Pointers for Preaching Epistles Effectively – Pt.4

Still pondering pointers for preaching the letters.  Here are five more: 16. Aim for clarity in your explanation – You will dig up masses of information if you study properly.  Sift and sort so that your sermon isn’t packed and dense, but engaging and on target.  You could offer a subsequent audio file of out-takes … Continue reading Pointers for Preaching Epistles Effectively – Pt.4

Pointers for Preaching Epistles Effectively – Pt.3

Continuing the list of pointers for preaching epistles effectively, since they aren’t the automatically easy genre to preach well! 11. Preach, don’t commentate – Don’t offer your listeners either a running commentary or a labelled outline of the text.  Make your points relevant to today, put them in today language, then show that from the … Continue reading Pointers for Preaching Epistles Effectively – Pt.3

25 Pointers for Preaching Epistles Effectively

Most beginner preaching classes use the epistles as the foundational preaching genre.  We can end up thinking that preaching epistles is easy.  After all, a passage in an epistle will tend to fall into “chunks.”  Voila!  Sermon.  Hang on, there is more to preaching epistles than that.  Nine nudges, ten tips, well, how about 25 … Continue reading 25 Pointers for Preaching Epistles Effectively