Episode 39: Preaching to a Familiar Audience

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Steve Dighton joins me in a discussion on preaching to a familiar audience. In 1990, Steve Dighton became the founding Pastor of Lenexa Baptist Church.  He was the Senior Pastor of Lenexa Baptist Church until his retirement in March, 2015. He now serves as LBC’s Pastor Emeritus.

Guest(s): Steve Dighton

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

  • Steve’s ministry at Lenexa Baptist Church
  • The resolve and faithfulness needed to have a long tenured ministry
  • The reality that the better the pastor knows his people, the better he will be able to apply the text
  • The growing difficulty of applying the text to the same people over years of ministry
  • The key of using the second person plural in application
  • The joys of preaching to the same congregation over years of ministry
  • The difficulties of preaching to the same congregation over years of ministry
  • Counsel for those preaching to the same congregation over years of ministry
  • The benefit of expository preaching over a long tenured ministry

 

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One Response to “Episode 39: Preaching to a Familiar Audience”

February 23, 2017 at 3:45 pm, Martha Huddleston said:

Pastor Steve is one of the greatest preacher in the U. He is very compassionate, loves all of us and he is still one my favorite pastor. Love you Pastor Steve & Mary

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