Posts Tagged ‘homiletics’

The most beneficial part of Deep Preaching is the emphasis on the preacher’s closet work.  It is here according to Dr. Edwards where the preacher learns to go deep by means of the Holy Spirit’s work and power.  While reading these chapters (8-9) I almost forgot I was reading a book on preaching; it read […]


Merida encourages the reader to contend for the gospel. There are many who seek to pervert the truth of the Word of God and it is the job of the preacher to contend against these things through clear, specific, well informed, and apologetic preaching of the Word. So much more could be said, and while no […]


As Robert Smith, Jr. observes in his book Doctrine that Dances, our fathers in the church were building on an image, a metaphor that was woven through the scriptures. We are a people who are created in the image of God and who therefore have dance in our very genes. Miriam danced when she reached […]


  In a culture whose spirituality is a mile wide and an inch deep, Kent Edwards’ call for preaching deeply is irresistible. Deep Preaching is a cogent and heartfelt call for preaching beyond the status quo. As one who loves to preach, this book makes me uncomfortable about the level of passion in my heart […]


“Tony Merida has provided a resource that will prompt the next generation of preachers to preach God’s Word faithfully. They will be inspired to take their work in the pulpit seriously, and the seasoned preachers passing the baton of biblical exposition along to them will be eager to share a copy of Faithful Preaching with […]


“The glory of God is the goal of preaching, and Tony Merida has sounded a call for a new generation of preachers to be faithful to the purpose God has entrusted to them. Faithful Preaching balances the theological acumen of a professor, the practical advice of a pastor, and the personal warmth of a man […]


“Tony Merida is serious about raising up a new generation of faithful preachers.  In an age of weak and watered-down preaching, Merida is raising the bar for his generation to preach with power and conviction the Word of God.  Whether you are a seasoned pastor who needs some encouragement, or a student of preaching beginning […]


“Tony Merida has a reputation across the country for the weightiness of his ministry, and the power of his proclamation. This book will show you why the reputation is deserved. More importantly, this book will show you what Tony’s learned about how to speak for God, as one who has authority and not as one […]


“During my last years at New Orleans Seminary, God gave me the privilege of rubbing shoulders with a unique group of young preachers – humble young men who displayed a passion for biblical preaching, right theology and God’s global mission. Tony Merida was part of that group. Now he’s put his holistic heartbeat in print […]


“Faithful Preaching: A Call to the Next Generation of Preachers is a wonderful book that is rightly titled.  For indeed, in this excellent work, Tony Merida has trumpeted a bold call for faithful expositional preaching. This splendid contribution to the field of preaching will prove to be immensely helpful not only to college and seminary […]