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Preaching/Speaking Tips

Various tips for preaching sermons and speaking from various sources.


Four Marks of Faithful Preaching

By Dr. Jason K. Allen

      1. Preach Biblically
      2. Preach authoritatively
      3. Preach pastorally
      4. Preach persistently.

1 Timothy 4:1-2 1 I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by His appearing and His kingdom: 2 preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort*, with great patience and instruction.

*Exhort – Do get to application. What does this mean for our walk this week?

How to Be a Good Pastor

    1. Conquer the tyranny of selfishness.
    2. Devote yourself to live in the presence of God. Coram Deo
    3. Lead by example.
    4. Be a life-long student of the Bible.
    5. Know the condition of your flock.

7 Ways to become a Better Preacher

    1. Read Scripture and pray
    2. Preach with Empathy
    3. Acknowledge the Hard Parts
    4. Believe What You Preach
    5. Pray for the Humility to Learn
    6. Listen, Read, and Write
    7. Trust Your Call


6 Public Speaking Tips To Hook Any Audience – YouTube:

    • Captivate audience within 10 seconds.
    • Use a prop to catch their attention.
    • Include jokes.
    • Include stories – captivate with stories
      • Become one or more of the characters. Act it out.
    • Use Hand gestures and move around