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preaching article There's More Than One Way To Prepare A Sermon: 5 Approaches
There's More Than One Way To Prepare A Sermon: 5 Approaches
Shared By: Brandon Kelley on August 6, 2015
Summary: Listen in as pastors share real-life examples of sermmon prep.
preaching article Should I Use Bible Software in My Sermon Prep?
Should I Use Bible Software in My Sermon Prep?
Shared By: Jonathan Watson on May 21, 2016
Summary: Is software (and technology in general) a help or a hindrance? Considering I’m typing this on a laptop, and many of you will read it on your smartphones, it’s obvious that technology is an integral part of our lives. But should we use it when preparing sermons? And does it have any additional impact on my life?
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Do You Get Nervous Before You Preach?
Do You Get Nervous Before You Preach?
Shared By: H.B. Charles, Jr. on November 18, 2016
Summary: Even skilled, prepared, and experienced preachers get nervous at preaching time. If they do not, they should.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Bible Software and Sermon Prep
Bible Software and Sermon Prep
Shared By: Peter Mead on January 24, 2013
Summary: When's the last time you invested in some tools of the trade?
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Luke 10:35-41
preaching article The Best Sermon Prep?
The Best Sermon Prep?
Shared By: Staff Writer on September 30, 2013
Summary: Dr. Mack King Carter's preaching advice for studying and sermon prep is worth listening to more than once.
based on 11 ratings
preaching article Top 10 Sermon Introduction Mistakes
Top 10 Sermon Introduction Mistakes
Shared By: Eric McKiddie on December 28, 2016
Summary: How you get your sermon started matters. While there is lots of room for error in the body of your sermon, there is little room for error in your introduction.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: John 16:1-15
preaching article How Long Should I Preach
How Long Should I Preach
Shared By: Brian Croft on January 19, 2017
Summary: The answer to this question largely depends on the kind of pastor you are, the quality of preacher you are, and the kind of congregation you serve.
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Getting Out of the Sermon Prep Rut
Getting Out of the Sermon Prep Rut
Shared By: Matt Brough on July 31, 2014
Summary: One of the challenges for preachers who have been preaching for some time is that it is much easier to coast, to do less preparation and to simply rely on your experience.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article A Modest Proposal: Less Sermon Prep in Favor of More Time Making Disciples?
A Modest Proposal: Less Sermon Prep in Favor of More Time Making Disciples?
Shared By: Bill Couchenour on November 14, 2013
Summary: Is it possible to reach the U.S. for Jesus in less than a decade by cutting sermon prep time in half?
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 7:24-28
preaching article Finish Your Sermon Strong: 10 Mistakes to Avoid
Finish Your Sermon Strong: 10 Mistakes to Avoid
Shared By: Peter Mead on May 17, 2014
Summary: Finishing a sermon is neither easy nor natural. Here's help!
preaching article So You Waited Until the Last Minute to Start Sermon Prep
So You Waited Until the Last Minute to Start Sermon Prep
Shared By: Peter Mead on June 21, 2014
Summary: When I genuinely have had to prepare at the last minute, then I ask God for help and know that He understands.
preaching article Saturday Night and Your Sermon Stinks—What to Do?
Saturday Night and Your Sermon Stinks—What to Do?
Shared By: Brandon Hilgemann on March 7, 2015
Summary: First, don't panic! Second, here's help!
preaching article Trust Your Stuff: Two Ways to Know When Your Sermon Is Ready
Trust Your Stuff: Two Ways to Know When Your Sermon Is Ready
Shared By: Sherman Cox on September 25, 2014
Summary: You could study and prep for 100 hours and still find something wrong with the sermon. Eventually, it's time to stand and deliver.
preaching article How Can I Possibly Do Sermon Prep When I'm Just Not Feeling It?
How Can I Possibly Do Sermon Prep When I'm Just Not Feeling It?
