A Comprehensive Check-Up
Haddon RobinsonSee theme
- Does the message get attention?
- Does it touch some need directly or indirectly?
- Does it orient hearers to the subject? Or to the main idea? Or to the first point?
- Is it the right length? Is there a specific purpose?
- Is the development clear? Is the overall structure clear?
- Does the sermon have a central idea? Can you state it?
- Are the transitions clear? Do they review?
- Is there a logical or psychological link between the points?
- Do the main points relate back to the main idea?
- Are the subpoints clearly related to their main points?
- Does the sermon build to a climax?
- Is there an adequate summary of ideas?
- Are there effective closing appeals or suggestions?
- Is this subject significant? Is it appropriate?
- Is the sermon built on solid exegesis?
- Does the speaker show where he or she is in the text?
- Is the analysis of the subject thorough? Logical?
- Does the speaker convince you that he or she is right?
- Does the content show originality?
- Is the supporting material logically related to its point?