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Larry Parsley

What Preachers Can Learn from Songwriters

Larry Parsley
Listening and learning from those who use words cleverly and beautifully to help our sermons ‘sing.’

Introduction

The night before they hear your sermon next Sunday, perhaps, many of your listeners may be absorbing their favorite highly-produced podcast ...

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Gerald Hiestand

Preaching with Human Questions

Gerald Hiestand
Our sermons ought to answer the questions our congregation brings with them on Sunday.

Editor’s Note: This article is being released with a partnership with the Center for Pastor Theologians Conference, which will take place October ...

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Scott M. Gibson

The Dual Role of Preaching and Singing in Worship

Scott M. Gibson
Wise gospel love teaches and warns through preaching and singing.

I am a preacher, not a musician. In high school I played the sousaphone in the marching band. Once I graduated, no one has since seen the splendor of ...

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Clark Cothern

When Illustrations Go Awry

Clark Cothern
On sticky notes and paper shredders.

Interesting things happen when interactive sermon illustrations go awry.

A recent interactive illustration came off the rails at the end of a message about ...

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Jeremy Kimble

Preaching that Leads to Gospel Conversations

Jeremy Kimble
Connecting our preaching to our hearer’s everyday lives.

In our preaching, we want to see profound impact taking place in the lives of our people. We labor and toil in preparation and seek to hone the craft ...

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