By Jeff Medders on Jul 17, 2012
"I used to always enter the pulpit with outline in hand; but no longer. I now preach from a full manuscript — 2,500 words or so."
By Darrin Patrick on Nov 8, 2018
Manuscript, outline or notes: Every system has its strengths ... and weaknesses.
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.
By Peter Mead on Aug 31, 2011
Remember, the goal of sermon preparation is an oral message, not a polished manuscript for publication.
By Darrin Patrick on Apr 11, 2018
Do you use a full manuscript, an outline, or something in between when you preach?
By John Nunes on Jul 30, 2012
John Nunes recommends "reading" your sermon manuscript the way a great pianist "reads" music.
By Mark Moore on Sep 17, 2013
We pay attention to our well-crafted manuscripts and outlines. But, honestly, how many of us are paying attention to the voice of God while we are preaching?
By Leslie Holmes on Oct 20, 2011
Whether we preach from a manuscript, a 3x5 card, an iPad, or without notes, preaching is still the primary means through which God hooks a human soul for salvation.