The Super Bowl might not be interesting for everyone, that’s what the commercials are for. Each year PreachingToday.com takes a look at some of the most interesting ads and shows how you can use them in your sermons. Here are two examples from this year list that can move from water cooler conversation into your sermon as an illustration. For the rest of the illustrations you can check out "News That Illustrates-Super Bowl Ad Edition."
In a BMW commercial during the recent big game, Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric are seen (hilariously) arguing about the new-fangled “internet” in a 1994 clip from the Today Show. Think about it: 21 years ago, we didn’t know what the Internet was. “Google” was just a number that mathematicians joked about, phone books were relevant at times when you hadn’t lost power, and to find out if a restaurant was good, you ate there or talked to somebody who had. You “wall”? Probably ...1