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Four Reasons to Limit Our Freedom

I was still a long-haired hippie when God called me into the ministry. I’ll never forget when I was asked …

4 Steps to Becoming a Bridge-Building Preacher

If you drive onto the Saddleback Church campus from the back, you’ll have to pass over a bridge. It’s $6 …

How to Help Your Members Remember God’s Word

Spiritual growth isn’t automatic. Your congregation must be intentional about growing spiritually. They won’t grow by accident. The same is …

One Thing That Will Improve Your Preaching

Your love for preaching isn’t important. What’s important is whether you love the people to whom you’re preaching. In fact, …

Why Planning Your Preaching Matters

You can easily tell the difference between a well-prepared meal and one that was just thrown together at the last …

How to Hold Their Attention When You Preach

Interesting sermons capture the interest of your listeners. That’s why I think it’s wrong to bore people with the Bible. …

Preaching Powerfully Means Preaching Personally

The most powerful form of advertising is the personal testimony. “I tried pie, so should you” is a well-worn form …

Do You Know the Needs of Your Congregation?

When I plan my preaching calendar, I start by analyzing my audience. I start where Jesus started—the needs of people.  …

Building a Message That Changes Lives

Pastors are often taught in seminary to develop a content outline for their sermons. This type of outline is designed …

Three Keys to Tying Together Your Sermons

Good sermons aren’t scattered. They are consistent and whole.  A great sermon is like a good flight. It includes a …

How to Trim Your Sermon for Maximum Effectiveness

Giving your message a good trim can turn a good sermon into a great one. In a great sermon, every …

How to Structure Your Sermon for Maximum Impact

The way you structure a sermon matters. I believe the biblical text should determine the substance of your message, but …

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