These are the most useful online preaching resources I’ve found on the web, all organized under the following headings:

  • Preaching Courses
  • Basics Of Preaching
  • Exegesis
  • Expository Preaching
  • Commentaries
  • Introduction
  • Structure
  • Delivery of A Sermon
  • Using Notes
  • Application
  • Illustration
  • Old Testament Preaching
  • Evangelistic Preaching
  • Evaluating Preaching


John Piper’s Sermon Preparation | Alex Chediak

Don Carson’s Lectures On Preaching

Fundamentals Of Expository Preaching – Macarthur and Lawson

Derek Tidball Lectures on Preaching – Justin Taylor

Richard Gaffin Lectures: Reformed Hermeneutics – Justin Taylor


What You’ll Never Hear About Preaching In Seminary

How Do You Define Preaching? Pure Church by Thabiti Anyabwile

John Wesley’s 12 Rules For Preachers

Praying During Sermon Preparation | Ordinary Pastor

The Craft of Life-Changing Preaching – The Gospel Coalition Blog

A Classical Analysis of Puritan Preaching – Reformation21

Preaching and Sermon Preparation – Reformed Forum

Things I’ve Learned Along the Way… | H.B. Charles Jr.

Four Rules for Preachers – Justin Taylor

Ed Stetzer – Preaching “One-Time” Sermons

8 rules for preachers from Luther – Reformation21 Blog

Preachers on Preaching | The Cripplegate

Reflections on Great Bible Teaching (Part 1, Part 2)

40 Lessons I’ve Learned About Preaching After My 400th Sermon | Pastoralized

Sermon preparation – Ray Ortlund

6 Bullet Points on Preaching | Challies Dot Com

The Centrality Of Preaching | RBC

Four Easy (and often overlooked) Tips that Could Improve Your Preaching | Ordinary Pastor

Ligon Duncan on Lloyd-Jones – Kevin DeYoung

10 steps to better preaching | Mission-minded Church |

Don’t Strive To Be a Great Preacher – Reformation21 Blog

Josh Moody on Preaching – Justin Taylor

Paul Washer on Homiletics | The Cripplegate

Help in Preaching the Hardest Sermons – Justin Taylor

Principles for preaching « The Wanderer

Lloyd-Jones on the Practice of Real Preaching – The Gospel Coalition Blog

7 Ways to Preach a Lousy Sermon by Ken Collins

7 Marks of Great Preaching by David Lose

Practical Tips for Expository Preachers | Crossway

Urban Legends: The Preacher’s Edition : Kingdom People

How Shall They Hear Without a Preacher? – Reformation21

What is Homiletics? on Vimeo

YouTube – What is Redemptive-Historical Preaching?

How to Think of Sermon Preparation and Delivery Like a Three-Course Meal – Justin Taylor

Practical Questions On Preaching | Proclamation Trust

Greg Beale on Preaching

Gospel-Centered Preaching : Kingdom People

Preaching that Paints the Shedding of Christ’s Blood - Feeding on Christ

The Imperative of the Indicative: Preaching Christ from the Gospels

An Outline for a Process of Sermon Preparation – Justin Taylor

From Text To Sermon (Video) | HeadHeartHand

Normal sermon prep? Really? | HeadHeartHand

Six steps of sermon preparation | HeadHeartHand

What Does It Mean To “Preach Christ?” |HeadHeartHand

8 Lessons I Learned About Preaching From Painting My Kitchen | HeadHeartHand

The secret to powerful preaching | HeadHeartHand

What Is Preaching? | HeadHeartHand

Dying To Preach | HeadHeartHand

Six Keys To Excellence In Preaching | HeadHeartHand

Tell Them One Thing | HeadHeartHand

How Can I Compete With Internet Sermons? | HeadHeartHand

Great preachers are great listeners (and lovers) | HeadHeartHand

God Blesses Beta Sermons | HeadHeartHand


10 Questions For Expositors – Brian Croft

10 Tips From Wayne Grudem On Bible Interpretation

Pointers for Preaching Epistles Effectively (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5)

