and the difference between expository and topical pr...

The Transfiguration of Jesus and the Growth of the Christian with Patrick Schreiner
Expositors CollectiveMay 14, 2024x
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01:02:1788.49 MB

The Transfiguration of Jesus and the Growth of the Christian with Patrick Schreiner

Patrick Schreiner speaks with Mike about the transfiguration of Jesus, progress within the Christian life and the value of manuscripted sermons.  Patrick Schreiner is the Director of the Residency PhD program, Associate Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theolo...

Topical Sermons, Hot Topics and Raising Up New Expositors
Expositors CollectiveMay 07, 2024x
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00:43:0649.33 MB

Topical Sermons, Hot Topics and Raising Up New Expositors

Jim Wilson, Ted Leavenworth, Wesley Towne, Randall Tonini and Brian Bell offer wise insight, heartfelt advice and light-hearted humor in this panel discussion, recorded in Temecula, California at one of our Training Weekends. They answer questions concerning when it is appropriate to pause an expos...

After the Storm with Tim Brown
Expositors CollectiveApril 30, 2024x
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00:49:5157.05 MB

After the Storm with Tim Brown

From his early ministry experience in 1973 until this very day Tim Brown has worked hard to make the magnificent and lofty truths of scripture accessible to anyone and everyone who is listening. He tries to embody what Haddon Robinson quipped, "The art of preaching is getting people to see wit...

Preaching Up A Storm - Tim Brown
Expositors CollectiveApril 23, 2024x
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00:49:5057.04 MB

Preaching Up A Storm - Tim Brown

In a creative journey through the steps of evaporation, condensation and precipitation Pastor Tim Brown will take us on a journey through Psalm 29 and highlight the parallels between the forming of a Mediterranean stormcloud and the dumping of water and the steps that faithful preachers go through ...

Dripping Vision with Luke Simmons
Expositors CollectiveApril 16, 2024x
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00:56:2464.56 MB

Dripping Vision with Luke Simmons

What is a Vision Statement and why does it matter? Is there a point in having a "Vision Sunday" at the beginning of the year, or is the congregation better served by "dripping vision" throughout the 52 Sundays of the calendar year? Is having a church vision even Biblical? Mike a...

Symphonic Preaching, Bad Sermons & Consistent Improvement with Heath Hardesty
Expositors CollectiveApril 09, 2024x
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00:49:5757.18 MB

Symphonic Preaching, Bad Sermons & Consistent Improvement with Heath Hardesty

Heath Hardesty from Valley Community Church in Pleasanton, California explores the concept of "symphonic preaching" with Mike, and the value of emphasizing connections between the Old and New Testaments and their relevance today to all of life. Heath sees the wonder of the world around us...

The Journey From the Ancient Text to the Contemporary Culture
Expositors CollectiveApril 02, 2024x
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00:27:1931.28 MB

The Journey From the Ancient Text to the Contemporary Culture

Wesley Towne speaks about the 4 steps that he takes in his sermon preparation process to go from the passage to his own heart and then to people of his particular context and culture.  Wesley lives in Davis, CA with his wife and chihuahua Lucy. He has planted two churches, both in university citi...

Reading and Preaching the Psalms Chronologically and Canonically with Wyatt Graham
Expositors CollectiveMarch 26, 2024x
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01:02:0271.01 MB

Reading and Preaching the Psalms Chronologically and Canonically with Wyatt Graham

Are the Psalms individual isolated poems that have no connection to one another, or are they a unified, edited story that we are supposed to notice? Wyatt Graham answers these questions and more in this conversation about how to think deeply about the Psalms, and what sort of connections should we ...

How to Discover the Author's Intended Meaning with John Whittaker
Expositors CollectiveMarch 19, 2024x
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00:28:5133.03 MB

How to Discover the Author's Intended Meaning with John Whittaker

John Whittaker teaches a workshop in Temecula California on how the inductive Bible Study method helps to discover the divine and human author's meaning of a text. John Whittaker is a preacher, teacher and pastor. He holds theology and ministry degrees from Boise Bible College, Cincinnati Bib...

Learning from Church History and Being Yourself with David Guzik
Expositors CollectiveMarch 12, 2024x
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00:33:2238.19 MB

Learning from Church History and Being Yourself with David Guzik

David Guzik, the author of the Enduring Word commentary and YouTube Channel, engages in an insightful and friendly dialogue with Mike Neglia. They explore the intricate process of utilizing commentaries effectively in sermon preparation, emphasizing the importance of discernment in approach. Guzik ...

