Sermon hardball

Jul 27, 2020 by

A well-played baseball game can seem to fly by, while a lackluster contest tests the crowd’s patience. The same is true for sermons. “I have always known that a sermon’s impact does not increase with...

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Pandemic prompts preachers to craft shorter sermons

Jul 27, 2020 by and

In the switch to online worship during the coronavirus pandemic, congregations are trimming services down to as little as 30 to 40 minutes, with recorded videos, streamlined videoconference gatherings or...

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Pitching the perfect sermon

May 7, 2014 by

Pitching to the boys on my son’s coach-pitch baseball team in Houston is nerve wracking. There’s little in my week I concentrate more on or expect perfection at: I want them all to get a hit! And it...

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