Diary of a Preacher

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Diary of a Preacher By John McLartyTake a few moments to peer into the busy life of one pastor as he wrestles with how to meet his weekly sermon deadline….

Writing Practical Sermons

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Writing Practical Sermons By John Brunt I was traveling from Walla Walla to southern Oregon. I stopped at the half-way point in Portland to eat in one of my favorite…

Word Studies

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Word Studies Photo: MorgueFile Bible study is really an exercise in word science. To arrive at an honest evaluation of Scripture we must be willing to lay aside our preferences…

Tell Me a Story

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Tell Me a Story By David B. Smith Photo: Mary R. Vogt I could stand in my pulpit at Upper Room Fellowship and drone wearily through half an hour of…

Why Preaching?

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Why Preaching? By Louis Venden Photo: Louis Venden, PhD Some Reflections on the Nature & Purpose of Proclamation While the place and importance of preaching in the life of an…

Sermon Writing: Tappin Into Niagara

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Sermon Writing: Tappin Into Niagara By David B. Smith Count ‘em – 4,800 words. That’s what it takes to fill up 30 minutes. Sabbath morning looms . . . and…