How to listen to a sermon: part 2 "Expository Listening".

Yesterday I'd posted a piece called How to listen to a sermon: part 1 "The mechanics of listening". It examined the surface elements of how to listen and looked at what distracts us from listening well. Listening is a skill that needs to be practiced and honed, actively. The ultimate goal of a good listening …

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How to listen to a sermon: part 1 "The mechanics of listening"

Part 2 here: "Expository Listening"As I'm sure you do, I like to listen to sermons. I listen at my laptop, while I am doing dishes or cooking, and in church. The former means I have no visuals to accompany the listening, and the latter does.The catch is finding a good preacher who treats the scripture …

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Preaching hollow words: when pastors plagiarize

Today, the deacons revealed to our congregation that our pastor was asked to resign for plagiarism.I'm heartbroken.But I am also joyful.This is a story of the faithfulness of Jesus and His concern over His church, the ministry of the Holy Spirit in how He operates in giving gifts and working among the people. It is …

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