Learning to Preach Like Jesus with Peter Williams
Expositors CollectiveMarch 05, 2024x
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00:42:1178.79 MB

Learning to Preach Like Jesus with Peter Williams

Many people consider Jesus to be a great teacher and preacher, but few actually realise just how incredible and multilayered His teachings actually were. In this episode of Expositors Collective, Mike speaks with Dr. Peter J. Williams, the principal of Tyndale House in Cambridge, and the chair of...

God Fixes Our Prayers Going Up, and Our Sermons Going Out - Ray Ortlund
Expositors CollectiveFebruary 27, 2024x
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00:45:3552.17 MB

God Fixes Our Prayers Going Up, and Our Sermons Going Out - Ray Ortlund

Gospel sanity in a world gone mad - this is what Ray Ortlund Jr is trying to offer to the next generation of pastors and leaders. In this conversation with Mike he talks about the value of remembering his own mortality, gathering and gospelling young men, and how Christ Himself is preaching through...

Pet Peeves and Pathways with Nick Cady, Bryan Stupar Mike Neglia + John Whittaker
Expositors CollectiveFebruary 20, 2024x
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00:34:2039.3 MB

Pet Peeves and Pathways with Nick Cady, Bryan Stupar Mike Neglia + John Whittaker

The Leadership Team of Expositors Collective (minus Alan Stoddard) talk about some pet peeves they have about preaching. Brian, Nick, John and Mike speak about habits and choices that preachers make that make it hard to listen to them. The second half of the conversation takes a more positive spin ...

Why You Need Feedback (And How to Get It)
Expositors CollectiveFebruary 13, 2024x
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01:18:2389.71 MB

Why You Need Feedback (And How to Get It)

Angie Thornton (Women's Ministry Director for TGC Quebec) speaks with Mike about the importance of seeking feedback and input from others as well as the irreplaceable value of solitude when it comes to preparing to teach the Bible. They speak about the significance of seeking input on your teac...

You Must Be a Good Listener in Order to Become a Great Speaker - Brian Synnott
Expositors CollectiveFebruary 06, 2024x
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00:45:2451.96 MB

You Must Be a Good Listener in Order to Become a Great Speaker - Brian Synnott

Brian Synott sits down with Mike Neglia for a discussion about bivocational ministry, therapy, addiction recovery and prison ministry. He recounts his first sermon at a hyper-charismatic youth group in county Cork, Ireland in the late 1980s and the significant growth that has taken place in his min...

Why You Should Stop Saying "We" in Your Messages with Carey Nieuwhof
Expositors CollectiveJanuary 30, 2024x
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00:47:2054.18 MB

Why You Should Stop Saying "We" in Your Messages with Carey Nieuwhof

Should preachers use the humble "we" or the personalised "you" when speaking to their congregations? Should busy leaders take breakfast meetings? Should sermon preparation nourish the soul of the pastor? Carey Nieuwhof answers these questions and more in this captivating and com...

Expository Preaching Enables Transformative Encounters With God Himself
Expositors CollectiveJanuary 23, 2024x
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00:24:3828.2 MB

Expository Preaching Enables Transformative Encounters With God Himself

Jim Wilson spoke powerfully during the opening address from our Temecula Expositors Collective gathering from Romans 12 about how expository preaching brings the hearers into contact with God and how that will necessarily provoke and invite life transformation.  Jim Wilson started preaching when ...

Applied Pneumatology: What Is the Holy Spirit Doing When We Preach?
Expositors CollectiveJanuary 16, 2024x
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00:50:1457.49 MB

Applied Pneumatology: What Is the Holy Spirit Doing When We Preach?

Professor, author and lay-preacher Fred Sanders speaks with Mike about what exactly the Holy Spirit is doing as we prepare a sermon, deliver it, and also what He is doing in the hearts, minds and lives of our hearers. He speaks about the second noetic office of the Spirit, the unremarkable sermon t...

Rejected Yet Rejoicing
Expositors CollectiveJanuary 09, 2024x
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00:31:0535.59 MB

Rejected Yet Rejoicing

At the final session of our Austin preachers training event, Tim Chaddick speaks from the parable of the sower (Mark 4:1-20) and gives 4 practical principles and 3 encouragements for Bible teachers.  Tim Chaddick is the Pastor for Preaching at Reality Ventura and Founding Pastor of Reality Chur...

Beyond Words: Sermon Illustrations and the Preacher Who Could Not Speak
Expositors CollectiveJanuary 02, 2024x
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01:00:2669.17 MB

Beyond Words: Sermon Illustrations and the Preacher Who Could Not Speak

"In this touching episode, Brother Jim Wilson and Mike delve into the profound experience of losing one's voice as a preacher. Jim recounts a challenging nine-month period of voicelessness, sharing the emotional and practical hurdles he faced. They explore the paradox of a speaker unable t...

