What kind of messiah are you looking for?

I was recently prepping a sermon in Matthew 11. The passage concerns John the Baptist’s doubts concerning Jesus. Is he really the one God has

Boring sermons & how to get buy-in from our people

I have spoken before about how our preaching is often boring and one of the reasons for that – arguably the main reason – is

Preaching on or preaching to?

There has often been a discussion about whether Christian ministers should preach on current events in their sermons. A recent Gospel Coalition article deals with

We need more than mere explanation

I wonder what aspect of sermon preparation and/or preaching you tend to find the hardest? I wonder what most preachers find the most difficult bit?

Bad interviews & bad preaching: three questions to ask (and answer) when preaching

Somebody highlighted the following clip from Sky News on Twitter. They hailed it as a great example of not giving politicians an inch. Personally, I

Don’t eat pudding for breakfast, dinner and tea

Given free choice, my children would eat nothing but ice cream. There is rarely a time they don’t fancy ice cream and, given the option,

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