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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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 is an old saying that to be successful in any endeavor you need three things: knowledge, character and skill.  One […]

Money Talks For Preachers


Stewardship Sermons We’ve been looking at how to talk about money in this series of blog posts.  Here’s a link to the first in this series.  Today we will look at some ways to approach preaching on this sticky subject of money under the theme of Money Talks for Preachers. Money Talks is the title […]

Positive Ways To Preach About Money

Positives In Preaching About Money Preaching about money is a challenge, as we’ve seen in the past few posts.  We’ve also seen that there are some pitfalls to avoid when you are dealing with this controversial topic.  There are positive ways to approach the subject of giving, including using humor, as in this cartoon.  In […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Preaching About Money

Mistakes to Avoid When Preaching About Money In the last couple of posts I introduced the subject of preaching about money.  We’ve seen that people in your congregation probably have some reasons why they don’t like to hear about money from the pulpit.  We have also seen that pastors have reasons that they don’t like […]

Preach About Money Matters

Money Matters In the last post I introduced this subject of how to preach about money matters in our sermon schedules.   I began the subject by looking at why our congregations don’t want us to preach about money, and we saw how people view their use of money as an extremely personal thing.  We […]