4. When you look at your expository ministry in total, are there any regrets or things you would do differently?
5. What has been the fruit of a long expository ministry at Grace Community Church? What have you observed in the body there?
6. If you were to write another book on preaching what would be the emphasis or topic?
7. How crucial is expository preaching to the life of the church?
–Dan Dumas is senior vice president for institutional administration at Southern Seminary. He is a church planter and pastor-teacher at Crossing Church in Louisville, Ky. You can connect with him on Twitter at @DanDumas, on Facebook or at DanDumas.com. This article originally appeared in A Guide to Adoption and Orphan Care.
–John MacArthur is pastor of Grace Community Church in California. He is the author of numerous books including most recently: Strange Fire: The Danger of Offending the Holy Spirit with Counterfeit Worship.
Preaching is not an advisory role based in religious expertise but a prophetic function whereby God speaks to his people. For this reason the Expositors Summit is designed to strengthen and instruct preachers and students for the glorious task of expository ministry. You’re invited to join R. Albert Mohler Jr., John MacArthur and H.B. Charles Jr. for the explication of God’s Word and gospel fellowship.
“When a man is apt in teaching the Scriptures there is a power to move men, to influence character, life, destiny, such as no printed page can ever possess.”
– John Broadus