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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 […]

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    3 Advantages of Outlining Your Sermon Before You Write It

    3 Advantages of Outlining Your Sermon Before You Write It

    Outlining your sermon. Do you do it? Watch this content above or keep scrolling and read it. Now, it’s important for me to make some distinctions on what I mean and don’t mean by outlining your sermon. Some pastors do their sermon preparation work and then head straight into sermon writing which, for them, consists […]

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    4 Leadership Lessons from Jesus – by Andrew Stucker

    4 Leadership Lessons From Jesus

    I recently read an article entitled “The Top 28 Greatest Leaders of All Time.” The list included excellent candidates such as Napoleon, Nelson Mandela, George Washington, and Martin Luther King Jr. Without a doubt, every one of these individuals is well deserving of being considered one of the greatest leaders of all time. Surprisingly, the […]

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    7 Deadly Sins of Guest Preaching

    7 Deadly Sins of Guest Preaching

    So you’re invited to preach at someone else’s church. Or a conference. Or a chapel service. The venue doesn’t really matter. What does matter is not committing one of the seven deadly sins of guest preaching. 7 Deadly Sins of Guest Preaching Preaching in front of your own church is way different than being a […]