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How an egg-timer could be your secret weapon to prepare a super sermon

We collect information, funnel it and add applications, personal sharing and illustrations. Rather like an egg-timer. Really? Yes!   I hope you find these thoughts helpful. What have I missed? What else is important? Please leave a comment and pass the link on to one other person …. God bless, Malcolm

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“Two tips for first-time preachers”

In some ways there’s no significant difference between your first sermon and your thousandth. However, we all have to start somewhere.  An entire book could be written on this topic. But, I will focus on presentation issues rather than preparation. Practice. Rehearse your first sentence and your conclusion. Starting clearly and confidently will help you […]

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“How to avoid the danger of drifting”

Drifting is dangerous. Ask anyone caught in a riptide. But what about spiritual drifting? How dangerous is it? What are the signs? Drifting and Driving Not long before Christmas my father drove home from church. He is a priest and, having finished the service, set off home for lunch. Rounding a bend on the narrow […]

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Tuesday Teaching Tips: “How to preach outdoors” – VIDEO

Speaking outdoors can be a challenge, but an exciting opportunity. I share five tips to make us as effective as possible: 1. Confidence 2. Conditions 3. Props 4. Voice 5. One point What are your ideas and questions? Email me at malcolm@malcolmcox.org, or leave a comment here.

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Tuesday Teaching Tips: “How to preach outdoors” – AUDIO

Speaking outdoors can be a challenge, but an exciting opportunity. I share five tips to make us as effective as possible:   1. Confidence 2. Conditions 3. Props 4. Voice 5. One point What are your ideas and questions? Email me at malcolm@malcolmcox.org, or leave a comment here.

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Tuesday Teaching Tips: “How to include God” – VIDEO

Are our lessons really about God? It’s easy to emphasise practical application at the expense of a focus on God. I share two practical ways to make sure we keep God the main thing. What are your ideas to keep God front and centre as we speak? Please leave a comment below. Many thanks, Malcolm

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Tuesday Teaching Tips: “How to include God” – AUDIO

Are our lessons really about God? It’s easy to emphasise practical application at the expense of a focus on God. I share two practical ways to make sure we keep God the main thing. What are your ideas to keep God front and centre as we speak? Please leave a comment below. Many thanks, Malcolm

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Tuesday Teaching Tips: “How to add mystery to your lessons” – VIDEO

  My friend Leon preached a super sermon on, Luke 20.20-26, and included some mystery. His points were: T.A.X. Treachery; Authenticity & X…..? 1. Significance: Hold attention, but not too much information 2. Jesus: Luke 15:11 “There was a man who had two sons.” 3. Issues: Must relate to core idea & beware being manipulated 4. How? […]

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Tuesday Teaching Tips: “How to regain energy in a talk” – VIDEO

What do we do when the energy in our talk evaporates? How can we regain the right energy without becoming ‘shouty’? We look at six strategies for reclaiming and reinjecting the energy that will help our talks have greater impact.

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Tuesday Teaching Tips: “How to regain energy in a talk”

What do we do when the energy in our talk evaporates? How can we regain the right energy without becoming ‘shouty’? We look at six strategies for reclaiming and reinjecting the energy that will help our talks have greater impact.