This is another one of the most popular questions. Whenever I have a seminar or receive questions through the mail, someone asks, “How do I know my sermon is ready for preaching.” This is a very important question, but often our own
I try to read every email that comes to SoulPreaching.Com even from those who are leaving the email list. Sometimes the reasons why they leave are simply because of having a different theological perspective. What is interesting however are those who leave
It is interesting how many budding preachers turn on the television and think that copying the various personalities is effective preaching.Â Â They end up with superficial copies of some preachers.Â Sometimes they even copy preachers with incorrect or superficial theology.Â So you
I was talking to a laymember the other day who was very excited about a sermon he had heard. The member gave me all four of the points of the sermon and was excited about applying the sermon to his daily life.
A few weeks ago, I heard a sermon by a preacher who obviously had heard of the benefits of stories in effective sermons. However, a particular illustration had great difficulties for the sermon. It actually detracted from the message in that it
On this site and in other places, we spend a lot of time discussing the need to exegete the scripture for effective preaching. This is a very important dimension in sermon preparation. However, you must also understand two other important “narratives” or