By Bruce D. Johnson on Dec 19, 2019
The point of an illustration is to provide "a window to the soul." Here is one man's soul-opening method.
By Peter Mead on May 15, 2019
Every illustration should "let the light in." Do yours?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Nov 29, 2019
We must think deeply about how our illustration choices affect how our congregation hears our sermon.
By Erik Raymond on Jun 17, 2021
Are you constantly mining the same sources for your sermon illustrations? Here are five suggestions to keep things fresh.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Feb 1, 2019
Sermon illustrations should be like letting sunlight into a window, not like putting a spotlight on a stage.
By Justin Trapp on May 21, 2019
Discover how one of our Lord's faous sayings was actually a vivid, up-to-date illustration.
By Lane Sebring on Aug 24, 2019
A good illustration will reach out and grab your listeners and pull them into your content. It will make them care. But How?
By Sermoncentral on May 3, 2021
Discover THE BEST Mother's Day sermon illustrations for preaching on this special day.
By Yuri Doroshuk on Mar 15, 2019
Thou shall be interesting! Here's guidance.
By Peter Mead on Apr 13, 2018
Peter Mead: "I’m convinced that one of the key ingredients for effective preaching is effective and vivid description. Practice it. Learn it."
By Joy Moore on Jun 8, 2012
Even if your illustration comes from a real-life experience, it must also be "real life" for your listener.
By Dr. Larry Moyer on May 22, 2020
There is an item you need to be a break-through preacher--without this item, you will simply be a speaker.
By Trevin Wax on Apr 7, 2018
Trevin Wax uncovers seven often used urban preaching myths and encourages pastors to verify sources, illustrations, and stories before preaching.
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 22, 2019
The smart preacher never tells a story that clobbers his sermon and destroys the point he is trying to make.
By Chris Surber on Apr 16, 2019
A working knowledge of Church history teaches us to be humble. Our footprints aren’t the first tracks on this road.