#030: How I Prepare to Preach

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  • Welcome to episode #030 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you preach faithfully, clearly, and better.

    In this episode of the podcast, we will discuss 11 ways I prepare to preach.


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    11 ways I prepare to preach……

    1. Pray
    2. Read and reread the text
    3. Do observations
    4. Read translations
    5. Perform word studies
    6. Do cross references
    7. Study context and background
    8. Review commentaries
    9. Develop a sermon skeleton
    10. Write a sermon manuscript
    11. Prepare sermon notes


    How do you prepare to preach? What helpful tips would you provide to other pastors preparing to preach? 



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    H.B. Charles Jr.

    Pastor-Teacher at the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church of Jacksonville and Orange Park, Florida.