Preaching is one of the most important things that happens on Sunday in our Churches. Therefore, it behoves us to not only strive to do it well, but to truly preach with excellence. One of the most sure fire ways to do this is to learn from people who are master preachers. One of those is the renown Charles Spurgeon.
Preaching Sticky Sermons is a collection of practical ideas for preachers and teachers.
Preaching is clearly a major part of what goes on in churches all across the world. Preaching visually is one of best things we can do to make our teachings and messages clear to the Deaf people in our churches. The Deaf rely much more on their eyes than an audience of hearing people and our preaching and teaching should reflect that reality.
Most of us are involved in some way with speaking by either preaching or teaching. For many of us, those constitutes a large part of what we do! I always try to improve my preaching. The Gospel of God is too important to preach it poorly! Today, I want to introduce you to a book that will help you preach and teach better, Talk Like TED by Carmine Gallo.
Every time you preach, you have something important to convey. Not only is your lesson important, the weight of people’s eternal souls can hang in the balance. If not their souls, at the very least, there relationship with Christ can deepen because of the information YOU are sharing with them!
Have you ever been teaching and thought, “is anybody getting it?” Perhaps you are in the middle of your lesson, teaching your best, and getting blank stares. You thought you told a funny story, but no one smiles. You think that point should get a hearty “Amen!”, but all you see are sleepy faces.
I absolutely love preaching. Although resources abound for preaching in general, there are few to help people who want to improve their preaching in ASL! I am hoping to provide some resources to that effect…