This week we concluded a five-week preaching course at Christ Church London, by reflecting on the emotional and spiritual life of the preacher. Over the years, I’ve learnt so many things about the practicalities of preaching, crafting sermons, the art of delivery… I have plenty more still to learn. But the most precious lessons I’ve…
A preaching illustration about sin and the stuff we keep hidden inside.
Comparing two approaches to Hamlet. Which is more truthful? And which is more beautiful? And what does that have to do with preaching?
Previously I argued that jargon words operate like suitcases. But the nature of a carrying device is that it can be used for transporting bad things as well as good (hence regular looking suitcases get destroyed in train stations all the time, for fear that they may contain bombs!)
Should we entirely eradicate jargon from our preaching? I say no…
30 challenging and insightful rules for preaching from Hillsong’s Brian Houston
Some recommended resources on the art of preaching.
Derek Rishmawy offers two great tips on sermon preparation: manuscripting and practising out loud.
Some thoughts on staying both fresh and faithful as a preacher.
86% of statistics quoted by preachers are untrue.