There’s no way to manufacture a move of God. Yes, we follow God’s heart and the Spirit’s leading to plan, pray and prepare in faith that God will move though all we do, but only He can make the move.
At times, we may be tempted to “hype” things up to give the appearance that God is moving, (nothing wrong with passion and excitement) but how do we know it’s God? We see these 3 things:Read More
Now we’re bringing it home!
Once we have the first 3 parts of this, this part is much less strenuous and complicated. Of course, we’ll bring over the thoughts and ideas from the sermon series outline. We’ll plug in the scriptures and ideas into this, but we’ll also get much more detailed.Read More
Now we’re getting to the nitty gritty of this whole thing. In this step, you start to outline the individual teachings from the series. We’ve changed things up this year and are trying to stick to a 3 week (4 at times) sermon series. We’ve recognized that our culture doesn’t seem to hang on to series more than 3-4 weeks.Read More
Our second step to more powerful sermons and sermon series is a sermon series calendar.
I know what you’re thinking, “Duh!” And you’re right. It does seem like common sense, but it took me a while to get this down. As you can see, we have our series that we’ve sought God for and really believe God is leading us to do mapped out according to what we saw on the church calendar.Read More
The first step to more powerful sermons is the year church calendar. For I don’t know how long, I struggled with scheduling church events. No calendar system really seemed to be good at keeping everything we as a church needed it to do. I wanted something that anyone could add too, but anyone could see what everyone else was doing as well.Read More