By Eric Mckiddie on Jun 24, 2017
How you get your sermon started matters. It can be the difference between someone being on the edge of their seat or slumped in their seat. Here are ten common mistakes that make for a less than optimal introduction to your sermon.
By Eric Mckiddie on Dec 28, 2016
How you get your sermon started matters. While there is lots of room for error in the body of your sermon, there is little room for error in your introduction.
By Eric Mckiddie on Jul 27, 2016
“Self-starter” is an identity that up-and-coming leaders seek. It means that you take initiative and responsibility without being asked or coerced. You see a problem and you jump on it. No one ever has to tell you what to do. You put on your Nikes and just do it.
But there can be a dark side to self-starters, which is when their interest in beginning new projects and their disinterest in finishing projects are equal.
By Eric Mckiddie on Apr 13, 2016
Every church is attracting someone, do you know who you’re attracting and why? I suspect that most churches (in the US at least), fall into one of four categories.
By Eric Mckiddie on Feb 23, 2016
Technology affects how pastors shepherd their churches. But these ways to show you care never go out of style.
By Eric Mckiddie on Feb 6, 2016
Eric McKiddle wants to save you from some misunderstand--and a lot of potential grief.
By Eric Mckiddie on Jan 20, 2016
Let’s be honest, there are some pastors out there, caught up in the Evangelical Hollywood, whose preaching is a smorgasbord of the most popular podcasts.
By Eric Mckiddie on Jan 12, 2016
The celebration and joy of preaching God’s word will return to you when you remember the blessings that God has in store.
By Eric Mckiddie on Aug 5, 2015
"There's a difference between preaching a gospel-centered sermon and preaching a sermon with the gospel in it."
By Eric Mckiddie on May 6, 2014
We need brutally honest, educated and constructive feedback, but how can we get it?
By Eric Mckiddie on Nov 19, 2013
They don't run megachurches or have publishing deals, but these are good pastors who shepherd their people well.
By Eric Mckiddie on Nov 13, 2013
No matter where you are on the prep-time spectrum, it should comfort you to know that well-known preachers span the entire spectrum.
By Eric Mckiddie on Mar 6, 2013
How to come up with captivating illustrations on a weekly basis? Ask a creative genius!
By Eric Mckiddie on Aug 13, 2012
Eric McKiddie recommends these steps for turning a good sermon illustration into a great one.