Preacher’s Toolkit: How Can Expository Sermons Avoid Being Wooden and Uncreative?

Colin Smith | November 30, 2016

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I struck gold recently while reading A. B. Bruce’s classic, The Training of the Twelve. Reflecting on Mary’s extravagance in breaking her alabaster box and pouring the costly perfume over Jesus’s head and feet, Bruce…

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