Why should pastors manuscript their sermons?
Editor’s Note: The weekend can be an incredibly distressing time for many pastors to enter into. The desire to spend quality time with family while juggling the pressures of an unfinished sermon can be an exhausting reality. What many pastors need are not more tips on how to prepare better sermons as much as some encouragement […]
Familiarity with the wording of a text does not guarantee spiritual illumination.
If your congregation cannot or will not listen to anyone but you, it is a cult of personality, not a church.
Why exactly would preachers tempt getting exposed as frauds — or even fired — for undertaking this practice of plagiarism?
Pastor, remain anchored to the text, prepare the meal, and dedicate yourself to feeding Jesus’ sheep with the Word of God for their good, and for his glory.
Sermon preparation is an exercise in believing prayer.
FTC.co asks Clint Pressley, Lead Pastor of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC, "Who has influenced your preaching the most?"
Join Ronnie Martin every Friday for The Preachers Corner, where he offers some words of comfort and stories of hope to help preachers enter the weekend encouraged by the gentle and lowly heart of Jesus.
When you offer God your best work, you will sense his smile on you as you preach.