By Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2020
Effective speakers realize the power of attention-grabbing hooks. What's in your toolbox?
By Sermoncentral on Oct 10, 2011
Are high profile guest speakers worth the time and money? "Only if you value lost people," says Hal Seed.
By Nicholas Mcdonald on Apr 16, 2014
"How in the world do each of these talks end up consistently blowing me away?"
By Lane Sebring on Aug 26, 2016
Recently my church hosted a leadership conference to encourage and equip our lay leaders and staff. One of the speakers at the event, Nikki, impacted me with her engaging presentation.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jun 5, 2018
It might be true. It might even be helpful. But is it preaching?
By Pete Wilson on Apr 1, 2014
Pete Wilson has keen insights not only for speakers but for listeners as well.
By Lance Witt on Feb 19, 2016
Gifted speakers and novices alike experience this unenjoyable aspect: people's criticism. In today's Pastor to Pastor, Lance Witt discusses a proper response from a biblical perspective.
By John Stackhouse on Feb 18, 2013
Count up all of those hours -- is that what we really think our preachers are worth?
By Dr. Larry Moyer on Jul 5, 2018
Larry Moyer says "Hardened hearts need to hear from a communicator, not a speaker." Can you bridge the span to a hard audience?
By Sermoncentral on Oct 30, 2014
For generations, rhymes and alliterations were expected from public speakers. It made them seem credible, authoritative and prepared. Not any more.
By Lane Sebring on Nov 7, 2019
Few public speakers can keep an audience's attention for an hour. Fewer should even try.
By Dr. Larry Moyer on Mar 14, 2019
"Hardened hearts need to hear from a communicator, not a speaker." What can you do to reach them?
By Duncan Hamilton on Apr 16, 2016
For all of us it can be difficult to grasp a sense of something when it is actually happening; often comprehension comes only when it is over. Not, though, for Eric Liddell. He could always identify precisely when his life changed forever. It was April 6, 1923. The time was shortly after 9pm. On that day and during that hour, Liddell became a public speaker for God.
By Bruce Salmon on Mar 14, 2018
It's a high wire act, one of which OSHA would not approve — preaching without notes. Only the most extraordinarily gifted speaker can pull it off, or so I used to think. Find out why.