This guide to the art of poignant illustrations will make your preaching come alive. Jack Hughes shares wisdom from the Puritan master of illustrations, Thomas Watson, to help you share your passion - and your points - from the pulpit.
Dr. Jack Hughes pastors in Louisville, KY. He received his theological education from The Master’s Seminary and Westminster Theological Seminary and loves equipping men for the work of the ministry. Jack also helped train men as an adjunct professor at The Master’s Seminary. Jack and his wife Lisa have been married since 1984, have two grown sons, a married daughter, and two grandchildren. Jack is the author of ‘Expository Preaching with Word Pictures’ and the proprietor and curator of www.drivennails.com, which is devoted to training preachers and Bible teachers.
... written in a lively, readable manner and will be useful to those for whom it is intended. His enthusiasm for Thomas Watson, throughout the book, which includes a 27 page appreciation, should encourage others to read Watson's works. It would also be refreshing for those who have preached for many years. -Banner of Truth
Unbelievably rich, Watson's messages still communicate today with a power and clarity that is simply breathtaking. Jack Hughes has done a tremendous job... This book will be a valuable tool for any preacher seeking to improve his skill in handling and communicating the Word of God. -John MacArthur, Chancellor Emeritus, The Master’s University and Seminary and Pastor–Teacher, Grace Community Church, Sun Valley, California
Instructive, fresh and interesting. -Jay Adams, Author & Retired Seminary Professor, Enoree, South Carolina
Thomas Watson compelled people to listen to him whether he was preaching or writing, by the vivid word pictures that he painted, both at his desk and in the pulpit. This rich study should be a treasure in every preacher's library. I highly recommend it. -Richard Mayhue, Research Professor of Theology Emeritus, The Master’s Seminary, Sun Valley, California
Use a sanctified imagination to bring meaningful "pictures" out of the text and into your sermons, without sacrificing biblical content. -Warren W. Wiersbe, (1929 – 2019) Author and Conference Speaker
Jack Hughes tells that there is no hiding place for the lazy preacher who is contented to preach in monochrome. -David Meredith, Mission Director, Free Church of Scotland, Inverness