Check out this great article by Daniel Akin on Expository Preaching.

None of us will simply fall into a faithful ministry of preaching. It just doesn’t happen. Left to ourselves, we will all wander from and distract from the truth. As pastors. preachers, and missionaries, we must commit to labor in such a way that God is pleased. Below is a list of 12 personal theological affirmations I have made throughout my ministry about the wonderful responsibility of preaching the Word of God. While affirming these is not all we must believe to handle the preaching task faithfully, they represent a good start.

That is the introduction so click here to read the article.