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In 1986 I had a series of experiences that turned my

preaching around. I came to realize that the ability to

help or stir people depends primarily on preparing the

heart of the preacher.

I found in myself that the pull toward religious Pharisaism

is a constant, a given. That’s why I need to respect the

manna principle. I need fresh bread every day, fresh oil

every day, fresh water every day. If it’s left over from

yesterday, it’s stale and stinky....

"A strong delivery results from getting our whole person ready

to preach"

by Gordon Anderson

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