Entries by Bruce Ballast

Grab Their Attention

Grab Their Attention If you are new to this blog, know that we have been looking at what we can learn from television that will improve our preaching.  You can catch up by reading the posts that begin with this one.  We looked at the fact that television is very intentional about knowing the audience, […]

Television Is King

Television Is King In the last post on this website I introduced the topic of what we can learn from television that can help our preaching.  Stop preaching and start communicating was our theme.  In this post we continue this subject by looking at the fact that television is king in the communication world today. […]

Preaching to Everyone in the Congregation

Preaching to Everyone in the Congregation In the last post we began looking at the challenge of preaching to everyone in the congregation that is varied by education, by ethnicity, by age, by financial situation, etc.  How do you do that?  I suggested in the last post that we can preach to everyone in particular […]

Preaching to Everyone In Particular

Preaching to Everyone In Particular One of the greatest challenges I faced in preaching was to relate to my entire audience, or, as the title of this post describes, “preaching to everyone in particular”. In the last congregation I served, Covenant Life Church in Grand Haven, MI, there were doctors, Phd’s, teachers, businessmen and lawyers.  There […]