People want to follow a pastor who’s real. Find out how our weaknesses can benefit us.
They may be painful to come to grips with, but there are some staunch realities that come with being a pastor. Here are some things to take to heart.
Do you sometimes take the enemy lightly, or are you always leery of his cunning little tricks? Here are some things to watch out for.
Pastor, your people love a good story. Listeners who have gone on vacation during the first 10 minutes of your sermon will return home in a heartbeat the moment you begin, “A man went into a store….” or “I remember once when I was a child….”
“He never preached without telling stories.” (Mark 4:34)
Those who have died early in your message will suddenly spring to life when you say, “The other day, I saw something on the interstate …” or “Recently, when the governor and I were having lunch at the local café …” (smiley-face goes here)