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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 -...

Seasons –Preaching Tip for 8 September 2019

As a preacher, you can use the changing of the seasons to talk about change, discipleship and time’s cycle. A great book for children for this season is “The Fall of Freddie the Leaf” by Leo Buscaglia.   To access this post, you must purchase Standard Membership or...

Sing! Preaching Tip for 1 September 2019

Music is a kind of metaphor that can’t be described in words. But music is powerful. Try bringing music into your sermon, into your holy communion liturgy, into your worship in new and exciting ways. To access this post, you must purchase Standard Membership or...