Brian Biedebach

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Dr. Brian Biedebach is Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministries at The Master’s Seminary.


B.A., Taylor University
M.Div., The Master’s Seminary
D.Min., The Master’s Seminary
Ph.D., Stellenbosch University


Greek Grammar
Grammar, Research, & Writing
Biblical Conflict Resolution

Church Ministry

Dr. Biedebach served in South Africa and Malawi as a pastor from 1997-2016. He currently serves as a pastor and elder at Grace Community Church.


Grace Community Church Sermons
TMS Chapel Messages


Author of What to Look for in a Pastor: A Guide for Pastoral Search Committees

Posts by Brian Biedebach

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How to Make the Most of Your Time in Sermon Prep

Brian Biedebach | June 5, 2018

If you are not afraid to be vulnerable and model your process before others, block diagramming during discipleship can help you to make the most of your time in sermon prep. By doing this weekly exercise with men, I discovered I was benefitting just as much as they were, if not more. 

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How Long Should a Sermon Be?

Brian Biedebach | April 21, 2015

How long can your sermon be without losing the attention of your congregation? The answer can vary, but it mostly depends on how well the preacher knows the text. In short, if the preacher knows the text well and can hold the attention of his flock, he can preach for as long as he likes.

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Preaching Affects Everything

Brian Biedebach | March 20, 2015

Preaching affects everything. The preaching ministry of a pastor is directly related to every other ministry he is involved in. If we downplay the importance of preaching in the church, everything else is affected negatively.