Bad Reasons Preachers Go Long In Their Sermons

Episode #299
August 19, 2022
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Sometimes the sermon goes too long. What is the cause? Josh and Sam discuss five reasons why preachers have trouble landing the plane. 

  1. Underestimating the time to read the text
  2. Announcements
  3. Not planning transitions and conclusions
  4. Winging your stories
  5. Unnecessary details

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