The character of our praying will determine the character of our preaching. Light praying makes light preaching.
E. M. Bounds
A preacher reading about how to preach better can easily begin to feel like the farmer who finally refused to go to any more farm extension courses. His reason: "I don't need to learn any more. I already know how to farm better than I do now!"Reading about the great ideas and wonderful successes of other preachers can be intimidating — the pastor who prepares sermons months early, the one packing in a thousand people compared to my fifty-five, the preacher with the seemingly inexhaustible supply of fresh stories, the witty one, the creative one, or the scholarly one. There will always be someone who preaches better. Always.So why try? What good is my preaching compared to theirs?Warren Wiersbe rides to the rescue of all who are ready to shelve their Bibles. Besides three decades of parish ministry, Wiersbe draws from an extensive conference, broadcast, and writing ...1