Free Sermon Evaluation Form – Get Help To Get Better

By | January 11th, 2016|

Photo Credit: LoneCamel via Compfight cc 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 [...]

The Most Ignored Priority In Preaching Today

By | February 5th, 2014|

[box]The following is a guest post by J.T. Bean, Lead Pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church in Swanton, Ohio. J.T. is part of a unique 12-member team of pastors that oversees seven UMC churches in northwest Ohio. The team website is www.umcteam1.org.[/box] Photo Credit: Neon Tommy cc There is one action that has the potential [...]

New Years Preaching Resolutions – How Will You Improve This Year?

By | January 1st, 2014|

Photo Credit: Mathias Erhart cc With the new year, many people are already on their way to making, and hopefully keeping, new years resolutions. The most common resolutions are to lose weight, exercise more, or get personal finances under control. Maybe you have already made some of these resolutions yourself. [...]

7 Characteristics of Effective Preaching

By | May 7th, 2013|

For many years I have obsessed over studying great preaching and preachers. They are all different. All have their own unique style and approach to delivering a message. However, there are 7 characteristics that they all have in common. Photo Credit: Christopher Meredith cc 1. Preach with Borrowed Authority The [...]

10 Steps to Becoming a Better Preacher

By | February 28th, 2013|

Photo Credit: Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier cc PREACH the Bible. PREACH it again. PREACH it again after that. PREACH when people like it. PREACH when people don’t. PREACH when they listen. PREACH when they don’t. PREACH when you are energized. PREACH when you are tired. Don’t stop PREACHING. […]