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    The Importance of the Simmer Day in Sermon Preparation

    The Importance of the Simmer Day in Sermon Preparation

    Have you ever had a time when you’ve written Sunday’s sermon and at some point, before you preach it, God grabs your heart and wrecks you? Have you ever had a moment when God reveals someone to you who is in the midst of a storm and really needs the truth of that week’s text […]

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    Links of the Week (2/3/18)

    Links of the Week

    Each Saturday we point you to the best preaching, leadership, and ministry content we have encountered on the internet during the week. Links of the Week 10 Steps to Rebrand Your Church – by Brian Jones “If you haven’t rebranded your church in the last five years, your ministry is dated.” 39 Things Pastors Should Teach […]

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    Preach Better: Identify and Expose the Tension

    Preach Better: Identify and Expose the Tension

    Take any great TV show and you’ll see it. No, you’ll feel it. You’ll feel the tension they create within the show and it will keep you watching. I’ve gotta know what happens! For my wife and I, one of our favorite shows is Friends and boy do they do a great job of creating tension. An easy […]

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    Links of the Week (1/27/18)

    Links of the Week

    Each Saturday we point you to the best preaching, leadership, and ministry content we have encountered on the internet during the week. Links of the Week R.C. Sproul’s Final Sermon: A Great Salvation – via Ligonier Be sure and check this out. 7 Critical Abilities Senior Leaders Must Have – by Ron Edmondson “I have held […]

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    Combating Creative Killers in Sermon Prep

    Whether you are writing a university paper, an email to a colleague or a sermon for this Sunday morning, there are times when the words and ideas just aren’t flowing. Like drinking a very thick milkshake, no matter how hard you try, you just can’t draw the goodness out! I’m in the middle of writing […]

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    Dwell: A Great New Resource Coming in 2018

    If you are like me you are always looking for the best new things to help you with your work, productivity, or just your life and the life of the people you lead. Something I have been following for awhile now is the Dwell Scripture Listening App Dwell is going to be an app (Coming […]

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    Links of the Week (1/20/18)

    Links of the Week

    Each Saturday we point you to the best preaching, leadership, and ministry content we have encountered on the internet during the week. Links of the Week The single best preparation you can do for preaching and teaching a text – by Joe McKeever “The best thing you can do to prepare to preach or teach a […]

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    Don’t Be a Selfish Preacher: Widening the Scope of Your Sermons

    Don't Be a Selfish Preacher_ Widening the Scope of Your Sermons

    What do an infertile young wife, an anxious long-time salesman, and a recovering alcoholic have in common? They all need God’s Word. And you will probably be preaching to all three on Sunday. Every worship gathering contains a multitude of people with different problems, needs, and stressors. Is it possible to reach each person in […]

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    5 Things Every Godly Leader Should Do in 2018

    I am always trying to improve as a leader and so I wanted to provide the five main things I am working on to be a more Godly leader this year and why you should be doing them as well. You can get lots of great leadership advice in principles here at RookiePreacher and lots […]