Me and My Father-in-law at My First Church

Get Personal to Preach More Powerfully

Brandon Preaching

When I was in Bible college, I was taught the same basic sermon preparation methods that thousands of other preachers have learned. It’s a ar out that usually begins with a major proposition, continues with several major points, each supported with explanatory illustrations and then a conclusion that summarizes the truths presented. There’s nothing wrong with that approach, but my …

Hook

8 Ways to Hook Your Congregation Into Your Message

Brandon Preaching

The biblical text should be the grand centerpiece of every sermon. But we often take what should be the centerpiece, and move it to the front of what we have to say. In most cases, reading the text should come first in importance, but not first in the order of a message. Whether you’re loing back at Plato or Jesus, …