preaching tip # 5

By February 15, 2011Preaching

Know what you’re not saying.

“A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying.” – G. K. Chesterton

One of the hardest disciplines in preaching is knowing what to eliminate from your outline.  Too many times we have two or three really good sermons packed into one sermon.  Slice and dice until you have the essential message.