Laughter in Sermons

mgkilbride Ministering to the Minister

Ted Cunningham Thrivingpastor.com. Used by Permission August 2015 A national ministry recently asked pastors on Facebook, “Is it okay to use humor in sermons?” Since I love to laugh, my immediate response was, “Of course!” As I read through a few comments, though, my heart sank. Social media has a way of polarizing ministry leaders. The question was framed for …

How to Write a Sermon – Seven Steps to a Memorable Message (Step 1)

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Brandon Higlemann Brandon@propreacher.com http://www.propreacher.com Used by Permission Writing a sermon is a lot like building a house. Years ago my wife and I had the opportunity to have our very first home built. We had it built in a new housing development. We got to pick the floor plan, paint colors, options in the design, the tile, the lot it …