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Links of the Week
I’m a professor who doesn’t like course evaluations and a preacher who doesn’t enjoy sermon critiques. So, I’m leery of telling others how to improve their preaching or teaching. Nevertheless, here are 15 ways (some that are perhaps surprising) to improve your communicating the gospel:
I heard at a conference recently that two out of three pastors are thinking about quitting. While many statistics often feel made up, I can say that as a pastor, this stat rings true.
Pastors know this.
Many people in their churches do not.
Don’t miss this article by Frank. It’s something we all need to realize and remind ourselves of.
In modern times, we tend to look at the world around us and say, if only we were X—whether X is hip, trendy, socially active, or whatever—then we’d win the culture to Christ. We act as though there’s some magic formula to this. That somehow we can make everything go exactly our way if we could just unlock the secret.
Before you add an illustration to your sermon, check this article out.
Rookie Preacher Articles
Episode 2 of the Rookie Preacher Podcast will be next week. Stay tuned! Did you catch episode 1, yet?