Episode 27: Lessons from the Life and Ministry of Carl F. H. Henry

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Dr. Owen Strachan and Dr. Matt Hall join me in a discussion on lessons learned from the life and ministry of Carl F. H. Henry. Dr. Owen Strachan is the Associate Professor of Christian Theology and the Director of the Center for Theological and Cultural Engagement at the Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Matt Hall is Associate Professor of Christian History and Dean of Boyce College in Louisville, Kentucky.

Guest(s): Owen Strachan and Matt Hall


Some of the topics discussed on today’s episode are:

  • How Dr. Strachan and Dr. Hall’s book Essential Evangelicalism: The Enduring Legacy of Carl F.H. Henry came about
  • The life of Carl F. H. Henry
  • Why Dr. Strachan and Dr. Hall have a particular interest in Henry
  • Henry’s role in modern evangelicalism
  • Henry’s ability to think deeply, yet communicate clearly
  • 5 Reasons why preachers today should get to know Henry
  • How Henry provides young evangelicals a gospel-shaped vision of social justice
  • Why pastors should be engaging Henry in the year 2016



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