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let scripture speak

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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sermon math

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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VIDEO: John Piper – Where did you learn to preach?

In this video, John Piper is asked the question, “Where did you learn to preach?” I love the simplicity of his response. It is all about being passionate about scripture. Can’t see the video? Click here. “I don’t think there is much you can do to become a preacher except know your Bible and be […]

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