Acts 2:17     “‘In the last days, God says,

I will pour out my Spirit on all people.

Your sons and daughters will prophesy,

your young men will see visions,

your old men will dream dreams. 

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Preparing a Funeral Service

Preparing a Funeral Service In the last two posts we looked at the challenge of preaching at a funeral service.  We also considered some tips on how to prepare to preach at a funeral service.  In this post we’re switching gears just a bit.  We will be  looking at the process of preparing a funeral […]

Preparing to Preach At A Funeral

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Preaching At A Funeral The first year that I was in ministry was a surprise in many ways.  I learned that what I had learned at seminary didn’t always apply to the real-life experience of the pastor.  One of those areas where I hadn’t learned much was in regard to preaching at a funeral of […]

Themes for Preaching on Easter Sunday

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Preparing to Preach on Easter Sunday

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