DIAKONIA - Serving God - Expounding the Scriptures - Preaching
PREACH THE WORD - INTRODUCTION
This site is especially prepared for those called to a
Christian preaching or teaching ministry. However, it will serve and
help any who are called upon to share thoughts on the Scriptures. Many
churches and chapels in small localities depend on what is termed 'lay'
The Preacher's Call
This page considers the call of God, and the fact that he is still
calling people to special ministries within the Church. As Ephesians
says, "[Christ] gives some to be apostles, some to be prophets, some to
be evangelists, and some to be pastors and teachers" (Eph.4:11).
Every generation tries to undermine preachers and preaching. This
article underlines the importance of preaching as a means of divine
inspiration and communication.
This is the 'How To' page. How does one prepare a sermon? Where do we
start? Advice is shared in a full article.
This article deals with sermon forms - and there are quite a number! It
contains lots of ideas and practical advice.
Sermon Introduction and
The beginning and ending of any sermon is obviously important. In the
first instance we aim to capture a congregation's interest; and then we
seek to apply the message.
Illustrations can illuminate sermons and give an edge to their
Standing before a congregation can be an intimidating experience. This
page offers positive advice that will feed confidence.
The Preacher's Tools
Books are an essential part of a preacher's ministry.
Preaching and Projectors
Many preachers are now using modern means to support and illustrate
their sermons. This articles contains some wise do's and don'ts.
This page makes sermon suggestions for special occasions.
Every preacher should aim to be his or her best for God. Here is an
evaluation sheet for personal or group use.
Three Study or Sermon Outlines
These three sermon outlines illustrate a preacher's notes on three
Gospel subjects. Together they could be reproduced on two-sides of A4
paper as Bible Study notes.
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