Fresh Translation, Inspiring Commentary, and Teachable Applications

The Old Testament for Everyone was aptly titled since the gospel message is for everyone. Respected Old Testament scholar Dr. John Goldingay explains familiar and obscure passages of the Bible in a style that is easy to read, understand, and apply. You’ll find wisdom that will transform your preaching and teaching ministry.

Scholarship That Is Hidden in Plain Sight

A companion to the New Testament for Everyone by Dr. N.T. Wright, this work includes fresh translation, inspiring commentary, and teachable applications. What makes both of these sets stand apart from other scholarly works is that they are written for anyone who loves to preach, teach, or find new discoveries in God’s Word.

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Fresh Inspiration for Sermons & Lessons

If you are a pastor, Wordsearch can help you quickly and effectively prepare sermons that are faithful to biblical text and compelling to your congregation. Expository Preaching Through the Old Testament and the Steven J. Cole Sermon Series are two sets that provide an endless supply of fresh material for preaching and teaching. Both of the preachers who created this content have been preaching for decades, and you’ll be inspired by their work.

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Get to Know Donald Cantrell – Author of 34 Preaching Helps

donald cantrellDonald Cantrell has been a preacher of the gospel since 1980. His goal in writing books is to be helpful to ministers who may need a simple thought to prompt them in developing a mighty message. His hope is to be practical, preachable, and accessible to the busy and pressured pastor.

In addition to preaching and writing, Donald has been active in personal sermon consulting and research, offering help with individual sermon development, subject research, Bible character studies, and sermon series. He has also helped various pastorates with the leading of revivals.

When he released Bible Commentary Snapshots to Wordsearch, we talked with the Florida Gators fan about his alliteration style, preaching, and his writing process. [Read more…]

The Baker New Testament Commentary

Perhaps there’s no such thing as “the perfect sermon,” but there are times when you preach or teach and you just know your message has connected in a personal way. It’s something special when the Holy Spirit gives you timely insight and uses your voice to stir the hearts of people towards God. Baker has kept this in mind while putting together the Baker New Testament Commentary.

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Discover the Biblical Illustrator Treasury

The Biblical Illustrator Treasury brings fascinating images and archaeological finds, that consistently confirm the truths in Scripture, to light. These articles and discoveries add a deeper layer to preaching and teaching specific books of the Bible and biblical topics. The 23 volumes in this series were compiled from over 40 years of a magnificent quarterly journal known as the Biblical Illustrator (published by our parent company, LifeWay Christian Resources).

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Read, Feed & Lead with God’s Word For You

God’s Word For You wants to help you read, feed, and lead. Not just a commentary, the 16 complete volumes are expository guides through Scripture, verse by verse.

A flexible resource, God’s Word For You can be used in preparing sermons or lessons, read simply as a book that will teach you, encourage you, and challenge you, or as a daily devotional, complete with reflection questions. Difficult verses or concepts are explained in user-friendly language, and helpful themes and illustrations are included, along with suggested applications.

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