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“Interview with podcaster Simon Dinning”

My first interview is with old friend Simon Dinning.  He hosts the podcast, “Prepared to answer”.  You can find him there, or on his blog, or YouTube channel. The reason I chose to interview him was because, although he has a busy life, he carves out a little bit of time to record podcasts helping […]

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“How to talk meaningfully about the communion: Part 5”

How can we avoid dull repetition or creative confusion when talking about the Lord’s supper? This is the fifth in a series looking at different views of the atonement as a way of broadening and deepening our appreciation for the cross. Today we study Paul’s teaching on the Lord’s Supper in 1 Corinthians 11 to help us […]

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“How to talk meaningfully about the communion: Part 4”

I have a passion to do my best to make sure that our congregation’s members can take a meaningful communion every week. I believe we can avoid dull repetition and boredom. And the opposite problem of going off-topic in such of creativity. The answer, as usual, is to go deeper. I have taught on the […]

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“How to talk meaningfully about the Communion”: Part 3

I have a passion to do my best to make sure that our congregation’s members can take a meaningful communion every week. I believe we can avoid dull repetition and boredom. And the opposite problem of going off-topic in such of creativity. The answer, as usual, is to go deeper. I have taught on the […]

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“How to talk meaningfully about the Communion”: Part 2

I have a passion to do my best to make sure that our congregation’s members can take a meaningful communion every week. I believe we can avoid dull repetition and boredom. And the opposite problem of going off-topic in such of creativity. The answer, as usual, is to go deeper. I have taught on the […]

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“How to give a meaningful talk about the communion”, Part 1

How can we avoid dull repetition or creative confusion when talking about the Lord’s supper? I begin a series looking at different views of the atonement as a way of broadening and deepening our appreciation for the cross. Please add your comments on this week’s topic. We learn best when we learn in community. Do […]

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“Top teaching tips from teens”

What’s the best way to speak to teenagers? How about asking one? I reveal top tips passed on to me by a teenager. He gave me ideas based on a recent sermon by a 20-something who connected much better with our teenagers than most of us. Thank you for watching this video. You can find […]

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“The One Thing”

How many points do you need? One? Let’s talk about getting clear not only for our sake, but the sake of our listeners. Please add your comments on this week’s topic. We learn best when we learn in community. Do you have a question about teaching the Bible? Is it theological, technical, practical? Send me your […]

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“How to be a human preacher”

How do we keep our ‘humanness’ as preachers? You don’t have to be perfect, but you can’t be a hypocrite. “Who is weak, and I do not feel weak? Who is led into sin, and I do not inwardly burn?” (2 Corinthians 11:29 NIV11) Three tips for today: Share your sins Share weaknesses Don’t beat yourself up Thank […]

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“How to be ready for anything”

What do we do when the circumstances into which we are to speak change unexpectedly? I have four suggestions – all starting with “A”. 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, […]