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    The Antifragile Pastor

    The Antifragile Pastor

    What if hardships made you better? What if opposition and criticism energized you instead of drained you? Impossible? Think again. The Teacup and the Skeleton While engaged, my mom made me and my wife register for a set of china dishes… They’re the worst. You can’t put them in the dishwasher. You don’t use them […]

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    A Sermon Changed His Life

    A Sermon Changed His Life

    My life to be exact. You see, preaching is a huge part of my story. I had been in the midst of a ton of change and as a 20-year-old kid looking for direction, I was exposed to the grace of God in an unlikely place. During a Sunday morning service at a business conference […]

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    Open Enrollment + Discount: Sticky Sermons Academy

    Sticky Sermons Academy is back and open for enrollment. To celebrate, we decided to give you a coupon code to save you some money on enrollment. You can get $50 off the course for the first 24 hours. Just enter the coupon code SAVE24 at checkout. To get all of the details on the course […]

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    5 Great Ways to Continually Develop as a Preacher

    5 Great Ways to Continually Develop as a Preacher

    Do you want to develop as a preacher? Of course, you do. That’s why you’re reading this. But if you’re like most pastors, it’s hard to know where to start. Why? Because growing as a preacher can sometimes be too vague to know what to do. So that’s why we’re going to get specific on […]

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    Preaching Talent is Overrated? (The Surprising Truth)

    Preaching Talent is Overrated?

    What separates the best communicators from the rest? Is it simply God-given talent? A spiritual gift of teaching or prophecy? Is it personality? Or is it something else? These were the questions beginning to swirl around in my head as I read Geoff Colvin’s fascinating book, Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody […]

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    3 Takeaways for Preaching in a Celebrity Preacher Culture

    I was a new youth pastor and had just preached my guts out at our Friday night service. I thought I’d done a good job. My wife was not impressed. Imitation “You just preached that sermon like ___________________ (a popular prof at the Bible college I’d just graduated from). You even sounded like him and […]

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    Tips For Preaching Well-Known Bible Verses

    Tips for Preaching Well-Known Bible Verses

    Every preacher knows the difficulty of preaching a Bible verse or passage that everyone has heard 100 sermons on. To be honest, sometimes I would rather tackle an obscure passage in Leviticus or some touchy topic than preaching John 3:16 or Psalm 23. What do you say that hasn’t been said on these and a […]