In this episode we explore some best practices when preaching to older people. A lot of attention is placed on reaching younger people – and there should be a lot of attention on the next generation. But we can’t neglect the older people in our churches. We need to minister to them well. Listen for more.
005 Five Easy Steps to Preach a Boring Sermon
One of the best ways to avoid becoming a boring preacher is to know what makes a boring sermon. If you know what to avoid, you will be that much further along. This episode deals with the five steps to preach a boring sermon. Find the original Preaching Donkey post here.
004 How to Build Tension in Your Sermons
You come to your sermon ready to go. You’ve studied all week, and you cannot wait to engage everyone in your amazing, life-changing content. But your listeners aren’t ready yet. They have come to church with everything on their minds except your sermon. What can you do? This episode discusses how to make people feel something before you get them to know something. This is based on an original Preaching Donkey post.
003 Listen Better, Preach Better
One of the best things you can do to improve the impact of your preaching is to become a better listener. In this episode, I discuss three practices I have put in place to improve my listening skills. These have not only improved my preaching but also my relationships. This episode is based off an original blog post on Preaching Donkey. Find it here.
002 How to Preach Like You’re Having a Conversation
This episode is based on an original blog post on Preaching Donkey by the same title. I discuss practical ways to treat your sermon like it’s a conversation that you’re having with each person. Every good conversation is two-sided. Listen to discover how to keep your preaching from becoming one-sided.
This is the first episode of the Preaching Donkey Podcast. In this episode I discuss why Preaching Donkey exists and how it can help you improve your preaching!