Integrity Outweighs Technique with Marcus Honeysett
Expositors CollectiveDecember 26, 2023x
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01:05:4875.31 MB

Integrity Outweighs Technique with Marcus Honeysett

Tune in to this deep-dive podcast episode where we explore the essence of spiritual leadership with Marcus Honeysett! We'll unpack the technical aspects of preaching, how the pulpit shapes a culture of truth and love, but also its limitations. Mike and Marcus delve into why a leader's chara...

Trauma, Crisis, Brokenness and the Pulpit with Krista Fox - REBROADCAST
Expositors CollectiveDecember 19, 2023x
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00:48:4755.84 MB

Trauma, Crisis, Brokenness and the Pulpit with Krista Fox - REBROADCAST

Trauma, Crisis and Brokenness are part of the human experience and as pastors, disciple-makers and Bible teachers we need to be aware of how God's Word and God's Spirit empower us to listen well, speak carefully and actually HELP people. Krista Fox speaks about her experience as a missionar...

Self Awareness in the Life of a Preacher (Mike Neglia + Riley Taylor)
Expositors CollectiveDecember 12, 2023x
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00:33:4838.69 MB

Self Awareness in the Life of a Preacher (Mike Neglia + Riley Taylor)

In the most downloaded episode of 2023, Riley Taylor interviews Mike Neglia in Seattle, Washington about how preaching is a bidirectional act of love, love towards God and love towards people, why pastors should aspire to be “normal people” full of hospitable practices, attentiveness towards their ...

Should Bible Teachers Ever Allegorize the Old Testament?
Expositors CollectiveDecember 05, 2023x
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00:28:3932.8 MB

Should Bible Teachers Ever Allegorize the Old Testament?

In this panel discussion (Recorded in Austin, Texas) questions are asked about the proper interpretation of the Old Testament in light of the New, how to avoid insider language as we preach, the danger of pride in the heart of the teacher, how to handle heartbreak in the ministry, and the question ...

Mentorship Means Giving Time, Access, Instruction and Opportunity
Expositors CollectiveNovember 28, 2023x
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00:25:1628.94 MB

Mentorship Means Giving Time, Access, Instruction and Opportunity

Modeling, Instruction, Time, Access, Opportunity Biblical Basis: • 2Ti 2:1 • Jesus mentored the Twelve—“his own who were in the world” (John 13:1)—to know him (and, through him, to know the Father) and to re-present God's love in the world.• Jethro to Moses, Moses to Joshua, Eli to Samuel...

How to Improve as a Preacher Over Time (with Brandon Hilgemaan)
Expositors CollectiveNovember 21, 2023x
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00:42:3939.06 MB

How to Improve as a Preacher Over Time (with Brandon Hilgemaan)

Brandon Hilgemaan has learned the power of slow, steady incremental growth as a preacher through intentionally highlighting areas for improvement. Through self assessment (and some feedback from his wife) he has removed some bad habits and added some healthy practices in his personal study and publ...

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room - Rebroadcast
Expositors CollectiveNovember 14, 202300:47:1954.17 MB

Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room - Rebroadcast

The Christmas season is upon us! This is a unique time in the calendar year when nominal Christians and occasional visitors will come to your church to sing songs and listen to a sermon. How can we leverage this opportunity for the gospel? How can a preacher, who has perhaps preached dozens of Chri...

How to Train Lay Preachers in Your Congregation with Duncan Blackwell
Expositors CollectiveNovember 07, 202300:38:2935.65 MB

How to Train Lay Preachers in Your Congregation with Duncan Blackwell

In this conversation Mike speaks with Duncan Blackwell about fountain pens and the role of the church in raising up Bible teachers at a local level, rather than exclusively depending on parachurch organizations or seminaries.    “ And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, t...

Coaching, Critiquing and Calling with David Ireland
Expositors CollectiveOctober 31, 202300:42:2948.63 MB

Coaching, Critiquing and Calling with David Ireland

For the 300th episode of the show, we are joined by a special guest, Dr David Ireland. In this important conversation he speaks with Mike about the importance of preachers having a clear argument in their message and a persuasiveness in their presentation. He speaks about his preparation process wh...

Preaching Teams, The "Treat Sheet" and Global Christianity with Jeremy Treat
Expositors CollectiveOctober 24, 202300:46:5943.45 MB

Preaching Teams, The "Treat Sheet" and Global Christianity with Jeremy Treat

Jeremy Treat is the Pastor for Preaching and Vision at  Reality LA , a church in Los Angeles, California. He is also an Adjunct Professor of theology at BIOLA University, and he has his PhD from Wheaton College. is the author of several books. His latest book is  The Atonem...

