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Declining Attendance and 7 Preaching Shifts That Are Happening Right Now

By Carey Nieuwhof

Every week you host services at your church hoping to reach more people, which is admirable and appropriate. The problem is that the culture is…

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How to Give An Impromptu Speech When You Have Zero Prep Time

By Carey Nieuwhof

It freaks everyone out, but at some point or another, you’re going to be called to give an impromptu talk. Maybe it will be in…

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7 Reasons Your Sermons Are Boring

By Carey Nieuwhof

If there’s one thing you never set out to be as a leader or communicator, it’s boring. And yet everyone who communicates, preaches or even…

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5 Simple Practices That Will Improve Your Preaching Online

By Carey Nieuwhof

If you preach with any regularity, you know the pressure that comes with staring at a blank screen with a deadline approaching. And if you…

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Looking For An Easy Sermon? 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Preach Other People’s Sermons

By Carey Nieuwhof

These are interesting times for communicators and preachers. Never have we had access to so many other people’s messages that would be easy sermons for…

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Why Bishop Michael Curry’s Sermon Brought Down the House at the Royal Wedding

By Carey Nieuwhof

Even if you missed the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, by now you’ve likely heard that American Bishop Michael Curry brought down…

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7 Very Possible Reasons You’re Losing Your Audience When You Speak

By Carey Nieuwhof

If there’s one thing you never set out to be as a leader or communicator, it’s to lose the audience. And yet everyone who communicates,…

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5 Mistakes Most Preachers Make

By Carey Nieuwhof

So maybe you’re a preacher, or you listen to preachers (or stopped listening to preachers). Almost everyone has a perspective on what makes or doesn’t…

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