Top 10 Articles of 2017

2017 was a tremendous year at RookiePreacher.com. Throughout the year, we published 133 new pieces of content and the site’s traffic almost doubled over 2016. We were able to help pastors preach and lead better from 175 out of 195 countries in the world. That’s remarkable!

Top 10 Articles of 2017

We were able to expand our team, too which I (Brandon) am really excited about. Our team of writers consists of yours truly, Joe Hoagland (co-founder), Peter Walters, Chris Pascarella, and Michael Voll. We’ve got a great team at RP and I’m so excited to see what helpful content we’re able to put together for you in 2018.

The top five countries who utilized RookiePreacher.com were (1) the United States, (2) Canada, (3) the United Kingdom, (4) the Philippines, and (5) South Africa.

Our hope and prayer have always been that church leaders at every stage of their ministry would find the content here to be helpful and actionable. From the feedback we’ve received over the last two and a half years, it seems that this is happening.

With all that said, let’s dive into the top 10 articles of 2017 here at RookiePreacher.com.

Top 10 Articles of 2017 (Published in 2017)

The following are the top articles that were published in 2017. Below this, I’ll share the top 10 articles overall.

  1. Top Preaching Books to Read in 2017 – by Brandon Kelley
  2. A Step-by-Step Approach to Efficient Sermon Preparation – by Brandon Kelley
  3. How to Format Your Sermon Notes to Look at Them Less (Plus Free Template) – by Brandon Kelley
  4. Deliver Your Next Sermon With Power! 7 Tactics to Use – by Brandon Kelley
  5. 6 Key Questions to Ask of Your Sermon Before You Preach it – by Brandon Kelley
  6. The 10 Commandments of an Effective Sermon Introduction – by Brandon Kelley
  7. 7 Types of Books All Pastors Should Read (and some recommendations) – by Brandon Kelley
  8. Dave Stone’s 8 Principles to Great Preaching – by Brandon Kelley
  9. Sermonary Review – by Joe Hoagland
  10. An Effective Template for Preaching Christ-Centered Messages – by Chris Pascarella

Top 10 Articles (Overall)

  1. How to Structure a Sticky Sermon – by Brandon Kelley
  2. 20 Great Tools and Apps for Pastors – by Brandon Kelley
  3. Top Preaching Books to Read in 2017 – by Brandon Kelley
  4. 4 Keys to Closing Your Sermon Powerfully – by Brandon Kelley
  5. 3 Simple Steps to Preach the Gospel No Matter the Passage – by Brandon Kelley
  6. Why Preparing a Sermon in 10 Minutes Will Make You a Better Preacher – by Brandon Kelley
  7. 7 Online Sermon Preparation Resources You Need – by Brandon Kelley
  8. A Step-by-Step Approach to Efficient Sermon Preparation – by Brandon Kelley
  9. 3 Evernote Notebooks Every Pastor Needs + Free Bonuses – by Brandon Kelley
  10. How to Format Your Sermon Notes to Look at Them Less (Plus Free Template) – by Brandon Kelley

Thank you to you, the RP community. It’s a blessing for us to be able to serve you and help you preach and lead better. Here’s to a great 2018!

See Past Top 10 Collections

Top 10 Articles of 2016

Top 10 Articles of 2015

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Written by Brandon Kelley

Brandon Kelley is the co-founder of Rookie Preacher and the author of Preaching Sticky Sermons and Crucified to Life. He serves as the Spiritual Development Pastor at a fast growing church in Batavia, Ohio, called The Crossing. Among the many things he does at The Crossing, serving on the teaching team is one of them. He also writes at BrandonKelley.org. You can follow him @BrandonKelley_. Watch his sermons here.