What made Jonathan Edwards's preaching so powerful? Why is much of today's preaching so lifeless, even dangerous? Where did things go wrong? How has the church traveled so far away from the doctrinal convictions of Edwards? Church historian and theologian Tom Nettles answers these questions by explaining the historical departure from doctrinal preaching and the various pitfalls that come from leaving sound doctrine behind. If we want to recapture the power of preaching, we must recapture the power of sound doctrine.