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God Has A Blessing In Your Struggle

Sometimes you sit down to put a sermon together… And the sermon just flows… The words just come to you… The concepts… You make connections between what Sister Betty said and the Apostle Paul said, and then you find Moses…Read more ̹...
by Soul Preaching on Dec 15, 2016

How To Judge Your Community

How do you judge your community? I remember visiting a church that had the reputation of being warm and loving once… Nobody knew who I was… I Just walked in… The person at the door didn’t give me a bulletin.…Read more ›...
by Soul Preaching on Dec 13, 2016

Share Scars Not Wounds

Knowing how much to share of ourselves is a challenge for preachers.  Some tend toward over-sharing, others veer the opposite way.  When we share nothing we can give the impression that our lives are perfect, or that we don’t care about listeners...
by Biblical Preaching on Dec 13, 2016

God Don’t Need Cowards

Many people have sung it… But in my mind I always hear Shirley Caesar’s version from when she was with the Caravans. “God don’t need no coward soldiers.” But in many cases… We act cowardly… We don’t preach the truth…Read more &#...
by Soul Preaching on Dec 12, 2016

He Changed Him

He was alone at night… And a man showed up… There was a battle… And epic wrestling match as the man tried to leave and the other just wouldn’t let him go… “Just let me go…the Sun is coming up…”…Read more ›...
by Soul Preaching on Dec 9, 2016

Higher Difficulty Preacher or Bible Scholar?

What is more involved? Being a preacher or a Bible Scholar? Which do you think is harder? Which takes more work? Take a moment and answer… Go head…I’ll wait… … I know many of you will say that a Bible…Read more ›...
by Soul Preaching on Dec 8, 2016

Being Scared Can Help You

You ever been scared? Fear serves a purpose, it can actually be beneficial. It is beneficial to be scared of falling off the side of that building… So we don’t go near the edge. It is beneficial to be scared…Read more ›...
by Soul Preaching on Nov 28, 2016

Preaching When You Are Given A Theme

I have a text and a theme, how am I supposed to preach this? Doesn’t happen all the time, but it does happen from time to time. “They gave me a text and a theme and I just can’t figure…Read more ›...
by Soul Preaching on Nov 21, 2016

Preaching is for Real

Preaching is for real… People are going through real stuff… And they come… Sister Betty just got a cancer diagnosis… And what are you preaching? Brother Joe just found out he lost his job and his wife is pregnant… …and…Read more ...
by Soul Preaching on Nov 17, 2016

A Preacher Ain’t A Bully

A Preacher Ain’t a Bully You can almost always tell when a preacher is verbally beating up on a member. “Don’t send me an email that says XXXXX…” Huh? So you are clowning a member who sent you an email…Read more ›...
by Soul Preaching on Nov 15, 2016

What Are You Preaching This Week?

What are you preaching this week? What are you preaching next week? What are you preaching next month? Most of you can answer the first question right now. Less of you can answer the second question… And very few can…Read more ›...
by Soul Preaching on Nov 14, 2016

How Do You Insure Relevance?

How Do you insure Relevance Relevance doesn’t mean that you never preach about the ethical demands of the text. Relevance simply means that you preach in a way that is UNDERSTOOD by the people. You translate the texts into the…Read more ̹...
by Soul Preaching on Nov 11, 2016

Journey in the Dark

God delights to transform lives.  There are many ways to depict this journey of transformation, but let’s focus on one example from the Old Testament.  In Psalms 130 and 131 we have a three-picture portrayal of a life transformed by God’s goodn...
by Biblical Preaching on Sep 1, 2016

Uncorrupted Crowns

Many Christians feel slightly awkward about the idea of receiving a crown or reward from God.  For a quick check, take a look at James 1:12, 2 Timothy 4:8, 1 Peter 5:4, and Revelation 2:10.  Crowns for loving God, for loving the appearing of Christ...
by Biblical Preaching on Aug 1, 2016

Preacher What Are You Doing?

What are we doing when we preach?  What are we aiming for?  I suspect most preachers would say we preach to see lives changed for the glory of God, or something similar.  I agree.  But what are we doing? Some preachers see themselves essentially...
by Biblical Preaching on Jul 27, 2016

After Philando Castile: The Christian’s Calling

This is the text of the sermon I preached the Sunday after Alton Sterling, Philando Castile, and five Dallas police officers were shot to death.     Michael Brown’s homicide in Ferguson, Missouri was almost two years ago. His encounter wi...
by Words on the Word on Jul 17, 2016

5 Ways to be a Good Bible City Tour Guide

When you move to a new city it can be very overwhelming.  I remember moving to South London back in the days before my phone knew how to get me to my destination.  I had a huge book of street maps on the passenger seat and I gradually learned to na...
by Biblical Preaching on Jul 4, 2016

Biblical Preaching and Healthy Churches

Here is an interview I did on Evangelical Focus . . .
by Biblical Preaching on Jul 3, 2016

Video: “Refuge From Despair” by Pastor Jeff Arnold 6 5/5 (1)

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by Thank you Jesus Site News Bolg on Jun 27, 2016

Video: “Refuge From Despair” by Pastor Jeff Arnold 5 5/5 (1)

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by Thank you Jesus Site News Bolg on Jun 27, 2016


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