By Lane Sebring on Jul 11, 2023
Recently my church hosted a leadership conference to encourage and equip our lay leaders and staff. One of the speakers at the event, Nikki, impacted me with her engaging presentation.
By Lane Sebring on Apr 21, 2023
Seasoned saints have heard a lot of preaching: can you still reach them in fresh ways?
By Lane Sebring on Mar 17, 2023
You want to help your people see how biblical truth intersects with every aspect of their lives. But the more controversial the topic the more important it is to handle it with care.
By Lane Sebring on Apr 15, 2022
I want to show you why I believe the often neglected step of rehearsing the sermon is essential to great sermon delivery.
By Lane Sebring on Nov 7, 2021
Sometimes the best sermon prep is the questions you ask yourself.
By Lane Sebring on Feb 18, 2020
Try this in your next sermon. You’ll see your people come alive and be inspired.
By Lane Sebring on Jan 26, 2020
If the closing of your message is disorganized and unclear, then your listeners will walk away feeling the same way about your message.
By Lane Sebring on Jan 16, 2020
Sometimes the sermon comes together like a beautifully crafted work of art. But other times I struggle to make progress in my study.
By Lane Sebring on Dec 15, 2019
Even great content needs careful structure and presentation. Here's a three-point checklist that will improve any message.
By Lane Sebring on Dec 6, 2019
These practices will help you make sure you preach your best at every service, every Sunday.
By Lane Sebring on Nov 28, 2019
There's nothing like a good snoozer of a sermon. But what does it take to preach a sermon that makes your listeners fall sound asleep?
By Lane Sebring on Nov 17, 2019
She took my hand, which was freezing cold, leaned over and whispered, "Are you nervous? Your hand is freezing." I nodded, "Yep."
By Lane Sebring on Nov 6, 2019
Few public speakers can keep an audience's attention for an hour. Fewer should even try.
By Lane Sebring on Nov 5, 2019
Being a pastor is unlike just about any other profession. Because of the holistic nature of the work, we tend to take on "pastor" as an identity and not just a career.
By Lane Sebring on Oct 25, 2019
The reason we have to work harder to gain and keep attention has to do with what competes for the attention of our people every time we preach.