Until We Get It Right

I really like puzzles. I’ve always like puzzles. As a young person, I greatly enjoyed going to a particular store where I could browse a wide range of magic tricks. I would buy a magic trick and practice and practice and practice until I could perform that trick flawlessly.

Even now, at the age of 78, I still greatly enjoy working Sudoku puzzles. Some doctors tell us that working puzzles will help keep our minds sharp in old age. I just enjoy working them. And, it’s interesting that I have learned a host of strategies that help me solve the puzzles much faster than I did when I first started working them. Practice, practice, practice—until we get it right. That seems to hold the key.

Practice helps perfect our development and delivery of sermons, as well. That’s one of the reasons why I have laid out my “Sermon-Coach Method of Sermon Development.” That method contains a number of strategies I have learned that can help perfect the sermon-development process.

In Podcast No. 204, I once again take the time to illustrate how to apply this “Sermon-Coach Method of Sermon Development.” I do this because I believe that practice makes perfect. Helping pastors see the process in action will help them begin to apply it effectively in their own ministries.

If you would like to listen to my comments on this subject, I invite you to click the link on this page to go to my Sermon-Coach.com website. Once there, you will be able to listen to this Podcast.

I hope you will find my comments helpful. I want to spend these last years of my life helping pastors—pastors just like you—to become as effective as possible in sharing God’s truth for the benefit of the members of your congregations.

For quite a few weeks now, I’ve shared with you about my new book entitled The Sermon Sucking Black Hole—Why You Can’t Remember on Monday What Your Minister Preached on Sunday. This book is scheduled for release in early May. In the meantime, you may pre-order the book at Amazon.com by clicking here.

This book gives information about how to make your sermons memorable. And, it also gives some solid tips to the people sitting in the congregation to help them remember what you’ve said.


Please click here to visit David Mains’ Sermon-Coach.com website.

You will also find a variety of resources for pastors and congregations at the Mainstay Ministries website. Please click here.




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