Some of us are guilty of using the text.Â We have the idea we want, we find the text that appears to say what we want it to say.Â And
We as preachers are often tempted to preach a 30 minute sit-com message.Â In those messages the great mysterious and sometimes surprising God is reduced to a simple understandable and
Most preachers are susceptible to either obliterating the uniqueness of our Christian teaching in relating it to humanity, or ignoring the practicality of the doctrines by preaching it in a
We all have blind spots in the pulpit.Â We all have a tendency to migrate to a few themes.Â I critically listened to a preacher the other day.Â This is
One question that comes up over and over again is whether celebration is merely entertainment. I have addressed it before on this blog, but I think it deserves mentioning again.