#038: Keys to Effective Sermon Outlines [PODCAST]

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    Welcome to episode #38 of The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you to preach faithfully, clearly, and better.

    In this episode, I want to talk to you about basic keys to effective sermon outlines.

    Here are ten practical tips to help you be more effective in developing sermon outlines…

    1. Let the text shape the outline.
    2. Preach the text, not the outline.
    3. Support the main idea of the sermon.
    4. Practice unity in your outline.
    5. Keep it moving.
    6. The simpler the better.
    7. Maintain balance.
    8. Use sub-points carefully.
    9. Don’t overdue alliteration.
    10. Put application in the outline.


    What do you think are the keys to effective sermon outlines? 

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    H.B. Charles Jr.

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