Shared By: Chris Surber on October 9, 2014
Summary: God feels far away. Everybody at home is mad at you. Even the dog won’t talk to you. What do you do when you need to do sermon prep but you just aren’t feeling it?
preaching article The Final Piece of Sermon Prep: What to Cut, What to Add
The Final Piece of Sermon Prep: What to Cut, What to Add
Shared By: Peter Mead on October 18, 2014
Summary: Rookie preachers wonder how they will fill the time. Experienced preachers know the real challenge is in what to leave out.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Exodus 6:1-9
preaching article One Question That Can Ruin Your Sermon Prep—in the Best Way
One Question That Can Ruin Your Sermon Prep—in the Best Way
Shared By: Sherman Cox on December 4, 2014
Summary: If you have never asked yourself this question, you might end up preaching to the mind while steering totally clear of the soul.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Luke 1:46-56
preaching article Joe McKeever's Build-a-Christmas-Sermon Kit
Joe McKeever's Build-a-Christmas-Sermon Kit
Shared By: Joe McKeever on December 10, 2014
Summary: He's preached more than 150 Christmas sermons in his life, and they're still fun!
preaching article The Myth of Spontaneous Preaching
The Myth of Spontaneous Preaching
Shared By: Lane Sebring on January 5, 2015
Summary: Some people think the work of the Holy Spirit is thwarted when the preacher makes an effort to improve his preaching.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 3 Ways to Stay Motivated While Preaching
3 Ways to Stay Motivated While Preaching
Shared By: Lance Witt on January 22, 2016
Summary: Every pastor knows what it is to preach a sermon when your heart isn't in it and your life isn't living it. Here are three ways to stay motivated and preaching from a healthy heart.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Proverbs 4:23
preaching article 3 Ways to Improve Your Preaching Today!
3 Ways to Improve Your Preaching Today!
Shared By: Joe Hoagland on April 20, 2016
Summary: There are some steps we can take as communicators, today, to make lasting change. As I look at improving multiple things in my life I look for the building blocks I can use to achieve success right away as well as into the future.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article A Preacher's Cheat-Sheet for Prayer and Final Sermon Prep
A Preacher's Cheat-Sheet for Prayer and Final Sermon Prep
Shared By: Tony Evans on June 20, 2014
Summary: Tim Challies relies on prayer and prep—but he doesn't leave it to his memory. Here's his cheat-sheet.
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 7:1-21
preaching article How to Swipe Sermons and Keep Your Integrity
How to Swipe Sermons and Keep Your Integrity
Shared By: Hal Seed on April 8, 2016
Summary: How do you feel about borrowing other pastors’ sermons?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article Sermon Prep: Don't Forget to Exegete Your Church
Sermon Prep: Don't Forget to Exegete Your Church
Shared By: Staff Writer on May 30, 2011
Summary: Sermon preparation does not end with good exegesis of the Bible; it always includes good exegesis of the local congregation.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Ephesians 2:17-20
preaching article New Poll: What's the Average Length of Sermon Prep?
New Poll: What's the Average Length of Sermon Prep?
Shared By: Thom Rainer on July 20, 2013
Summary: LifeWay's Thom Rainer took a Twitter poll to see how much time most preachers give to sermon preparation. Where do you fall on the scale?
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Psalms 23:23
preaching article Should You Take 2 Hours or 32 Hours for Sermon Prep?
Should You Take 2 Hours or 32 Hours for Sermon Prep?
Shared By: Eric McKiddie on November 13, 2013
Summary: No matter where you are on the prep-time spectrum, it should comfort you to know that well-known preachers span the entire spectrum.
preaching article How to Finally Break Through and Work Ahead on Sermon Prep: The Ultimate How-To
How to Finally Break Through and Work Ahead on Sermon Prep: The Ultimate How-To
Shared By: Jeramie Rinne on September 19, 2014
Summary: Some gifted preachers can regularly craft solid sermons on an abbreviated schedule. But most of us mortals need ample time.
based on 2 ratings
preaching article Judah Smith Shares His 7-Step Outline for Sermon Prep
Judah Smith Shares His 7-Step Outline for Sermon Prep
Shared By: Staff Writer on September 3, 2015
Summary: Judah Smith takes his congregation on a tour through the forest. What's your sermon prep?
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Two Urgent Questions: Nail Them Down Before You Preach
Two Urgent Questions: Nail Them Down Before You Preach
Shared By: Lane Sebring on December 13, 2014
Summary: Sometimes the best sermon prep is the questions you ask yourself.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article The Little-Known Secret About Spontaneous Sermons
The Little-Known Secret About Spontaneous Sermons
Shared By: Scott Attebery on August 24, 2015
Summary: There's a "curve" to sermon prep that led to great messages--do you know it?
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Ron Edmondson: My 5-Point Sunday Morning Preparation Routine
Ron Edmondson: My 5-Point Sunday Morning Preparation Routine
Shared By: Ron Edmondson on October 3, 2015
Summary: So you finished your sermon prep by Friday--or have you?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none