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Tom Long suggests two radically different ways to prepare to preach--for the same message!

Dr. Tom G. Long is the Bandy Professor of Preaching at Candler School of Theology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, and the author or editor of 14 books on preaching and worship. He is ordained in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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Myron Heckman

commented on Jun 2, 2012

I recently heard a young preacher deliver his first sermon. It was technically good, but it was as if he was "typing" the delivery, instead of playing the piano. I wished I had Tom Long's illustration/advice as I gave Him feedback. I encouraged him to carry the congregation along emotionally with the text.

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