What I can provide you is things you can start doing today that will help your preaching in the long run
Here are a few principles I have learned:
Watch All the Preaching You Can
With technology today you have access to all kinds of preaching. So even if you are preaching every weekend you can still watch some sermons throughout the week. I would challenge you to diversify who you watch so you are not just watching the same people and styles every week.
I do not necessarily watch whole sermons. I like to start them, note their main point, some things they are communicating well then move on to someone else. I know this is not how sermons are designed to be consumed but this will help you improve as a speaker and preacher.
Also, note things you do not like or did not communicate well and take note of that as well.
Read About Preaching and Sermon Craft
There are lots of good books on preaching. Some are dated but there are some good modern options as well. Read as much as you can on your craft and this applies to much more than just preaching. Also, you can read blogs and articles on preaching.
Brandon and I here at RookiePreacher have our own book Preaching Sticky Sermons coming out soon so watch for more information on that!
Communicate With Other Preachers
Talking with other preachers is a very important part of improving over time. You can do this in person with area pastors, at conferences, or over social media like Twitter and Facebook. You can join the private RookiePreacher Facebook group by clicking here.
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