Practice Self-Critique in Preaching

Preach. Put simply, “you learn to preach any preaching” (111) so preach. Study Preaching. A preacher should become a student of preaching, which means read books on preaching, perhaps take a class on preaching and listen to good preachers and ask the question, “what makes them good”? Focus on the message. H. B. says, “it…

10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe

Larry Osborne has written several books that have been insightful, encouraging and challenging. You can find a link to Sticky Church here and Sticky Team here. 10 Dumb Things Smart Christians Believe is another book I’d recommend you reading but in the meantime here’s a quick summary from Leaders Book Summaries, a website that offers…

How would you define forgiveness?

  Chris Brauns, in Unpacking Forgiveness: biblical answers for complex questions and deep wounds defines forgiveness as… a commitment by the one true God to pardon graciously those who repent and believe so that they are reconciled to him, although this commitment does not eliminate all consequences (51). God’s forgiveness is… Gracious – God offers forgiveness freely.…