Sermon Tips

Sermon Tip: Focus

Some preachers only kind-of, sort-of, know what they want to say when they get in the pulpit.  And by that I am not saying that they don’t have a manuscript or notes.  What I mean by FOCUS is, has the message captured your heart?  Has God gripped your soul with what you want to say […]

The Big Idea

HI All, The Big Idea of the sermon is technically called “the Proposition”.  It is a summary of your entire sermon in one sentence.  Some call it “the sermon in a sentence.” Getting accurate on the Proposition is the most important step you can do as you begin work on your sermon.  Accurately capturing all […]

Sermon Symmetry

Symmetry is a description of how you write your Main Points.  “Symmetry” means “balanced proportions”.  If your sermon displays symmetry, it’s main points will be balanced and proportionate.  That is, each main point will seem to have an equal and valuable relationship with all of the other main points.  No main point will dominate, either […]

Yours for better preaching,

Dr. Bill