Tuesday, January 18, 2005

Thickburger sermons?

You can find some valuable thoughts this week at Preaching Now on the nutritional value of our sermons. Do we offer something spiritually nutritious, or do we give in to the temptation "to sweeten the ingredients of [our] sermons with stuff that sizzled like Hardees' Thickburger -- clever stories, humor, tales about things that interested me. . . . James Denny once said, 'No (preacher) can both convince a crowd that he is clever and that Jesus is mighty to save.'" Woh.


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