Let the kids say it’s boring (the adults think it anyway)

‘Church isn’t boring!’ I saw a podcast with that title in the last few days. And I have heard the sentiment parroted out lots of

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

Death by a thousand explanatory notes

I recently remembered this old monologue from David Mitchell, back when he did a Soapbox thing for the Guardian: The point he is making is

More application please

My twitter pal, Chris Thomas, wrote a post recently where he called us preachers to less application. Summarising his argument (I think fairly), Chris wants

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?

Planes, Trains and Asinine sermons

Churches are funny places, aren’t they? If you’ve been around the church for some time, I am confident you will have a reasonable stock of

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