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When a Good Sermon Isn't Enough: Overcoming 3 Obstacles to Experiencing the Gospel

When a Good Sermon Isn't Enough: Overcoming 3 Obstacles to Experiencing the Gospel

As preachers, we all strive for:

  • a compelling introduction
  • a clear message
  • great stories that help our listeners connect abstract concepts to lived experience
  • and a message that leaves the building with them

Why?

Because these elements help move the listener toward an encounter with the Living Word.

But sometimes, good sermon practices aren't enough. 

As preachers, we may also need to remove obstacles that cast a shadow on people's experience of grace, truth, and love. 

Summer Preaching Reboot: How to take the stess, Tedium, & Procrastination out of your Preaching life

Summer Preaching Reboot: How to take the stess, Tedium, & Procrastination out of your Preaching life

What if you knew you'd find new insights in the Scripture, even on your hundredth reading?

What if you knew what needed to be done each day to ensure your sermon was written by Friday?

What if you had a process and schedule you could count on every week to take the stress, tedium, and procrastination out of your sermon prep?

What if sermon prep became a joy—even a respite—rather than a weight hanging over your head all week?