Ed Stetzer: This e-book is taken from a series on Christ-centered preaching and teaching that I hosted at my blog. For the series, I brought a number of scholars to the blog to discuss the importance of Christ-centered hermeneutics. In the series the authors looked at both the strengths and weaknesses of adopting this kind of hermeneutic. Because of the popularity of the series and its usefulness to the local church, we decided to compile the posts into this e-book. This series was prompted by the question: How should we point to Jesus in our teaching? As general editor of The Gospel Project, a small group curriculum for all ages that promises to show Christ in all the Scripture, this is a question that I've come back to again and again. The team of people working on The Gospel Project believe (as I do) that we should indeed be Christ-centered in our biblical interpretation, but that this Christ-centeredness must be built on balanced hermeneutical principles.