Have you ever noticed when speaking to teens that there are moments when they are completely drawn into what you have to say? They are actually hearing you, not just casually listening.
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.
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…