By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Mar 27, 2017
People should not leave the sermon having learned more about the preacher than Christ. When we stand to preach the word, we should prayerfully whisper to ourselves, “You are not the story.”
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Jan 30, 2017
When we work, we work. But when we pray, God works!
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Dec 21, 2016
We assume our congregations know the biblical story and doctrinal meaning of Christmas. So we avoid major texts and look for something new or novel to say about the old, old story.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Nov 18, 2016
Even skilled, prepared, and experienced preachers get nervous at preaching time. If they do not, they should.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Jul 19, 2016
To be honest, I have had to shoo flies in the pulpit many times. If you are a preacher, so have you. No, not literal flies (I hope). But preachers regularly have to push through various distractions.