Scripture holds a simple declaration that sets forth every pastor's highest priority: Preach the Word. When you consider all that God desires to accomplish through preaching, it becomes apparent why it's such a big deal. It's God's main means of feeding, comforting, correcting, and protecting His people - as well as pointing unbelievers to Christ. Such an ermous responsibility deserves a pastor's best. In The Shepherd as Preacher, you'll find the best encouragement and guidance available on how you can preach God's Word God's way. With John MacArthur and other outstanding Bible teachers, you'll survey the essentials every minister needs to kw, including...the focus and purpose of biblical preaching; the character of a faithful preacher; the keys to effective preaching; and how to preach in the Spirit's power Yours is a high and holy privilege - one with incredible potential to change lives. This book will equip you to fulfill that calling with excellence.
John MacArthur is the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California; president of The Master's University & Seminary; and featured teacher for the Grace to You media ministry, which reaches millions worldwide. John has also written many bestselling books, including The Gospel According to Jesus. He and his wife, Patricia, have 4 married children and 15 grandchildren.