H.B. Charles Jr. Expository Preaching


#056: How Long Should My Sermon Be? [PODCAST]

July 6, 2018
By H.B. Charles Jr.
Welcome to The On Preaching Podcast, the podcast dedicated to helping you to preach faithfully, clearly, and better.  In this episode, I want to offer several answers to the question of how long your sermons should be. Congregations' views on sermon length have changed. Should yours? There was a time when, if I was asked how long my congregation's worship services lasted, I answered, "Until they are over." If asked how long I preached, I answered, "Until I'm finished." Those were bad answers twenty years ago. They are even worse answers now. Time is your members' most important commodity. It is...