Editor’s Note: This article is part of a preaching series from Southwestern Dean of Theology David Allen. To view the series, click here.
Sometimes reading the history of preaching can make you feel like a two-talent preacher surrounded by 10-talent preaching. After all, who among us can run in the same eloquent company with a John the Golden Mouth (Chrysostom), or soar with a Savonarola, or scale the heights of imagination with a Bunyan, or melt icy hearts like a Wesley or Whitefield, or wield the sword of the Spirit like a Spurgeon? Giants all, to name only a few, in the land of the giants known as the history of preaching. Read More »