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I’m Opening My Sermon Illustration Vault

Your sermon is nearly finished, but it’s still missing that one thing—the perfect sermon illustration or story that will make it unforgettable. So, if you are like most pastors, you fire up the Google machine and search for “sermon illustrations.” You then spend the next few hours reading through a bunch of outdated websites trying […]

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Writing, Transcribing and Archiving Your Sermons

This is part 3 of the Increase Your Sermon’s Lifespan series. In the last post for this series I discussed how to record your sermon. Recording your sermon is the most important thing you can do to extend its life. However, if recording your sermon (video and audio) is the most important thing, having digital text […]

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The Secret to Getting Ahead on Sermon Preparation

Pastors, do any of the following describe you? You are constantly worried about what you are going to preach next. You often find yourself pulling out a Saturday night special (finishing your sermon just before you preach it). Nobody in your church knows what you are preaching about next (staff included). You often feel overwhelmed, […]

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The Best iPhone Apps for Pastors 1

An updated version of this list containing new apps that combines both part 1 & 2, can be found here. I love my iPhone. I tell her all the time. Unfortunately, she doesn’t love me back. If you have an iPhone and you are a pastor like me, you are probably always looking for the […]

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