Good Thoughts for Public Speakers

Justin Beadles tells you how to keep from killing listeners with power point here.

Justin learned preaching at DTS, and there we were taught to do five things in the introduction to a sermon:

  1. Grab Attention
  2. Raise a real need to hear what you’re going to say
  3. State your main point
  4. Preview the sections of your presentation
  5. Give the context of the passage you’re preaching

Keruxson ton logon! That is, “Preach the word!” (2 Tim 4:2).

4 Responses to Good Thoughts for Public Speakers

  1. bigham July 31, 2008 at 9:47 pm #

    I was just thinking about these today and meant to e-mail you to ask for them…
    crazy!

  2. Jb August 1, 2008 at 3:50 pm #

    Thanks for the plug Jim. I’m trying to post some useful stuff for public speakers.

  3. Kraig P. August 8, 2008 at 1:19 pm #

    I am extremely nervous about a preaching assignment I have this Sunday though I have preached many times; I take your suggestions to heart. I need them! Thanks.

  4. JB August 15, 2008 at 3:57 pm #

    Kraig,
    Thanks for the thoughts. Check out the site for more useful help. May the Lord draw near such that you preach with power.

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