Saturday, October 3, 2009

Jerry Bridges- Message Preparation and Delivery

Back in March of this year C.J. Mahaney interviewed Jerry Bridges. Here's a peak at one of the Q&A's. Read the rest here.

What single piece of counsel (or constructive criticism) has most improved your preaching?

Years ago I took the Dale Carnegie public speaking course. In it I learned three things that I try to practice: 1) Know your subject thoroughly. 2) Be convinced your audience needs to hear your message. 3) Have a strong passion to deliver the message. Though these principles were applied in the context of secular speeches, I found them very helpful for my message preparation and delivery.

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