The dilemma of preaching and hearing God’s word | The Briefing

Preaching and Word Studies (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5)

Extended Gestation | Biblical Preaching

The Peculiar Pleasure of Difficult Sermons « unashamed

Meditate Your Way To A More Creative Mind | Fast Company

BibleX: Five Crucial Sermon Questions

Snapshot Sermons | HeadHeartHand

Dangerous dissection | HeadHeartHand

7 types of preacher’s block (and what to do about them) | HeadHeartHand

Sermon prep and the chemistry of fear | HeadHeartHand

7 easy steps to much faster sermon prep | HeadHeartHand

Catchy sermon titles? | HeadHeartHand


Hearing Both Sides Of The Preaching Debate « unashamed

7 Reasons in Support of Consecutive Exposition of the Scripture

6 Advantages Of Consecutive Expository Preaching |

How Expositional Preaching Protects Preachers

9 Reasons Why I Preach Expositionally by Danny Slavich

Maybe I Do Want Topical Preaching? | 9Marks

Pros and cons of consecutive expository preaching | HeadHeartHand


Don Carson’s Best Commentaries

Keith Mathieson’s Best Commentaries

Joel Beeke’s best Commentaries

Best Commentaries

Best Commentaries: Top 2 for each book

Ligonier: Top 5 Commentaries on every book of the Bible

Desiring God recommendations

Tim Challies’ Top 5 Commentaries


The one sentence most public speakers get wrong | Articles


20 Sermon Structures | HeadHeartHand


Delivery Dynamics: Are You You? | Biblical Preaching

Delivery Dynamics: Will They Listen | Biblical Preaching

How to Transition Between the Points of Your Sermon without Losing Your Audience | Pastoralized

Neither Padded, Nor Dense | Biblical Preaching

Ways to Capture and Hold Attention, Part 1 |

Ways to Capture and Hold Attention, Part 2 |

The Missing Ingredient in Many Sermons | Ordinary Pastor

BibleX: Teaching vs. Preaching

(42) Ask RC- What’s the difference between teaching and preaching?

The difference between a lecture and a sermon – Reformation21 Blog

The Personality of the Preacher | Biblical Preaching

The Personality of the Preacher 2 | Biblical Preaching

The Personality of the Preacher 3 | Biblical Preaching

Becoming Well-Spoken: How to Minimize Your Uh’s and Um’s | The Art of Manliness

How We Are Judged by Our Voice in Dating and the Workplace | Psychology Today

Pastors: Don’t Just Quote but Be Quotable | Ordinary Pastor

When Presenting, Remember To Pause | HBR

Luther on sermon length « Expository Thoughts

How long should my sermons be when I preach? | Practical Shepherding

How long?