Preaching that is Prayerful and Priestly - John Koessler
Expositors CollectiveOctober 17, 202301:02:2557.64 MB

Preaching that is Prayerful and Priestly - John Koessler

John Koessler is a self proclaimed "amateur" when it comes to praying, and in this honest and insightful conversation with Mike he speaks about the difference between human and divine conversation, and how it informs his preaching, which he defines as a conversation that he has with people, based o...

Slowing Down and Opening Up to God's Spirit with Dan Hamel
Expositors CollectiveOctober 10, 202300:50:0745.89 MB

Slowing Down and Opening Up to God's Spirit with Dan Hamel

Dan Hamel joins Mike to speak about an important lesson that he learned through his wife's critique, the importance of dining room tables and living room conversations, as well as the sorts of stories that he includes in his 100+ page document of potential sermon illustrations. They discuss Bi...

Preaching That Promotes Human Flourishing with Dominic Done
Expositors CollectiveOctober 03, 202300:26:4830.68 MB

Preaching That Promotes Human Flourishing with Dominic Done

In this session (recorded in Austin, Texas) Dominic Done speaks about the value of being understood by our hearers, many of whom struggle with doubt, skepticism or cynicism towards the church and the things of God.  Dominic Done is a speaker and author of  When Faith Fails: Find...

Precision in the Pulpit: A Labor of Love with Paul Mowery
Expositors CollectiveSeptember 26, 202300:37:2634.27 MB

Precision in the Pulpit: A Labor of Love with Paul Mowery

Paul Mowery's early years of Christian ministry were plagued by toxicity and leadership dysfunction, and so he has put deliberate work into creating ecosystems of accountability, spiritual health and plural leadership. He talks with Mike about some of the weaknesses that are inherent with the so-ca...

FAQ with Nick Cady + Mike Neglia
Expositors CollectiveSeptember 19, 202301:15:0185.86 MB

FAQ with Nick Cady + Mike Neglia

Nick and Mike spend time answering some questions that have come our way about preaching while in pain (both physical and emotional), some objections about Christ centered preaching (isn't this just shoehorning Jesus into passages that He isn't actually referenced in?) some of the practicalities ab...

Preaching The Efficacious Word Of God with Jeremy Kimble
Expositors CollectiveSeptember 12, 202300:53:0260.7 MB

Preaching The Efficacious Word Of God with Jeremy Kimble

Efficacious means the " ab ility to  produce  the  intended   result ". When used to describe the Word of God it means that when God speaks it has transformative power, and it results in the transformation of the believer, both from death to life and in progressing in ...

The Gospel from Cover to Cover with Tony Clark + Panel.
Expositors CollectiveSeptember 06, 202301:11:4182.05 MB

The Gospel from Cover to Cover with Tony Clark + Panel.

This message and panel discussion is from the 2022 CGN Pastors and Leaders Conference, held in the serene backdrop of Costa Mesa, California. Tony Clark, a seasoned voice in ministry, imparts a powerful call to fellow leaders, emphasizing the importance of faithfully delving into the context of eac...

What Am I Supposed To Do With My Hands?" And Other Lessons That Preachers Can Learn From Toastmasters with Nick Harvey
Expositors CollectiveAugust 29, 202300:43:0849.38 MB

What Am I Supposed To Do With My Hands?" And Other Lessons That Preachers Can Learn From Toastmasters with Nick Harvey

Let's go on a journey that bridges the spiritual and secular realms of communication. Join us for a thoughtful and self-reflective exploration as we think about the true meaning of effective preaching, drawing inspiration from an unexpected source – Toastmasters. In this thought provoking episode, ...

"The Bible is a Book about Jesus" - Christ-Centered Hermeneutics with Nick Cady
Expositors CollectiveAugust 22, 202301:36:01109.89 MB

"The Bible is a Book about Jesus" - Christ-Centered Hermeneutics with Nick Cady

The Bible holds its greatest meaning and richness when interpreted through the lens of Jesus-shaped goggles, revealing its Main Character and guiding us towards explicitly Christian sermons. It is through this transformative perspective that the profound wisdom of the scriptures emerges, showcasing...

Spirit-Anointed Preaching: Cultivating a Heart-Driven Pulpit Ministry with Justin Thornton
Expositors CollectiveAugust 15, 202300:58:1966.74 MB

Spirit-Anointed Preaching: Cultivating a Heart-Driven Pulpit Ministry with Justin Thornton

Most of the time we think of the sermon preparation journey as one that starts at the desk and ends in it's delivery, but Justin Thornton invites us to peel back one more layer and start with the heart.  He is the author of the book "The Preacher" which is a comprehensive guide from ...