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Finding Metaphors –Preaching Tip for 20 October 2019

Try an exercise. Copy a piece of scripture or a scripture story onto a sheet. Then invite people to circle all of the metaphors they can find. Sometimes, the problem isn’t knowing how to exegete metaphors but identifying metaphors. Step one will at least help people...

False Metaphors –Preaching Tip for 6 October 2019

We all live according to the metaphors we buy into. This goes without saying. To discover your hidden metaphors that you live by may be harder than you think.  False metaphors can be powerful forces in our lives. Our current culture forces us to re-evaluate our...

Let Kids Help –Preaching Tip for 29 September 2019

When it comes to metaphor, kids can help. Not all metaphors have to be visual. Kids can make signs, motions and mimes that are fun and also teach scriptural lessons. Ask kids to create signs or motions to describe stories from scripture.  You will be pleasantly...

Wear Colors –Preaching Tip for 22 September 2019

If you want to BE a metaphor, try wearing costumes or colors or symbols or other kinds of tangible metaphors. By wearing metaphors, you can bring experience to life. To access this post, you must purchase Standard Membership or Standard Membership -...