5 Essential Elements of a Funeral Sermon

Posted on June 25, 2020
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It’s been an exhausting week. You spent much of it at the hospital, praying for a dying Christian, giving comfort to a grieving family. You missed time with your own family to be a pastor to the parish. You sat with a beloved parishioner’s children as they argued over how they wanted the funeral and…

What They Are Saying About The Incarnation

Posted on December 21, 2016
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Here are a few lines from some of the wisest writers and thinkers…  Drink deep and believe!   –David Roseberry from LeaderWorks Hast thou not heard, that my Lord Jesus di’d? Then let me tell thee a strange storie. The God of power, as he did ride In his majestic robes of glorie, Reserv’d to…

Preaching Like a TED Talk?

Posted on April 17, 2016
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Sir Ken Robinson is a first-class speaker. I’ll never forget the first time I heard and watched his enthralling TED talk on the systemic flaws of education in our time. I listened to Robinson’s TED talk in the animated adaptation by the brilliant folk at RSA Animate. Robinson describes how the modes and methods of…

5 Big Mistakes I’ve Made in Preaching

Posted on January 13, 2016
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I’m not the best preacher, but after 18 years of preaching, I’ve learned some from my own mistakes. To spare you, I’ve listed some of the biggest ones here: Not believing in Preaching Itself I would hope we all believe in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Believe it, and always preach it. If not, you…