Preaching Styles: The Good, The Bad, and How to Find Yours
Preaching Styles: The Good, The Bad, and How to Find Yours

You can learn a lot from studying the styles of effective preachers and pulling from the best of what you learn.

Ultimately, your church doesn’t need you to preach like Matt Chandler, Mike Todd, DawnChere Wilkerson, Steven Furtick, or Andy Stanley. They need you to preach like YOU.

How do you figure out your preaching style?

It begins with considering what preaching styles are and why they exist.

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Average Sermon Lengths of 16 Well-Known Pastors
Average Sermon Lengths of 16 Well-Known Pastors

https://youtu.be/nfhnwKpT-JA “The internet is changing our brains!” “Humans have shorter attention spans than goldfish!” “Screen time harms children’s development!” Do these scary headlines sound familiar? We’re guessing they do. As the internet becomes increasingly more prevalent, many people have raised questions about how online media shapes our thoughts and behaviors. Don’t worry, we’re not about…

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How to Use All Five Senses When You Preach
How to Use All Five Senses When You Preach

You can’t find a better preaching model than Jesus. You’ve probably heard that before. It’s tempting to dismiss the statement as just noise. But it’s true. Take some time to read through the Gospels and look at Jesus, not just as the Son of God and the Savior of the world, but as Jesus, the…

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How to Pull Engaging Sermon Illustrations from Your Life
How to Pull Engaging Sermon Illustrations from Your Life

If you’re like most preachers, much of your sermons focus on abstract topics. You can’t be faithful to scripture without preaching on grace, hope, love, sacrifice, and redemption—all powerful, gospel-centered topics but all basically abstract. Presbyterian Pastor Clarence E. MacCartney once described sermons that camped out in these abstract concepts as “windowless,” as towers— “solid,…

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How to Write a Sermon in 7 Easy Steps
How to Write a Sermon in 7 Easy Steps

How to write a sermon in 7 easy steps READ WATCH LISTEN One of the biggest frustrations we commonly see among pastors is their ability to shift their focus so quickly from one week to the next as they align their mind and heart towards a new message. Pastors want to be effective in their…

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Free Sermon Outlines
Free Sermon Outlines

On the surface, we don’t know much about you. We don’t know if or where you went to seminary. We don’t even know where you’re located in the world or what your church’s demographics look like. We can’t say with certainty whether your Baptist, Pentecostal, Methodist, Anglican, some other denomination, or no denomination at all….

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