The “Perfect” Christmas Eve Sermon??

Posted on December 12, 2020

Christmas Eve is rough on preachers; at least for this one. The atmosphere for a truly great sermon is all there: scenery, families, music, lighting, Scripture, attendance, joy, and a holy hope in every heart and on every face. But my Christmas Eve sermons (33 and counting) are never equal to this setting. They always seem weak and…

Lancelot Andrewes, the Star of Preachers

Posted on June 30, 2014

Why Read Lancelot Andrewes? Besides contending for the greatest name in British history, Lancelot Andrewes (1555-1626) was the most renowned preacher of Elizabethan and Jacobean England. Nicknamed stella predicantium (“star of preachers”) by Thomas Fuller, Andrewes has been a source of fascination and reverence for Catholic-leaning Anglicans from Archbishop William Laud in the immediate wake…