How you begin a message is crucial. The importance of the first words you say cannot be overstated. In fact... Your listeners decide within the first 90 seconds to 3 minutes of your sermon whether they are going to pay attention to the rest of it! As preachers, we must have a good plan for how to start our message for maximum impact! In this video, I'm giving you an exact template to make sure your messages kick off to a great start every week.
There's no way around it, people are going to come in and out of paying attention to your sermons. In this video, we'll discover three ways to win back your audience's attention when you preach.
Have you ever finished preparing for a message and asked yourself, “Is it ready?”
Sometimes I wonder if my sermon has what is needed to make an impact.
There are three questions you can ask at the end of your sermon prep process that will help you know if you are on track.
In this week’s video, we examine these simple, but powerful, evaluation questions that can be used to assess your sermon’s effectiveness BEFORE you preach it.
There are three questions to ask at the end of your sermon prep process that will help you know if you are on track. These are simple, but powerful, evaluation tools that can be used to assess your sermon's effectiveness BEFORE you preach it.
So many pastors live on the edge of burnout because they give all they have all the time and don't have intentional breaks built in to recharge. But pastors need to take time off so that they can be fully present with their families and fully present with their church. Without balance, you're not going to fully be there for anyone. In this video, we talk about how to build intentional time off into your weekly schedule and how to get the most out of your vacations.
Pew Research conducted a massive study on 50,000 sermons at over 6,000 churches to determine how sermons differ in length and content based on denomination. In this video we'll dive into their findings.