By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jul 13, 2021
Sherman Cox: "Sermons with or without notes should eliminate irrelevant asides. By irrelevant, I mean that they are not connected to your sermon’s main point."
By Sherman Haywood Cox on May 21, 2021
In many churches, there are simply not enough opportunities to preach for all of the unpaid associates and assistants. What to do?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on May 15, 2021
Sermons are not delivered irrespective of the preacher. We are part of the message as well.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Nov 27, 2020
Exegesis is always the foundation for a sermon, but does your preaching reach your listeners' feelings?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Oct 16, 2020
Sherman Cox reminds us, "We all have heard preachers with all the skills of great orators, but something is missing."
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Oct 5, 2020
You've heard the call and you're ready to respond, but what do you do while waiting for the opportunity to preach?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Sep 25, 2020
Great preachers preach both the unfamiliar as well as the familiar stories.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Aug 28, 2020
"The black preaching tradition, when it is at its best, helps and blesses all who come in contact with it," says Sherman Cox.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Aug 12, 2020
If you have trouble finding something to celebrate, look for the Good News first. The celebration will jump out at you.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Aug 8, 2020
We like to think we're beyond outside influence, but there are hot-buttons in every church that could take away your pulpit voice.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Aug 3, 2020
Stories are powerful, but how do we make the points of our sermon while keeping the integrity of the Bible story that we are preaching?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jul 22, 2020
Do your sermons address the same themes over and over? You might have a few blind spots in your preaching.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jul 11, 2020
How long is too long? Let's just say many preachers overestimate their ability to hold an audience.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jun 17, 2020
We love to preach the Good News, but it doesn't reach its full potential until it challenges us to dream big.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Feb 10, 2020
Sherman Cox has a straightforward message: You are at war.