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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Using Powerpoint for Punch

Guidelines for Using Powerpoint I’ve been giving several guidelines for the presentation of your sermon in the past several posts. In this post, we turn to the subject of powerpoint. I am aware that many of you do not have the equipment to do powerpoint, but many of you do, so it is good to […]

Create Positive Gestures

Use of your body Watch What You Do With Your Hands Mistake #1: Use No Positive Gestures When I was a teenager, the church of which I was a member got a new pastor. Because I was actively involved in ministry in the church, he invited me, along with a few other teens, to meet […]

Create Vocal Variety

create vocal variety

How You Speak Makes A Difference In the last post I began the subject that I called Guidelines for Sermon Delivery. I want to continue that subject in this post. Having said, in the last post, that we should keep a pretty vigorous pace of speech, above 150 words per minute, now I want to […]

Guidelines for Sermon Delivery

How You Talk Makes a Difference In the last post I talked about the fact that your sermon has to be interesting if people are going to go along on the journey of your message. In this post, let’s begin a series of posts that describe some guidelines for sermon delivery that will help your […]

Make Your Message Interesting

preaching to a bored audience

Make Your Message Interesting You have to make your message interesting if you want it to be memorable. I’ve mentioned this many times before in this blog, as you can see from this post on illustrations, or this one on keeping your message clear. I want to emphasize again here, in this section on developing […]