Baylor Seminary’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary surveyed almost 180 sermon experts belonging to the Evangelical Homiletics Society and the Academy of Homiletics. And the results are in! According to the Spring 2018 national survey the most effective preachers in the English speaking world are;
1 – Dr. Alistair Begg, senior pastor at Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio.
2 – Dr. Tony Evans, founding pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas.
3 – Dr. Joel C. Gregory, George W. Truett Endowed Chair in Preaching and Evangelism at George W. Truett Theological Seminary of Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
4 – Dr. Timothy Keller, founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, New York.
5 – Dr. Thomas G. Long, Bandy Professor Emeritus of Preaching and Director of the Early Career Pastoral Leadership Program at Emory University’s Candler School of Theology in Atlanta, Georgia.
6 – Dr. Otis Moss III, pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago, Illinois.
7 – Dr. John Piper, chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
8 – Dr. Haddon Robinson, previously Harold John Ockenga Distinguished Professor of Preaching at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
9 – Pastor Andy Stanley, senior pastor of North Point Community Church.
10 – Dr. Charles Swindoll, senior pastor at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas.
11 – Dr. Barbara Brown Taylor, Episcopal priest, professor, author, and theologian.
12 – Dr. Ralph Douglas West, founder and senior pastor of The Church Without Walls in Houston, Texas.