Pat Robertson predicts that a massive terrorist attack will happen to the USA in 2007 according to an article in CNN.Com. The article goes on to tell of Robertson’s other predictions and interesting statements. For example, Robertson saying that God punished Ariel Sharon with a stroke for giving some of the land to the Palistinians. Robertson also predicted that bush would easily win re-election.

Over at the Vulgar Homiletics blog, Dave Barnhart is in the middle of a series entitled Preaching Basics. It looks to be a helpful series of pointers to keep in mind when you preach. For example the first is to Keep it Simple. Barnhart suggests that we use simple language without dumbing down the message. The second is to get rid of the passive verbs. The third is to incorporate silence and pause into the message. Go on over and follow this interesting series.