Episode 56- Tony Merida– The Christ-Centered Expositor: A Field Guide for Word-Driven Disciple Makers
Welcome to the fifty-sixth episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today's episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Dr. Tony Merida about his book The Christ-Centered Expositor: A Field Guide for Word-Driven Disciple Makers (B&H Academic, 2016)
What you’ll hear in this episode:
Tony's life, ministry, marriage, and his current ministry projects.
The problem of biblical illiteracy among pastors and ministry leaders and what to do about it.
Weaknesses in young preachers and how they can overcome them.
Learn what makes a great preacher/teacher of the Word of God.
Learn what is expository preaching.
Learn how Pastors and Bible teachers should proclaim Christ from the Scriptures.
Learn how Pastors and Bible teachers can learn to rely on the Holy Spirit’s power.
Why Pastors and Bible teachers should cultivate a vibrant prayer life.
A few the essential ingredients Tony personally find most helpful in his own sermon preparation.
Some things to avoid in our sermon delivery.
Some keys to pursue in our sermon delivery.
About the Author:
Tony Merida is lead pastor of Imago Dei Church in Raleigh, NC, and associate professor of preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.
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