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5 Ways to Improve Audience Engagement

Is your audience boring? Do they respond to your preaching? Do they laugh at jokes? Do they say “Amen.” Do they ever clap their hands? Are they leaning in to listen? Are they taking notes? You may think the problem is your people, but I want to propose something different here: If your audience is dull, […]

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Pastor, Don’t Quit

Early this summer my family and I took a trip to the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. We spent a whole week sitting and playing with our kids on the beach. It was a great, much-needed vacation… except for one part. My wife and I signed up for paddle board lessons. Paddle boards are like […]

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Preaching Articles

Preaching Links 8.23.13

Happy Friday everyone! Are you ready for the weekend? Here are a few goodies to help inspire you. Some of my favorite preaching articles this week: 6 Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking Some very interesting insights that psychology teaches us about public speaking: We follow leaders. We instantly read people. We assign meaning to body movement. […]

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Bible and shadow of Cross

Preaching the Whole Counsel

The following is a guest post by Adam Tisdale, Pastor of North Hills Church in Meridianville, AL. Adam blogs at about the intersection of his faith and cancer. Would you like to submit a guest post? Click here. When I was 16 years old and still a babe in Christ, I once remarked that I didn’t need to read […]

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