56: Breaking the First Rule of Preaching – Art of the Sermon

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Topic: Choosing How to Begin Sermons

Introduction (0:13)
1. Compelling preachers are interesting—even when the content is not (3:41)
2. Recaps and small talk don’t have to be ad-libbed (4:58)
3. The beginning of a sermon can be used to communicate priorities (6:03)
4. Consider the context of the entire service (7:03)
5. Consider the context of your relationship with the congregation (9:07)
Wrap up (10:36)

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Next Episode arrives February 1, 2018!

An interview with Robert Carnes – Author, Managing Editor for the Orange Group (Atlanta, GA)

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