Sermon Development

Sermon Development
Rule of Three

The Rule of Three is a way of organizing written and spoken language by grouping items into [...]

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Commandments for Biblical Preaching Part 2: Break All the Rules

In Part 1 of this [...]

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Commandments for Biblical Preaching Part 1: Keep These Words in Your Heart

I offer here ten commandments [...]

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Writing and Not Writing the Sermon

How do you procrastinate when you’re writing a sermon? Most [...]

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Back to the Basics

Developing Focus in Sermons During my seminary internship I was scheduled to preach on the first Sunday [...]

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Sunday after Sunday

Most parish pastors are weekly preachers, and there is great joy in this regular privilege of proclaiming [...]

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More than Good Theology – Part Three

Use of Voice We all know that, in speaking, change [...]

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More than Good Theology – Part Two

Listening to our People In a section titled “Thou Shalt [...]

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More than Good Theology – Part One

“Sermons in Lutheran churches don’t speak to my children. They’re [...]

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How We Preach in Times Such as These

Post-modernity is a buzzword thrown around by many these days. [...]