There is one action that has the potential to improve your preaching skills more than anything else. Unfortunately it is totally ignored by most pastors. Can you guess what it is? Here’s a hint: You do it every time you listen to someone else preach. But most preachers rarely put it to use when they […]
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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. But have you made any resolutions for your preaching? Here […]
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. 1. Preach with Borrowed Authority The best preachers do not preach from their own authority, but […]
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.
What are the best books on preaching you have read? If you want to improve your preaching, there is no better way to start by reading every good preaching book you can get your hands on. Yes, you need a lot of practice. You have to get out there and learn from both good and […]
When was the last time you took a risk in your preaching? Many pastors fall into a comfortable rut. They preach the same style of message every week. They use the same kinds of illustrations. They wear the same kinds of clothes. They never take risks. They never ruffle any feathers.Nobody is ever shocked or […]