12 Preaching Tips From Charles Spurgeon

By | January 10th, 2017|

Charles Spurgeon is arguably one of the greatest preachers in the history of Christianity. He preached over 600 sermons before the age of 20. The collection of his recorded sermons fills 63 volumes and over 20 million words, making it the largest collection of books by a single Christian author. He once spoke to an audience of [...]

ProPreacher’s Top Posts of 2016

By | December 28th, 2016|

Wow, 2016 is almost over. Can you believe it? I want to thank each and every one of you for making 2016 such an amazing year at ProPreacher. This site would not be possible without the support of readers like you. When I started ProPreacher back in 2012, I had no idea that anyone would [...]

Why You Need a Sermon Calendar, and How to Make One

By | December 20th, 2016|

Listen, if you want to be an effective preacher, you need a sermon calendar. You might get away with winging it for a while, but eventually, you will either burn out or fail to reach your God-given potential. If you still need convincing, here are four reasons you need an annual preaching calendar, and how [...]

5 Tips for Christmas Sermons That Bring Guests Back

By | December 6th, 2016|

Are you ready for your Christmas sermon? As you are well aware, Christmas Eve services are one of the highest attendance days of the year for most churches. It's the big event, the big night. Hundreds—maybe even thousands—of people will trust their valuable time to your church. But the week after, will your guests come [...]

5 Things Great Preachers Do To Gain An Advantage

By | November 14th, 2016|

We look at the preaching giants of history in awe and wonder. How did they do it? They speak with golden tongues, dispensing endless pearls of wisdom. It’s almost like they could do no wrong—like they could fart on stage and three people would give their lives to Christ! Why can’t we preach like that? [...]

7 Preaching Lessons from Martin Luther

By | October 31st, 2016|

Martin Luther was a preaching machine. Luther preached around 4,000 sermons in his life (2,300 have been preserved). On average, he preached 120 sermons per year. That’s a sermon every three days.1 And we think preaching every seven days is hard! Luther never used a manuscript. Although he studied well in preparation, he preached extemporaneously [...]