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how to preach without notes

How to Preach Without Notes – 3 Simple Steps

How do you preach without notes? I wrote earlier about some of the benefits to preaching without notes. But, as some readers mentioned, the question remains: How does a person actually go about doing this? What are the steps, tips, and tricks to preach without notes? Here are the three things you absolutely must do to […]

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preaching without notes

7 Benefits of Preaching Without Notes

Growing up, I never wanted to be a pastor because public speaking was one of my biggest fears. If I were to have ranked my worst fears in order, it would have been: Girls Public speaking Death Speaking to girls My first sermon was terrible. I hid behind the biggest podium I could find, clutching […]

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things to do after preaching

4 Things To Do After Preaching

Walking into the church parking lot on Sunday afternoon, my mind is swirling with everything that just happened – people I talked to, thoughts about my preaching, phone calls I need to make. If I’m not careful, I can feel overwhelmed and exhausted. As a lead/teaching pastor, I’ve developed an important routine that helps me […]

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10 Things Pastors Should Learn from TED Talks

10 Things Pastors Should Learn From TED Talks

Have you ever watched a really good TED talk? Like this one, this one, this one, or this one. TED talks are some of the best presentations on the planet. The idea of a great TED talk becomes viral. As pastors, I believe we communicate the most important “idea” ever. If we want to reach […]

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