This video shows how to use the "ME WE GOD YOU WE" preaching method that Andy Stanley teaches in his book, Communicating for a Change.
In this video I talk about three must-ask questions you should be crystal clear on before you preach any sermon. What do I want people to know? What do I want people to feel? What do I want people to do?
In Part 1 of this series we examined what the curse of knowledge is and how it affects preachers. In Part 2 we examined the two biggest reasons why this can be a problem for pastors. If you haven’t check those out, definitely go back and read them before continuing as they set the foundation for this last post in the series.
Today we are asking the question, how can we avoid the curse of knowledge when preaching? We’ve seen in the last two posts that being aware of the problem is a great first step and knowing why we’re prone to it helps, but what do we do about it? I want to give you three simple steps you can take with each and every sermon you preach to avoid falling into the death trap of the curse of knowledge.
How to Avoid the Curse of Knowledge When Preaching
Finally, here a few action steps to put into motion to overcome this curse:
1. Gain the heart of a teacher first and foremost. A teacher doesn’t loathe her students...