Saturday Preacher/Teacher Briefing

Hammer it home!

Last Saturday I shared one of two great communication principles. Select, don’t compress. https://pastorkemp.com/2020/01/25/saturday-briefing/ Today let’s look at the second principle. It is better to hit one nail three times than to hit three nails one time. I know…a little underwhelming isn’t it? It is certainly not rocket science and probably beneath a distinguished homiletics … Continue reading

Saturday Preacher/Teacher Briefing

How to tell about the birth of your perfect grandchild in thirty minutes or less

Recently I listened to an excellent podcast my wife recommended to me. It is a podcast that is produced by Jennifer Rothschild a well-known speaker and author. (Go here to listen.) I want to highlight a couple of great communication principles that really stood out to me from the podcast. (Oh I wish had learned … Continue reading

Saturday Preacher/Teacher Briefing

Looking for a year’s worth of sermon material?

As Leonard Sweet stated in his book, Out of the Question, Into the Mystery, lists need not leave people listless.  I was intrigued by his list of recommended topics that a Christian should be familiar with. Considering our mandate to “make disciples…teaching them to observe all things I commanded you”, the following list ought to … Continue reading

A Sermon Worth Listening Too
Saturday Preacher/Teacher Briefing

A Sermon Worth Listening Too

“Mr. Moody preaches,” wrote a friendly critic at the time, “but the conventional use of the word ‘preaching’ does not convey any notion of Mr. Moody’s talk. He is a business man and he means business; every word he speaks is meant to lead to a definite business; if it does not do that, he regards it as thrown away.” _W.R. Moody, The Life of Dwight L. Moody, p. 166 Continue reading