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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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Let Scripture Speak for Itself

A while back I visited a church in my area (I love sitting in on other churches to observe and learn). The pastor was a great preacher. His sermon was engaging, clear, and spot on. However, I walked away feeling a little uneasy. This may be a personal preference. I am not saying the way […]

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Bad Sermon Math – 4 Ways We Misuse the Bible

Are you guilty of bad sermon math? No, I’m not talking about actual math. By sermon math I mean applying some form of change on the scripture you preach. Let me explain what I mean. There are four types of sermon math that will get you in trouble every time. + Addition Addition happens in […]

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The Preacher’s Manifesto

  I am a preacher. I am a messenger of the most high God – an ambassador of the Lord Jesus Christ. (2 Corinthians 5:20) I am a herald of the greatest story ever told and the best news ever received. (1 Corinthians 15:1-4) I am a sinner, saved by grace – not through my works, […]

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Please Don’t Do This When Preaching

Do you have any preaching pet peeves? Maybe it’s something that preachers say that for whatever reason is like nails on a chalkboard for you. Or maybe it is something that preachers do that just drives you crazy. Today I just need to get one off my chest. Do you mind if I vent a […]

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