How to Preach a Bad Sermon in 10 Easy Steps

  1. 15 minutes into your sermon say, “so today, we’re going to talk about…”
  2. Tell me 10 ways to do something.  if you have ten points, you have no point.
  3. Constantly look down at your notes.
  4. Don’t make me laugh.
  5. Constantly quote the same person.
  6. Don’t ask me to do anything.  Just keep it all theoretical.
  7. Don’t entertain.
  8. Don’t let any other people speak into the preparation process.
  9. Try to preach just like ____________.
  10. Assume people want to know about your topic.