Spiritual Intelligence

As you know, Jesus' parable of the seed and soils is one of the most preached passages in Scripture. Yet beyond its deep spiritual meaning, it serves as a powerful metaphor for why our preaching often yields little fruit. For the savvy pastor, this parable provides more than anesthesia, easing our pain by explaining the reason of lean preaching harvest. It also can serve as a stewardship insight that propels us to focus more on soil preparation in order for the seeds we sow to bear significant fruit.

Creating Messages That Connect (Group Publishing)

Nelson, a California pastor, offers ten communication principles to help preachers more effectively connect with a contemporary culture. Nelson has some helpful insights on the particular communication barriers we face in today's culture, along with some interesting ideas for overcoming those