By Lane Sebring on Jan 17, 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 16, 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 18, 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 7, 2019
Few public speakers can keep an audience's attention for an hour. Fewer should even try.
By Lane Sebring on Nov 6, 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 26, 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.
By Lane Sebring on Oct 16, 2019
What separates ordinary preachers from extraordinary communicators is a relentless desire to improve.
By Lane Sebring on Oct 10, 2019
Preachers do weird things. One weird thing we do is prepare our sermons alone. Every. Single. Week.
By Lane Sebring on Oct 1, 2019
Some people think the work of the Holy Spirit is thwarted when the preacher makes an effort to improve his preaching.
By Lane Sebring on Sep 14, 2019
Have you found the sweet spot between these two sermon killers?
By Lane Sebring on Aug 30, 2019
The first 90 seconds of your sermon are some of the most powerful seconds you have. Don’t waste them.
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 Lane Sebring on Aug 16, 2019
I know what some of you are thinking… Wait! Heaviness is good. Intensity is good. People need their toes stepped on! That’s just the Holy Spirit working on them!