By Ted Smith on Nov 13, 2020
Some preachers think it's more spiritual to preach without notes. Others think it's more spiritual to use notes. What if it's both?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jul 3, 2012
Sherman Cox: "Sermons with or without notes should eliminate irrelevant asides. By irrelevant, I mean that they are not connected to your sermon’s main point."
By Darrin Patrick on Nov 8, 2018
Manuscript, outline or notes: Every system has its strengths ... and weaknesses.
By Ted Smith on Dec 9, 2020
Like all good preaching, good impromptu preaching depends on the long-term habits of the preacher.
By Rev. Tejado Hanchell on Sep 29, 2020
Every preacher should have at least one sermon they could preach without notes if called upon at a moment’s notice.
By Dr. Tejado W. Hanchell on Aug 19, 2020
"I believe every preacher should have at least one sermon in his heart that he could preach with or without notes if called upon at a moment's notice."
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 Peter Mead on Oct 19, 2012
Sometimes we should take note of the people who are NOT present when we preach.
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 Jonathan J. Watson on Dec 29, 2016
What will 2017 bring? Only God in his providence knows for certain. But here are 17 things we think are worth noting for 2017.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 28, 2019
Thom Rainer is a student of effective preachers. Compare your notes with his.
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 Darrin Patrick on Apr 11, 2018
Do you use a full manuscript, an outline, or something in between when you preach?
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 Rick Mansfield on Jan 23, 2021
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