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Biblical Preaching · 1W ago

Building Preacher-Listener Connection – Part 5

So we have thought about the personal life of the preacher, the pastoral ministry of the preacher, the preacher’s content and the preacher’s delivery. There is another important side to this...
Biblical Preaching · 1W ago

Building Preacher-Listener Connection – Part 4

The connection between preacher and listener is a multi-faceted and complex thing. We’ve scratched the surface of the preacher’s personal life, their pastoral ministry and their content. Now...
Biblical Preaching · 1W ago

Building Preacher-Listener Connection – Part 3

We have thought about the personal life of the preacher and the pastoral ministry of the preacher. Let’s think about the actual content of the message.  Is it designed to connect? 9.    Real...
Biblical Preaching · 2W ago

Building Preacher-Listener Connection – Part 2

What can you do to build the connection with listeners? Let’s think about the wider pastoral ministry of the preacher. 8.    Pray for the listeners.  Never forget Acts 6:4. It was when the a...
Biblical Preaching · 2W ago

Building Preacher-Listener Connection – Part 1

In this post let’s think a bit about the personal life of the preacher. People can usually...
Biblical Preaching · 2W ago

The 5 Dynamics of Preacher-Listener Connection

Preaching is a complex art. It requires the weaving together of exegetical skill, theologi...
Biblical Preaching · 2W ago

The Bible Glows

Every Christian I know would affirm that the Bible is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword.  Strangely, many seem to think it is as cold as one too.  How often the Bible is tr...
Biblical Preaching · 1M ago

Deep Questions

Our family is soon to enter into birthday season as we celebrate four of our children’s bi...
Biblical Preaching · 2M ago

Share Scars Not Wounds

Knowing how much to share of ourselves is a challenge for preachers.  Some tend toward over-sharing, others veer the opposite way.  When we share nothing we can give the impression that our ...
Biblical Preaching · 2M ago

Subtlety – A Key in First-Person Preaching?

Recently I enjoyed a first-person sermon from a student in class.  He preached as an observer of Jesus’ healing the paralytic in Mark 2.  What he did well made me think about effective first...