The Preacher As Mystic and Shepherd

Mystic and Shepherd I am in a series of posts on the character of the preacher.  We've seen, in the previous two posts, that congregations expect their pastor to be a person of faith, and they want their pastor to give accurate information.…

The Preacher as Informer

The Preacher as Informer, Mystic, and Shepherd In the last post I began the process of what I called "exegeting the preacher".  In other words, how does the character of the preacher impact how people hear what is said?  We also saw in the…

Who You Are Impacts How People Hear What You Say

Look Who's Talking In this blog I've looked at the various components of preaching, including effective introductions, good organization of the body, and impactful conclusions.  In other words, we've looked at the pragmatic stuff.  There…