Most sermons are missing a clear action step. Without this step, people will forget what they’ve heard. Your sermon needs a boring title and three other elements to stay relevant and have an impact.
The Pastor’s Guide to Expository Preaching Expository preaching. Expositional preaching. Exegetical preaching. Topical preaching. Liturgical preaching. There is no shortage of preaching methods to employ as you draft your annual sermon calendar. As much as you may connect with a certain method, another pastor in another locale will choose a different style… and do so…
In this resource, we will offer twenty-one strategies for overcoming writer’s block. We don’t recommend trying all these at once, though! Choose two or three that seem interesting and give them a shot when preparing your next piece of writing.
As a pastor, you’re always busy. You take care of staff, programs, and events, deal with emergencies as they come up, and officiate at weddings or funerals. If you’re bivocational, it goes without saying that time is even tighter. So here are some tips you can start applying today to really see your productivity increase!
You have enough to worry about without feeling stressed about your sermon!
Since the time of Moses, God’s leaders have needed to create messages that spoke His truth and helped His people take action…
If you take time to build trust with your audience, they will connect and resonate with your message in a deeper way. But how can you do that? Read on to learn eight ways you can build trust with your audience while you’re preaching.
Storytelling was an important part of the way Jesus talked about the Kingdom of God. Pastors, preachers, teachers, and leaders today can follow that example and use the power of story in their sermons.
For this episode of the Sermonary podcast, Josh Taylor sat down with Jack Hestar, the Teaching Pastor at Mars Hill Church to cover six tips for improving your public speaking during your sermons!
The sermon outline is your secret weapon in sermon preparation. If you love to preach but struggle with creating solid outlines, this post will help you understand the importance of a sermon outline and give you more confidence in the outlining process.
Kyle Beshears is a teaching pastor in Mobile, Alabama, and the author of the recent book Apatheism: How We Share When They Don’t Care, which will help you understand how to approach your apathetic neighbors with the gospel. He’s also one of the best researchers we know, which is why Josh invited him to talk about today’s topic- best practices when preaching using commentaries!
As you make plans to make Father’s Day special, don’t forget about your sermon. If you’re not sure what topic to preach, here are some Father’s Day sermon ideas to help.
As a pastor, you want to consistently write sermons that have an impact, sermons that cause people to respond. So, in today’s episode of the Sermonary Podcast, we’re going to talk about the 3 targets that you need to hit in order to craft effective sermons.