Tag Archives: Sermon Preparation

3 Tweaks for Impactful Sermon Illustrations

Illustrations are essential to any sermon. A great illustration, that is. It can take a person from “I think I sort of get it” to the “ah, I see exactly what you mean!” moment.

impactful sermon illustrations

In fact, illustrations are used by teachers, preachers, parents, or anyone who is trying to convey something to someone effectively.

It’s for this reason that in grade school we learned addition by adding one apple to three apples to get a total of four apples. Continue Reading…

3 Things to Re-Think About After Your Sermon Prep

When prepping for a sermon, your personal study for the content of the message can be quite time-consuming. Content is not the only thing to consider when constructing your message.

Re-Think Sermon Prep

As much as I enjoy spending time pulling from commentaries and concordances, I also recognize that there are other things that play in making my message effective.

The truth is, content is only a part of prepping for a great message. There have been many times after spending so much time taking in everything I’ve read that I would hit a wall. There’s so much information that I consume that it is hard to know just what to do with it. It’s in these moments that I know it’s time to step away and begin to think. Continue Reading…