The Author

Eric McKiddie serves as pastor for gospel community at the Chapel Hill Bible Church in North Carolina. He is a contributor to Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry: A Practical Guide. He blogs at, and you can follow him on Twitter at @ericmckiddie.

Stop Trying to Make the Bible Relevant to Teenagers

In our efforts to make Scripture entertaining, we confirm suspicions that it is in fact boring and irrelevant.

Are Your Efforts to Contextualize the Gospel All about You?

I never thought moving from one suburb to another

The Easier Path to Sermon Illustrations

Far from suffocating creativity, the constraints of templates focus

5 Types of Sermon Illustrations and How to Use Them

Before you resign yourself to being a preacher who

3 Reasons Your Church Needs Sermon Illustrations

How many preachers quench the Spirit in their preaching