Category Archives: Preaching

Follow Your Heart, and What Is, Is

Well, today is the day before my sermon!  So I’ll write one last post for my series on preaching—-though I may also write about my sermon tomorrow, after I come home from church.  In this post, I’ll draw from The … Continue reading

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Convicting or Encouraging?

For my post on preaching today, my topic will be the question of whether a message should be convicting or encouraging, or if it can be both.  A sermon that I heard a while back comes to my mind. I … Continue reading

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Speaking with Authority: Content

I’m doing a series on preaching because I will be giving a sermon this coming Sunday.  In my last post of this series, I talked about the issue of delivering a message with authority.  In this post, I’ll wrestle with … Continue reading

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Speaking with Authority: Delivery

I’ll be preaching this coming Sunday, and so I’ve been doing a little series on preaching. What I want to talk about today is speaking with authority.  There are many people who love it when preachers speak with authority from … Continue reading

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The Waltons: The Sermon

I’ll be preaching this coming Sunday, and I watched the episode of The Waltons in which John-Boy has to give the sermon at his church.  Giving a sermon can be quite difficult.  There’s the challenge of coming up with something … Continue reading

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Have Something to Say, and Use Yourself as an Example

I’m doing a little series on preaching, since I will be preaching a sermon this coming Sunday at my church.  See here to read my last post.  In this post, I want to ramble on about the content of a … Continue reading

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My Highs and Lows in Preaching

Well, as I said in my last post, I’ll be preaching this next Sunday!  In this post, I’d like to share some of my highs and lows in terms of my preaching experiences, and how I am planning to prepare … Continue reading

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