Five Common Ways Pastors Overcome Sermon Blocks

Episode #489
November 30, 2018
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Podcast Episode #489

Sunday comes every week for a pastor. And that means a sermon needed nearly every week. Today, we discuss how to combat sermon block if and when that happens.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • The more you can plan ahead with sermon prep, the less likely you are to fight sermon block the week of the sermon.
  • Both church members and staff can be sources for sermon pointers.
  • Pastors, if you plagiarize your sermons, people will notice.
  • Being prepared (mentally and spiritually) and starting early are two main keys to beating sermon block.

The five methods we cover to combat sermon block are:

  1. Preach through books of the Bible
  2. Take sermon preparation retreats
  3. Brainstorm with staff and church members
  4. Listen to other preachers’ podcasts (BUT DON’T PLAGIARIZE!)
  5. Start early in the week

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

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