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10 Ways to Improve Sermon Preparation

April 6, 2017

With all the time-constraints that engulf the ministry, the preacher of God’s Word must be a good steward of his sermon preparation. If he is not, he will feel...


What the Pastor Should Remember About His Congregation When He Preaches

March 2, 2017

The preacher of God’s Word spends much of his time in preparation for the preaching hour. He studies, he prays, he searches, he digs out, he anticipates, he practices,...


What You Probably Don’t Know About Your Pastor When He Preaches

February 28, 2017

What happens when your preacher preaches? I know…that’s a loaded question. I guess I should state it this way: Are you aware of what takes places when the pastor...


5 Reasons Why I Love Evangelistic Preaching

February 26, 2015

  The Good News to an unbeliever is not good until it is actually news.  The gospel is divinely sanctioned to be heard.  If faith cometh by hearing (and...


5 Reasons Why I Love Enthusiastic Preaching

February 25, 2015

  Any preacher who captures the heart of his congregation must have his own heart captured by the Word He is preaching.  Nothing is better than hearing a man...


5 Reasons Why I Love Expositional Preaching

February 25, 2015

  When the apostle Paul instructed Timothy to preach the Word, he had labor in mind.  I do not think for one minute that Timothy confused Paul’s words with...


Six Things That Should Be in Every Sermon You Preach Every Time You Preach

May 15, 2014

The assignment of proclamation is a persistent and pressing predicament.  I say predicament because it is work; sometimes laborious, intensive, vein-popping work.  Yes, our labor in the Scriptures is...


5 Ideas for Preaching through a Series

April 10, 2014

There was a time in my ministry when I did not give much attention to the sermon series idea.  For whatever reason, I felt that a particular thought, subject,...


7 Ways to Kill a Sermon (And Annoy the Congregation in the Process)

February 25, 2014

There is nothing better than hearing a servant of God who is spiritually endowed and scripturally engaged.  However, there is nothing worse than hearing a preacher who is bitterly...


5 Major Distractions in Sermon Preparation

November 16, 2013

Sunday is always coming.  Any preacher who reads this understands the constant weight and pressure of getting ready for the next time.  By “the next time” I mean preaching. ...