Equipping Pastors to Preach Expository Sermons in the Fredricksburg Area Baptist Network, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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This project equipped pastors in the Fredericksburg Area Baptist Network to preach expository sermons through sermon preparation groups for the benefit of their church and the proclamation of the gospel in the Fredericksburg area. Chapter 1 provides the context of the Fredericksburg area in Virginia, and the rational, purpose, goals, research methodology, definitions, limitations, and delimitations of this project. Chapter 2 presents a biblical foundation based on 2 Timothy 4:1-2 and Ephesians 4:11-14 for equipping pastors to preach. Chapter 3 presents benefits and challenges of collaboration in sermon preparation by learning from pastors who use collaboration in their sermon process. Chapter 4 gives a week-by-week description of how the project was implemented. Chapter 5 evaluates the effectiveness of the project. Ultimately, this project used the method of small group sermon preparation groups to better equip small church pastors to preach better expository sermons.