• 50 Ways To Tweak Your Preaching

    Peter Mead has put together a collection of 50 ways in which preaching might ...

  • Apt Alliteration’s Artful Aid – Arrgh!

    It is good for written and spoken outlines to be striking and memorable.  ...

  • Attention!

    How can preachers secure the attention of their hearers? This is no trivial ...

  • Delivery – 20 questions

    Peter Mead has posted a checklist of 20 questions (well, 88, actually, but ...

  • Do I make myself clear?

    Clarity in oral communication comes naturally to some gifted communicators. ...

  • Full manuscript, or notes?

    Although it can be useful for a preacher (especially a young preacher) to write ...

  • How to begin a sermon

    I'm afraid that many of our hearers would respond to the title of this post ...

  • How to end a sermon

    I'm probably not the only preacher who sometimes finds it difficult to know ...

  • In praise of Powerpoint

    As a teacher, I'm well acquainted with the expression 'Death By Powerpoint'.  ...

  • Key preaching types

    In chapter 14 of The Art and Craft of Biblical Preaching, Michael Quicke, while ...

  • Notes, or No Notes?

    For many years I have been tightly bound to rather full notes in my preaching.  ...

  • On and on

    As far as I can remember, I have only ever been criticised once for preaching ...

  • Positively charged?

    There is great pressure on today's preacher to be 'positive'.  "Don't criticise ...

  • Preacher: butcher or cook?

    Jay Adams puts it well, I think:- Whitehead said, "A merely well-informed man ...

  • Preaching with clarity – top ten tips

    [stextbox id="download" float="true" align="right" width="250"][otw_is sidebar=otw-sidebar-1][/stextbox]Peter ...

  • Speak clearly, preacher

    Clarity of speech is not not just about enuciating your words carefully, although ...

  • The faculty of impromptu speech

    "You nearly found your preaching voice today." Those were the kindly, but ...

  • The homiletical style of J. Sidlow Baxter

    Any sign of eloquence in public speaking is apt to be regarded with deep ...