Preachers sometimes say some strange things from the pulpit. Today, we discuss some of the things that get said that can cause problems for a preacher.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- One of the most common mistakes preachers often make is attributing a quote to someone who didn’t actually say it.
- If you’re going to use stats in a sermon, research and cite the original source.
- When using a church member as a sermon illustration, always get their permission first.
- Number one rule for guest preachers: honor your time slot. Don’t go over.
The six mistakes we discuss are:
- Quoting something someone did not say.
- Saying “statistics show”
- Using someone else’s illustration as your own
- Using a point in a sermon to fight verbally with a church member
- Mispronouncing words in the Bible
- Not honoring a church host’s request when you are a guest preacher
Resources mentioned in today’s podcast
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