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Dr. Shane Pruitt: How I Preach

Dr. Shane Pruitt

Shane Pruitt has been in full-time ministry for over thirteen years, and is currently Planter & Teaching Pastor of C3 Rowlett (Connection Community Church) A rapidly growing church plant in Rowlett, TX! C3 started in November 2010 with a core team of 30, and now has a little over 700 that call C3 home. . . He is also a Communicator & Bible Teacher at Student Camps, Revivals, Rallies, Retreats, Schools, Fellowship of Christian Athletes/Students, Disciple-Nows, College Retreats, Marriage Retreats/Conferences, Singles Events, Conventions, Panels, Roundtables, Associations, etc. Shane is also the creator of www.alreadyam.com. A new collection of online Articles that is rapidly growing in popularity. Some of the Articles have been shared by RELEVANT Magazine, The Gospel Coalition, VerdadyFe.com, The Christian Post, The Aquila Report, and more. And, he is also the Author of The Secret Place. A 60-day devotional through the four Gospels.

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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…