September 20, 2004

Mohler on the Prince of Preachers

From today's entry in Al Mohler's blog:

Preaching has fallen on hard times. At least, that's the impression you would gain by listening to much of what passes for preaching in American pulpits. Something is clearly missing--and that missing element is the deep passion for biblical exposition that always characterizes the great preachers of an era.

Today, the church is still blessed by outstanding expositors, but they are too few. Many preachers lack adequate models and mentors, and they find themselves hungry for a homiletical model who can both inspire and instruct. In Victorian London, there once was a preacher whose power and conviction shaped an entire culture. It is time for a new look at the ministry of Charles Haddon Spurgeon.

Go read the rest.