Pastors, you face a unique challenge when it comes to shepherding a church. There’s not enough time in the day.   You’re thinking, Tell me something I don’t already know. Between leading an organization (yes, your church is an organization), shepherding a group of people with their unique struggles and needs, preparing a weekly sermon,…

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One of the things we talk about in Preaching Rocket is how to create a preaching calendar.  A preaching calendar is important for a couple of reasons… 1. It ensures a balanced diet. 2. It gives guest speakers plenty of prep time. 3. It gives your staff and creative team plenty of prep time. And,…

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If we could give you one tool to put in your pocket as you prepare your next sermon, it would come down to one word….stories. Here are seven interesting stories to save in your files, along with a quick thought on how you could leverage the story in a message. A Texas police officer writes…

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This blog is a little different. It’s an interview with Tony Nolan, a gifted evangelist. Since we’re talking about how to conduct an effective invitation and call people to response, we wanted you to hear from Tony. So rather than a traditional post, you’re going to read Tony’s thoughts. Before we dive in, take a minute…

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Do you ever wonder if people actually remember your sermons? Do you think anyone in your congregation could repeat the main point of last Sunday’s sermon if someone asked them about it today? At the end of the day, preaching is an attempt to arm people with Biblical principles they can live by. One way to…

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Do your ever struggle to get your congregation’s attention right out of the gate? Do you ever find it difficult to keep them engaged throughout your sermon? Do you ever wonder if you did a good job of driving home your point? If so, here are 7 preaching tips you can learn from Andy Stanley’s sermon…

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One of the important roles as a pastor and preacher is casting vision for the church. When there is no clear vision for WHY, there is confusion over WHAT. In fact, many organizations drift and decline because of this kind of ambiguity over vision. It’s why preaching vision-casting messages are vital. In this Whiteboard session,…

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Your ability to preach sermons people remember is heavily impacted by your ability to summarize your message in a short memorable statement. In this Whiteboard Session, pastor Jeff Henderson walks you step-by-step through the process of creating a memorable “sticky statement.” How To Preach A Sermon People Will Remember-Main   Presentation Slides DOWNLOAD SLIDES HERE

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