It is always difficult to provide a critique of just about any practice. I could legitimately provide a critique of preachers who bore their people to sleep by not spending any time worrying about how their sermons will be received. I could
Month: April 2012
I was reading H.B.Charles’ article on black preachers and their caricature that may YouTube feeds into. I would encourage you to check out his website. I think that the plethora of “whooping” or conclusion parts of our sermons that are posted there
OK…I gotta admit that I don’t have any inside information on how profitable they are. But it really seems like they have some hard times. Let me tell you what I mean… Used to be back in the day the Adventist staple
Don’t be fooled by the truncated gospel of those who would prostitute the Black Preaching Tradition. In this commentary, Pastor Cox discusses the importance of preaching the full message if one is to preach in the Black tradition.
The Talking the Walk Blog has an interesting post that seeks to derive help for preachers from an interview with Denzel Washington.
Denzel answers why he did a particular hand movement in a movie by saying:
Always remember that we are seeking to help the congregation digest the information presented in the sermon. There are times when this discomfort is due due to the powerful truth presented. We must always remember that the truth will cut at times.