Brent Niedergall

A FEATHER IN YOUR THEOLOGICAL CAP

Book Review: Preaching for a Verdict

Book Review: Preaching for a Verdict

After reading Preaching for a Verdict: Recovering the Role of Exhortation by J. Josh Smith, I have a new criterion for evaluating preaching. Is the preacher urging his hearers to action? On Sunday, I listened to two sermons. This morning, I read over my manuscript for...
Book Review: A Little Book for New Preachers

Book Review: A Little Book for New Preachers

Like many, I’ve worked a variety of jobs over the years. There was the quintessential paper route, in high school I did odd jobs around a funeral home, and later sold clothing at a retail outlet. In college, I washed cars for two different dealerships. Since then,...
Book Review: Reformed Preaching (Part 1)

Book Review: Reformed Preaching (Part 1)

Introduction It may say “Reformed Preaching” in bold letters on the cover, but non-reformed readers shouldn’t let the title of this book scare them away. With a title long enough to make a Puritan proud, Reformed Preaching: Proclaiming God’s Word from the Heart of the...