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27 WAYS TO INTRODUCE A SERMON

image Assertion (“Here’s what we’re going to talk about today)

Anecdote

Antiphonal scripture reading

Biographical summary

Catalog introductions (“A hammock under a shade tree, a tall glass of iced tea, and Mozart on the breeze. Ahh, that is contentment.”);

A challenge to the validity of the theme the preacher is about to propose

A drawing (charcoal, chalk) or quick painting done by someone in real time

Dramatic skit

Fable

Historical Event

Hymn or Song

Human Interest Account

Illustration

Interpretive dance

Joke

News Item

Neighbor nudge (quick discussion question)

Poem

Provocative Question

Problem

Pantomime

Quotation

Story

Striking Statement

Silence (for a purpose)

Testimony

Video Clip

Introductions

2 Comments to “27 WAYS TO INTRODUCE A SERMON”

  1. Thanks for the helpful list. I have lined to it at my blog: http://www.bibleexposition.net

  2. Thanks Charles! Glad it was helpful.

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