Archive | March, 2015

Dr. Jeff Magruder: How I Preach

Dr. Jeff MagruderDr. Jeff Magruder is a Professor of Bible and Church Ministries at Southwestern Assemblies of God University. He received his D.Min. at Gordon-Conwell where his doctoral advisor was Haddon Robinson. He is in demand as a speaker and puts on sermon coaching clinics around the country. He has served as a pastor, youth pastor, and interim pastor. His research interests involve the intersection of an Expository Preaching Philosophy and Pentecostal Spirituality. He has presented papers at the Society of Pentecostal Studies and the Evangelical Homelitical Society. His articles on Preaching have appeared in Preaching MagazineEnrichment Journal, and The Preachers College.

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10 Skills Every Great Preacher Uses in Sermon Prep

If only you could sit down, read a passage of scripture, put together a sermon outline in one afternoon, and put it aside until Sunday delivery. Truth is, this is far from reality.

Skills for Preaching

It takes hours of hard work to mine the text, to extracts the relevant principles for today’s audience, to develop the sermon, and to delivery it well. These four major stages require skills that are essential for a preacher who is aiming to preach well! Continue Reading…