My Unusual Preaching Feedback Team
The impact five dead prophets have on my sermon preparation each week.
I am pleased to introduce a most unusual sermon feedback team: 5 dead prophets. Nothing gets past them, which is why I keep them at the table. Their insights get to the heart of the matter, transcending mere praise or criticism. I invite you to experience the cross-pressure and promise of our conversation. I hope it will make your sermons more fruitful and faithful.
Moses says: "more Scripture." Of all my preaching mentors, Moses is the most experienced and the least gifted. When I give a sermon that is a touch too clever, Moses warns me that a preacher's authority comes not from his eloquence but from faithfulness to what God has already revealed. Moses has no patience for charlatans. He wants God's people to be nourished by biblical meat, not impressed with special tricks. Moses pokes a bony finger at my chest and stutters out a warning: "Man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of the Lord!" He has ...