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preaching article Your Sermon May Solve Problems But Is That Enough?
Your Sermon May Solve Problems But Is That Enough?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on July 31, 2015
Summary: Address people where they are, but take them to another place to meet the Sovereign of the Universe.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Preaching Means You Are Fighting an Unseen Battle
Preaching Means You Are Fighting an Unseen Battle
Shared By: Sherman Cox on June 1, 2015
Summary: Sherman Cox has a straightforward message: You are at war.
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Close Your Sermon Powerfully: A Surprising Secret
Close Your Sermon Powerfully: A Surprising Secret
Shared By: Sherman Cox on May 19, 2015
Summary: Sherman Cox points to one critical area frequently left untouched by preachers--resulting in untouched hearts of listeners.
based on 3 ratings
preaching article The Secret to Picking the Best Illustration? It's Right in Front of You!
The Secret to Picking the Best Illustration? It's Right in Front of You!
Shared By: Sherman Cox on April 10, 2015
Summary: We must think deeply about how our illustration choices affect how our congregation hears our sermon.
preaching article How Vulnerable Is Your Preaching?
How Vulnerable Is Your Preaching?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on February 2, 2015
Summary: It's alright to allow your own pains and hurts to show. If Jesus could, then we can.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Which Preaching Muscles Are You Exercising?
Which Preaching Muscles Are You Exercising?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on January 13, 2015
Summary: Whatever muscles you exercise will be your strongest ones.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Isaiah 3:1-17
preaching article You Don't Feel Like Preaching? You're Not Alone
You Don't Feel Like Preaching? You're Not Alone
Shared By: Sherman Cox on January 3, 2015
Summary: "Just like Habakkuk wrote on and just like Andre sang on, I would encourage you to PREACH ON."
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 3 Building Blocks of a Truly Memorable Sermon
3 Building Blocks of a Truly Memorable Sermon
Shared By: Sherman Cox on December 11, 2014
Summary: Help your listeners connect with your preaching points--and their purpose!
preaching article One Question That Can Ruin Your Sermon Prep—in the Best Way
One Question That Can Ruin Your Sermon Prep—in the Best Way
Shared By: Sherman Cox on December 4, 2014
Summary: If you have never asked yourself this question, you might end up preaching to the mind while steering totally clear of the soul.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Luke 1:46-56
preaching article Are You Preaching for the Easy Shout?
Are You Preaching for the Easy Shout?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on November 7, 2014
Summary: We want to give people hope, but why should we shield them from the pain of living?
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 23:33-36
preaching article Trust Your Stuff: Two Ways to Know When Your Sermon Is Ready
Trust Your Stuff: Two Ways to Know When Your Sermon Is Ready
Shared By: Sherman Cox on September 25, 2014
Summary: You could study and prep for 100 hours and still find something wrong with the sermon. Eventually, it's time to stand and deliver.
preaching article Great, You've Got a Theme, But Do You Have a Sermon?
Great, You've Got a Theme, But Do You Have a Sermon?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on September 11, 2014
Summary: Do you ALWAYS have to start with a text? Sherman Cox says "no."
based on 1 rating
Scripture: 1 John 5:3
preaching article Have You Prayed—Really Prayed—Before Preaching?
Have You Prayed—Really Prayed—Before Preaching?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on August 20, 2014
Summary: "I would ask if you have prayed, but you will say you have. And you have."
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Philippians 4:6-7
preaching article No Pressure: Great Preaching Must Connect Worlds Separated By Time and Space
No Pressure: Great Preaching Must Connect Worlds Separated By Time and Space
Shared By: Sherman Cox on July 10, 2014
Summary: Helping people understand the Scripture in its native Bible world is not enough. We must help people to experience it.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 15:8-21
preaching article Doctrine Is Not Enough: Does Your Preaching Connect with People?
Doctrine Is Not Enough: Does Your Preaching Connect with People?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on June 27, 2014
Summary: Doctrinal sermons are fine, but do they connect to human experience?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: none
preaching article Does the Pulpit Need Orators or Prophets?
