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Let Historical Details Be Details

The Bible contains a lot of historical narrative.  Historical narrative contains details.  Let’s not be unnecessarily clever with these details.

Hypothetical Tale 1 – In 1964 a preacher at a Bible teaching conference was preaching on the story of David and Goliath.   655 more words

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Turning Blah Blah to Wow!

A lot of people in our churches read a lot of the Bible as filler and waffle.  They wouldn’t state that overtly, of course.  After all, it is the word of God!  573 more words

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Genre Shock

Can a church experience genre shock?  Maybe.

Let’s say you have been preaching through a narrative series – perhaps a gospel or the life of Abraham or David.  474 more words

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Biggest Mistakes Preachers Make - pt 5

Big adjustments can lead to big benefits for your preaching.  We have considered content, audience, and timing of preparation.  Here’s another:

Mistake 5 – Assuming anything about your delivery… 302 more words

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Biggest Mistakes Preachers Make - pt.2

It is easy to focus in on little details, but this series is about the big things that we need to be clear on for healthy biblical preaching.  407 more words

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5 Radars Every Preacher Needs - #4

This week we are collecting radar equipment.  Better, we are compiling a wishlist to bring before God and ask Him to develop in us as we grow as preachers.   176 more words

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Good Exposition is not a Recipe Tour

Some people wrongly suggest that expository preaching is like explaining a recipe, rather than letting the listeners savour the flavour of a well-cooked meal.  A good meal is the goal, not an explanation of the recipe. 337 more words

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