Teresa Fry Brown and Charles Adams Preaching Dos and Don’ts
This is the final post in the series discussing notes on Dr. Charles Adams’ class entitled “Preaching, Black and White.” Specifically the lecture entitled “do’s and don’ts.” Teresa Fry Brown wrote up notes from that lecture on page 164 and 165 of her book Weary Throats and New Songs. We have had nine articles in the series:
- Avoiding a Dull Sermon – How to avoid being dull in preaching effectively.
- Don’t Apologize for the Message – When God gives you a message, don’t be afraid of it, stand up and preach it if you are to be an effective preacher.
- Preachers must Protect the Voice – If you are to be an effective preacher you must not abuse your voice.
- Your Voice is an Instrument – Preach like It – Don’t preach in a monotonous way, use changes in dynamics, tone, and rhythm.
- Preach with the People – Don’t preach above or below the people, but to them.
- Stealing Another Person’s Sermon – What It Says About You? – What are the results when we steal other people’s sermons.
- On the Reuse of Sermons – How to Re-use a sermon.
- Should You Imitate Other Preachers? – What happens when you imitate other preachers?
- How Long to Preach? – How Long should your sermon be?
These tips can help any preacher become a much more effective one. You can read any of the above articles simply by clicking the article titles.