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Who’s Robbing Whom? Some Thoughts on Pulpit Plagiarism

by Doug Smith Is it wrong to preach another pastor’s sermon? This issue is certainly not new, but there has been a good bit of discussion in the last few years concerning possible answers to this question, some of which is … Continue reading

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Ezra 7:10 – Overview of Sermon Preparation Process

* Click here for a PDF file or click here for a Word document file of this article (4 pages). For Ezra had prepared his heart to seek the law of the LORD, and to do it, and to teach … Continue reading

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Basic Sermon Prep Steps – Alistair Begg

Here’s Pastor Alistair Begg’s basic approach to preaching: 1. Think yourself empty. 2. Read yourself full. 3. Write yourself clear. 4. Pray yourself hot. 5. Be yourself, but don’t preach yourself. You can read a more detailed explanation at the blog of “Unashamed Workman,” (a … Continue reading

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Quick Guide to Sermon Preparation

Dr. Hershael York, pastor of Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort and preaching professor at Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, presented a helpful one-session workshop on sermon preparation in the midst of the 2007 Power in the Pulpit Conference. You … Continue reading

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