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let scripture speak

Let Scripture Speak for Itself

A while back I visited a church in my area (I love sitting in on other churches to observe and learn). The pastor was a great preacher. His sermon was engaging, clear, and spot on. However, I walked away feeling a little uneasy. This may be a personal preference. I am not saying the way […]

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sticky sermon

6 Principles of Sticky Sermons

What makes a sticky sermon? What makes a message have staying power? As preachers, it should be our goal to teach sticky messages. We want our audience to remember the sermon. Nobody wants to spend hours every week to prepare a message that nobody remembers. So, what makes a sermon sticky? Chip and Dan Heath, […]

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My Epic Husband Fail

The other day I failed miserably as a husband. I didn’t try to. In fact, I was actually trying to be an awesome husband. But it completely blew up in my face. My wife, who was 6 months pregnant at the time, was having a tough day. Our baby boy was really starting to move […]

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VIDEO: The Secret Structure of All Great Talks

What do all of the greatest talks in history have in common? In this TED video, Nancy Duarte explains her findings in analyzing the greatest talks in history. She came up with a simple form that all great presentations have. Every public speaker should watch this. Can’t see the video? Click this link. NOTES: The […]

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