Interview with David Jackman on Expository Preaching, Gospel Ministry, and Scripture’s Authorial Intent

David Jackman Expository Preaching Gospel Ministry Authorial Intent in Scripture
Leadership Resources recently had the pleasure of hosting David Jackman, the former President of the Proclamation Trust and founder of the Cornhill Training Course, for a week long session talking expository preaching and training preachers.

The video below is an interview Todd Kelly (Leadership Resources‘ International Director) conducted with David Jackman in which they cover the heart of training preachers, the heart of expository preaching, authorial intent in Scripture, and how biblical genre affects the task of preaching.

Here is a quick guide to the video contents:

  • 0:00 — Introduction
  • 0:40 — John Milton Quote… “The sheep look up and are not fed.”
  • 2:20 — What is at the heart of training preachers for gospel ministry?
  • 3:43 — The Heart of Expository Preaching: Who is in the driver’s seat of your church?
  • 6:12— What are some of the marks of a sermon that takes the Bible seriously?
  • 8:10 — What is authorial intent? How should it shape the sermon and where should it lead us?
  • 10:45 — Application and Authorial Intent
  • 12:36 —  What is biblical genre, and how does it affect the task of preaching?

Here are a few quotes from the interview:

“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, and then it will flow richly into other people’s lives as you are the channel of His grace.”

“Where the Word of God is rightly handled, the voice of God is heard.” click to tweet!

Here’s a three-minute highlight from the video:

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