A Recipe for Spicy Preaching

“I’m tired of my own preaching. Any tips for spicing things up?” joked Jeremy as he sat down with his coffee in front of Andrew, his “drinking buddy.” Then Jeremy added a loud “BAM!” just like Emeril Lagasse wo...

A Church for a Guy Like Me: Making the Case for Less Assumptive Preaching

"There ought to be a church for a guy like me," Rick said. The words left me speechless and has changed the trajectory of my sermon development and delivery ever since. We were sitting at a Furr's Cafeteria in East Dallas having lunch. I had met Rick just three days before on the Sunday after the worship service that I helped plan. In one conversation Rick changed my preaching forever.