7 Reasons We Preachers and Teachers Need to Practice Reading the Word of God Aloud

In my preaching class as a student, the professor required us to stand before the class and read a Scripture passage. He critiqued each of us for our reading. At the time, I thought the exercise was an unnecessary, if not demeaning, one. Now many years later, I’m convinced the professor took us in the right direction. Here’s why we need to practice reading the text aloud before we teach it publicly.

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07/20/19 Troublemakers

READING:  Job 1-3, Acts 17 The crowd of upset Jews stood ready to stand against Paul, Silas, and Jason, who they assumed was harboring…

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07/19/19 The Power of Ego

READING: Esther 5-10, Acts 16:11-40 Pride is a frightening thing, indeed. It convinces us that we’re right, and it then convinces us to tell everyone…

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A WORD TO MISSIONARIES: CONNECT WITH LOCAL CHURCHES

Earlier this week, I wrote a post challenging pastors to get to know missionaries. That day, a cross-cultural worker from another part of the world encouraged me to write something similar to him and his colleagues; that is, he challenged me to speak to missionaries, too. Here are my thoughts to my friends around the world.

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