The YouVersion Bible App and BibleGateway have released their data showing 2020's most searched-for Bible terms and most-read verses. Unsurprisingly, "Do Not Fear" was the most-read verse with "Fear" being the most searched-term. I think there's a lot we can learn from this as we plan our sermon content for 2021. In this video, we'll explore the implications for us as church leaders.
Johnny Armstrong, author of A Thought-Out Faith: Christianity as the Best Explanation, joins me for episode five of the Preaching Donkey Podcast.
Armstrong shares how to engage skeptics in a relational way, discusses the differences between spirituality and atheism, and gives three key arguments for defending faith.
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Shawn Lovejoy, author of Be Mean About the Vision and Measuring Success, joins us for episode three of the Preaching Donkey Podcast to discuss the three reasons why churches stop growing.
Brian Mills joins us for episode two of the Preaching Donkey Podcast! In this episode, Brian discusses the importance of the gospel in preaching, how to use announcements as more than "announcing" things, and how to set a healthy pace of work and priorities for your team.
Brandon Kelley, author of Preaching Sticky Sermons and founder of Rookie Preacher, joins us for episode one of the Preaching Donkey Podcast to talk about finding your voice as a preacher, preparing a text in order to preach it compellingly and the unique struggles of leading during these challenging times.