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    7 Ways to Avoid Writer’s Block as a Preacher

    7 Ways to Avoid Writer's Block as a Preacher

    I’m not sure of any other vocation that involves creating as much content as a preacher. Every week, you’re creating, writing, crafting, and molding a new sermon. But you’re not just writing that sermon, you’re researching it, praying through it, letting your subconscious ponder it, and you’re getting ready to present it. Many preachers are […]

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    3 Ways to Develop Contextual Leadership

    Leadership is contextual. You can learn a lot from renowned leaders inside and outside the church but not everything they teach will automatically translate to your context.   We have to work hard to be contextual in our leadership. Here are some thoughts on how to do this: Become Truly Invested in Your Community A […]

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    5 Things Preachers Must Do With the Biblical Text in the Sermon

    5 Things Preachers Must Do With the Biblical Text in the Sermon

    Okay, you’ve studied the biblical text. You’ve prayed through that process. You’ve taken notes. You understand the flow of the immediate text you’re preaching on and you understand the context it fits into. Now, it’s time to start thinking through the sermon writing process and how you’re going to present the biblical text in the […]

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    Links of the Week (5/19/18)

    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 Things You Don’t Learn in Seminary – Preaching – by Scott M. Douglas Bible Teachers: It’s Not Just What You Say That Matters, It’s What People Hear – by Trevin […]

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    New to Ministry? 5 Things You Should Know and Do

    New to Ministry? 5 Things You Should Know and Do

    Are you new to ministry? If so, there are some things that you should know and do. So, to the new youth minister, children’s minister, associate minister, lead minister, etc., here are some things you should know. New to Ministry? 5 Things You Should Know and Do 1. Expect ministry to be harder than… …you […]

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    Gen Z: Reaching a New Generation

    Gen Z: A Profile of a New Generation

    Many pastors and Christian leaders worry a lot about the shifting culture of the last twenty years. We can worry about a lot: being branded a bigot, losing tax-exempt status, being persecuted. Who knows? We can worry (which is a sin, by the way). Or we can see the shifting culture (and the new generation rising […]