Author: Charlie Handren

Developing Genuine Love for the People

Editor’s note: This is an eight part series by Charlie on expository preaching. In his first post Charlie looked at the essential element of good preaching. In his second post Charlie looked at preaching to glorify God and transform lives. In his third post, he looks at how the Word of God effects transformation. In his fourth post, he looked at preaching the actual words of God. In his fifth post, he looked at prayer and communion with God. In his sixth post, he looked at pursuing a life of holiness. Today he writes on developing a genuine love...

Read More

Pursuing a Life of Holiness

Editor’s note: This is an eight part series by Charlie on expository preaching. In his first post Charlie looked at the essential element of good preaching. In his second post Charlie looked at preaching to glorify God and transform lives. In his third post, he looks at how the Word of God effects transformation. In his fourth post, he looked at preaching the actual words of God. In his fifth post, he looked at prayer and communion with God. Today, he looks at pursuing a life of holiness. ************************************************** The skies of northern India are usually pretty hazy due...

Read More

Communion with God

Editor’s note: This is an eight part series by Charlie on expository preaching. In his first post Charlie looked at the essential element of good preaching. In his second post Charlie looked at preaching to glorify God and transform lives. In his third post, he looks at how the Word of God effects transformation. In his fourth post, he looked at preaching the actual words of God. Today he looks at prayer and communion with God. ************************************************** Prayer is more than something Christians do. Prayer is a vital part of the communion we have with God the Father, through...

Read More

Preaching the Actual Words of the Word of God

Editor’s note: This is an eight part series by Charlie on expository preaching. In his first post Charlie looked at the essential element of good preaching. In his second post Charlie looked at preaching to glorify God and transform lives. In his third post, he looks at how the Word of God effects transformation. Today he looks at preaching the actual words of God. ************************************************** Hebrews 4:12-13 teaches us that the Word of God is the eyes of God, as it were, that look into and pierce the soul in such a way that the sinner knows, in no...

Read More

The Word of God Effects Transformation

Editor’s note: This is an eight part series by Charlie on expository preaching. In his first post Charlie looked at the essential element of good preaching. In his second post Charlie looked at preaching to glorify God and transform lives. Today he looks at how the Word of God effects transformation. ************************************************** In the last two blog posts I have suggested that the primary aims of sequential, expository preaching are to glorify God and transform lives. In this post I want to address the manner in which the Word of God effects transformation in his people. To state the...

Read More