Pyromaniacs: On the Folly of Preaching too Long

Writing A Book – Structure

What Tone Should Preachers Aim At? – Desiring God

A Presenter’s Guide to Remembering What to Say – Harvard Business Review

How to Improve Your Public Speaking by Practicing Out Loud

Voice lessons | The Christian Century

Preaching: Simple, not Simplistic |

Paradoxically Speaking: Simple Preaching

Simplicity And Love In Preaching

A plea for profound simplicity | HeadHeartHand

Preachers wearing too much make-up | HeadHeartHand

The charity of clarity | HeadHeartHand

Notes from My Speech Coach

The Manner Is The Message | HeadHeartHand

10 Foolish Obstacles To The Foolishness Of Preaching | HeadHeartHand

8 Ways Preachers Harm The Depressed | HeadHeartHand

Truthful + Beautiful = Faithful |HeadHeartHand

Top 10 preaching mistakes | HeadHeartHand

David Wilkerson’s heartfelt plea for “anguish” | HeadHeartHand

Should We Practice Preaching? HeadHeartHand

Learning to preach from non-preachers | HeadHeartHand


Preaching Notes Series

Paper or Plastic? Why I hate handwritten sermon notes | The Cripplegate

Preaching from an iPad | Proclamation Trust

Adam’s Apple: Preaching from an iPad | The Cripplegate

Tim Keller on Writing a Sermon – YouTube

Sermon Notes | Proclamation Trust

Is Preaching Without Notes The Most Authentic? | Proclamation Trust

BibleX: The Value of a Good Outline

More Thoughts on Sermon Manuscripts « Provocations & Pantings

Moving Toward Noteless | Biblical Preaching

7 Tips for Public Speaking Without All the Notes

C.S. Lewis’s Advice on Writing Well – Justin Taylor

Preaching Without Notes | Connected Kingdom Podcast

Preaching Without Notes (1) | HeadHeartHand

Preaching Without Notes (2) | HeadHeartHand


Clarity and discretion – Reformation21 Blog

Preaching that Cuts to the Heart – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Pyromaniacs: Ways to profit from an expository sermon

Every Pastor is a Translator | H.B. Charles Jr.

Making Truth Memorable | Biblical Preaching

I preach for me


Be Careful with How-To Sermons |

Preaching to the Mixed Congregation | Biblical Preaching

Applying the Sermon: Watch out for Pits, Walls and Stones « Preaching Barefoot

Preaching to the Heart | Biblical Preaching

Deeper Application – Blog –

5 Ways to Immediately Improve Your Preaching | Ordinary Pastor

How to Preach Like Phil Ryken and Duane Litfin Without Sounding Like Them | Pastoralized

15 Ways to Improve Clarity | Biblical Preaching

The Upward Call – Affective Preaching

Show Then Tell – Free eBook On Sermon Illustrations

The Christian Curmudgeon: Don’t Tase Me, Bro

Founders Ministries Blog: The need for discriminating preaching and the danger of its absence

A Call for Authoritative Preaching

How To Astonish The World | HeadHeartHand

Preaching with Bold Assurance: An Interview with Hershael York : Kingdom People

Don’t Be Afraid To Preach To The Affections

Preaching for Application – Justin Taylor

Should Preachers Show Their Work? Or, Should Our Preaching Train People to Read the Bible? | For His Renown

Preaching to the Whole Choir – Kevin DeYoung

Does a Sermon Really Change Anybody? « Preaching Barefoot

On Sermon Application

What Is Application? | HeadHeartHand

8 Principles of Application | HeadHeartHand

Emotional Intelligence | HeadHeartHand


Thoughts On Illustrations

How to Guarantee Your Sermon Illustrations Succeed by Eric McKiddie – 

The Value of Sermon Introductions: How to Stop Giving Your Congregation Theological Whiplash | Pastoralized

3 Things Photographers Can Teach You about Developing an Eye for Sermon Illustrations | Pastoralized


“On Preaching Christ from Daniel” by Sidney Greidanus

Preaching Through Joshua |

Dale Ralph Davis on Preaching and Praying the Psalms « unashamed

The Apostolic Hermenuetic: Preaching Christ From All The Scriptures


The Secret to Spurgeon’s Evangelistic Ministry by Steven Lawson | Ligonier Ministries Blog

Stop preaching only to the choir? | The Briefing

5 Ways Pastors Can Improve Their Apologetic Preaching – The Gospel Coalition Blog

Evangelistic Preaching on Sunday Morning? – Justin Taylor

What is evangelistic preaching? | HeadHeartHand

4 kinds of evangelistic sermons | HeadHeartHand

Why is evangelistic preaching so rare today? | HeadHeartHand

4 characteristics of evangelistic preaching | HeadHeartHand

4 (more) characteristics of evangelistic preaching | HeadHeartHand

What does an evangelistic sermon look like? | HeadHeartHand


Deep Preaching: Theological Matters

Moore to the Point – Good News for Bad Preachers

How should a pastor respond when he is complimented about his sermon? | Practical Shepherding

Teaching preaching | The Briefing

Flattery Can Kill – The Gospel Coalition Blog

An assessment of preaching « The Wanderer

The Three Basic Forms of Defective Preaching « Building Old School Churches

3 Reasons Why PowerPoint Preaching is Not Prophetic

How do you do expositional preaching poorly? | 9Marks

How To Critique A Sermon | HeadHeartHand