Finally, relax. Smile. Enjoy the work the Lord has called you to do; that he has entrusted you with.
Joseph is the most likely person in the Christmas story to be overlooked. Should it be that way?
Before you get them to the Place of the Skull outside Jerusalem, you must first meet them inside the city where they live.
Saying “in conclusion” says, “I’m finished but I’m still talking.” It says, “You can stop listening now.”
Sermon prep cannot be the equivalent of “treasure hunting” for lost pocket-change six-inches-deep in the beach sand.
At the end of the day, some clichés still communicate well and serve a useful purpose.
Your people are interested in your preaching, but only insomuch as you are interested in them.
Unless we are training their minds, we will be left with a well-behaved but little-learned people.
I have discovered some non-traditional, sparingly recommended preaching helps that I want to share that could be used to improve your sermons.
As an insider, I rarely considered the thoughts and perceptions of new guests or “outsiders.”