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Sermon Evaluation Form

Free Sermon Evaluation Form – Get Help To Get Better

There is no such thing as a perfect sermon. No matter how much preaching experience you have, you can always improve. The best preachers are those who stay humble and hungry to get better. How do you evaluate your sermons? You can and should critique your own message, but I have found that the eyes of others […]

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Preach the Gospel

Why Every Pastor Should Preach The Gospel

Years ago, I brought a group of high school students to a Christian conference in California. The first night, hundreds of high schoolers packed into the gymnasium to worship God and hear a message from the guest preacher. The preacher took the stage and gave a compelling sermon about how much we should love people. […]

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Preach the Word

When Pastors Do This, It Drives Me Crazy

I listen to a lot of preaching because I believe I can learn from everyone. Good or bad. Recently I listened to a pastor who began his sermon with a passage of scripture. He read through the entire passage. I expected that the remainder of the sermon would expound upon this text and apply it to […]

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7 Ways Senior Pastors Can Keep Teenagers Listening To Their Sermons

7 Ways Senior Pastors Can Keep Teenagers Listening To Their Sermons

A few months ago a 13-year-old girl approached me after I preached, and excitedly proclaimed, “Good sermon. I actually paid attention to your whole message! I didn’t get bored once!” My first thought was, “Thank you Jesus! I have witnessed a miracle! A 13-year-old girl’s fleeting attention was held by a sermon over 30 minutes.” But then I thought, […]

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Mother’s Day Sermon Ideas

I am studying this week for a Mother’s Day Sermon I will be preaching. When I start the message prep process, I always begin with prayer and then find a text in the Bible that I will preach. Since I am preaching on Mother’s Day, I did a study on all the passages of scripture that […]

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