People Who Fill Your Energy Bank

People Who Fill Your Energy Bank In the last post we identified some people who drain you, and make it difficult for you to recover after preaching and ministry.  In this post we will take one more look at this subject, focusing on people…

People Who Drain Your Bank In Ministry

People Who Fill Your Bank In Ministry We have been looking at how to recover from preaching and ministry.  The last two posts were about finding those people who help that process.  In this post we'll consider those people who drain your…

Finding People To Walk With You In Ministry

Finding People To Walk With You In Ministry In the previous posts we have been considering how to recover from the strain of preaching and the drain of ministry.  In today's post I want to continue the theme of finding people to walk with…

Finding People To Journey With in Recovering From Preaching

Finding People To Journey With How do you recover from the strain of preaching?  That has been the theme of the last few posts.  In this post we will consider how to go about finding people to journey with in recovering from preaching strain. Encouragement…

Preachers Shouldn't Go It Alone

Preachers Shouldn't Go It Alone We are considering how to recover from the act of preaching.  In the last post we considered the need for a pattern of rest and recovery in our lives.  In today's post we're going to look at the reality that…

Creating A Pattern of Rest and Recovery

Creating A Pattern of Rest and Recovery   Peter Wagner was one of my professors while I worked on a doctorate at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA.  He made an indelible impact on my life as I learned about how to form…

Recovery Is Necessary After Preaching

Recovery Is Necessary After Preaching We turn now from the idea of using humor in your preaching, to something that isn't funny at all. Recovery after preaching is necessary after preaching a sermon or sermons. Charles Spurgeon, the famous…

Humor Makes A Memorable Sermon

Humor Makes A Sermon Memorable If you are new to this blog, please review the previous posts about making a sermon memorable.   In the last few posts we've focused on humor as a key strategy in making a message memorable.  In this post we…

Using Humor Well For A Memorable Sermon

Using Humor Well For A  Memorable Sermon In this series of posts we have been considering how to make a memorable sermon.  The last post introduced humor as one strategy to create memorable sermons.  In this post we'll consider using humor…

Humor Can Make A Sermon Memorable

Humor Can Make A Sermon Memorable We've been reflecting on how to make a sermon memorable in the past several posts.  Humor can make a sermon memorable for your congregation.  But that brings up a question.  What do you think about laughter…