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Worship and Wonder Break

Last time we considered the warning sign of preaching “flat.”  Let’s come at this from a different angle.  Does you sermon preparation cause you to: 457 more words

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The Danger of Preaching Flat

Sometimes we can’t wait to get the Bible open and preach.  Other times it is a battle to get to the preaching moment.  But one of the most dangerous times is when it just feels flat. 378 more words

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Sowing to the Spirit?

In Galatians Paul makes multiple references to keeping in step with the Spirit, being led by the Spirit, etc.  What does this mean for your listeners?   28 more words

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Ministry Wilderness Temptations

In ministry we face many temptations.  In this post, hosted on the Cor Deo site, I ponder some of the significant temptations facing younger, middle-aged and older ministers.   7 more words

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Christocentric, Christiconic, ... part 2

Yesterday I started a list of five alternative labels to ponder for the preacher.  Rather than the Christiconic model espoused in Abraham Kuruvilla’s, Privilege the Text, why not consider these labels for the goal of our preaching?   370 more words

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Review: Privilege the Text by Abraham Kuruvilla - Part 2

Yesterday I introduced and overviewed Privilege the Text: A Theological Hermeneutic for Preaching by Abraham Kuruvilla (herein: AK).   Let me offer two quotes to give a sense of the book: 1,243 more words

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Post-Preaching Stress Disorder

Now and then you might preach a sermon and finish on a personal emotional high that lasts for days.  Typically you won’t.  William Willimon wrote that,  “ 507 more words

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