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5 Reasons to Stop Making Your Sermon Notes Rhyme
Instead of playing linguistic games, we need to produce better content. In a format that matches the way people listen, talk and live.

5. Rhyming Feels Old and Stale

Old is not always bad. It can often provide us with much-needed stability.

But there's the kind of old that's just stale.

Rhyming and alliterating used to feel authoritative and prepared. Now it feels phony and stale.

Rhyming and alliterating used to feel authoritative and prepared. Now it feels phony and stale.

It may come back again some day. If so, I'll do it again.

Whatever gets the message across.

Real Life Doesn’t Rhyme

Instead of playing linguistic games, here’s an idea. Let’s produce better content.

Then let’s put it in a format that matches the way people really listen, talk and live. I'll write more about some format ideas, soon.

But for now, whatever format you use, speak genuinely. From God's Word and your heart. To people's real lives.

Real life doesn’t rhyme.

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January 18, 2016 at 11:17 AM

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