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5 Pro Tips on How to Get Amazing Sermon Feedback

One of the worst feelings any preacher has is finishing up a message and having no idea how it really went. I mean you have your own subjective opinion, but we all know ourselves well enough to realize that sometimes we thought our message was awesome when it really wasn’t, and sometimes we thought it…

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7 Reasons Your Sermons Are Boring

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 tries to persuade someone of an idea has discovered that sinking sense that you’re sermon just isn’t as riveting as it could be. Or that you’re dull. Even when you’re preaching the…

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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Preach Other People’s Sermons

These are interesting times for communicators and preachers. Never have we had access to so many other people’s messages. And never have we felt more pressure in delivering our own. Almost monthly I hear of pastors (most of whom will never make the headlines) who are losing their job because of plagiarism—using someone else’s content…

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CNLP 184: Brian Houston on How to Attract the Top Leaders, Battling back From Burnout and The Personal Habits and Rhythms that Help Him Thrive

In a candid, personal and powerful conversation, Brian Houston talks about how Hillsong attracts and keeps great leaders, how he stays healthy as a leader, how he battled back from burnout a few years ago, and even shares his message prep process with us. Welcome to Episode 184 of the podcast. Listen and access the show…

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