Does the Pulpit Need Orators or Prophets?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on May 28, 2014
Summary: We've all seen preachers who think that they can get away with oratorical talent rather than Spirit-led inspiration.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Your Preaching Should Be Out of This World--Seriously
Your Preaching Should Be Out of This World--Seriously
Shared By: Sherman Cox on April 30, 2014
Summary: Beware of preaching that merely provides tools to help us become better situated in this present world rather than helping us to become ambassadors of the coming Kingdom.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Does Your Preaching Prepare People for God's Kingdom?
Does Your Preaching Prepare People for God's Kingdom?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on March 22, 2014
Summary: We often fall into the trap of preaching designed to merely provide tools to become more successful in this present world rather than becoming ambassadors of the coming Kingdom.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Does Your Preaching Draw a Line from the Bible to Real Life?
Does Your Preaching Draw a Line from the Bible to Real Life?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on February 27, 2014
Summary: Every sermon should ask the people for some sort of response, a response in real life.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Genesis 1:2-3:2
preaching article Are You Willing to Be Misunderstood -- From the Pulpit?
Are You Willing to Be Misunderstood -- From the Pulpit?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on January 23, 2014
Summary: Sherman Cox takes up Will Willimon's challenge to preachers everywhere.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Philippians 4:1-13
preaching article Do You Preach the Coming Kingdom?
Do You Preach the Coming Kingdom?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on December 4, 2013
Summary: Sherman Cox explores the meaning of "as you go ... "
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Leviticus 2:1-3:5
preaching article One-Sided Preaching Misrepresents God: How Many Sides Does Your Preaching Have?
One-Sided Preaching Misrepresents God: How Many Sides Does Your Preaching Have?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on November 8, 2013
Summary: "Great preaching recognizes that God has called the preacher to be both a prophet and a priest."
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: 2 Timothy 2:15-19
preaching article Is the Bible the Seasoning or the Steak in Your Sermon?
Is the Bible the Seasoning or the Steak in Your Sermon?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on October 11, 2013
Summary: "I have a sermon; maybe you can help me find a Scripture so that I can preach it."
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: 2 Timothy 3:16-4:4
preaching article Preaching Can Be Bad News, Too
Preaching Can Be Bad News, Too
Shared By: Sherman Cox on September 20, 2013
Summary: The fact of the matter is that the Kingdom of God is near. It is not good news to those who do not wish to give up all for the kingdom.
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Are You Serving Slop in the Pulpit?
Are You Serving Slop in the Pulpit?
Shared By: Sherman Cox on September 6, 2013
Summary: Sherman Cox warns, "There's an inclination today to resort to tactics and tricks to manufacture a connection to the congregation that is neither real nor helpful."
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Romans 14:1-23
preaching article Don't Close Your Sermon Like That!
Don't Close Your Sermon Like That!
Shared By: Sherman Cox on August 17, 2013
Summary: "Like meat, a great sermon makes its own gravy." Our job is to serve the whole meal.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Why Every Sermon Needs a Strong Title
Why Every Sermon Needs a Strong Title
Shared By: Sherman Cox on July 31, 2013
Summary: Four solid reasons why a powerful title leads to a powerful sermon.
Scripture: Psalms 23:1-24:9
preaching article Doctrinal Sermons Must Connect to Human Experience
Doctrinal Sermons Must Connect to Human Experience
Shared By: Sherman Cox on July 2, 2013
Summary: We preachers sometimes think that preaching the "truth" is all that is needed.
based on 10 ratings
preaching article Don't Let Pious Notions Stagnate Your Preaching
Don't Let Pious Notions Stagnate Your Preaching
Shared By: Sherman Cox on May 21, 2013
Summary: God inspired His Word and our preaching. But does that mean there's no room for improvement?
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Find Places to Preach Without Stealing a Pulpit
Find Places to Preach Without Stealing a Pulpit
Shared By: Sherman Cox on May 2, 2013
Summary: In many churches, there are simply not enough opportunities to preach for all of the unpaid associates and assistants. What to do?
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: none