By Jeff Medders on Aug 20, 2020
"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 Peter Mead on Aug 31, 2011
Remember, the goal of sermon preparation is an oral message, not a polished manuscript for publication.
By John Nunes on Jul 30, 2012
John Nunes recommends "reading" your sermon manuscript the way a great pianist "reads" music.
By Darrin Patrick on Apr 11, 2018
Do you use a full manuscript, an outline, or something in between when you preach?
By Sermoncentral on Jan 10, 2020
Hal Seed uses these ideas regularly--and keeps growing as a preacher.
By Leslie Holmes on May 4, 2020
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.
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 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.