Good young preachers have too much content

Had a conversation with Des the other day about the mistakes preachers make when they’re inexperienced.

There are some mistakes that all young preachers make. There are some mistakes that bad or ordinary young preachers make. This is one I think that is a special tendency of those who have the potential to be good. Let me use Des’ description:

I was looking through some of my old sermons the other day and noticed exactly the same propensity: large chunks of (at times pointlessly) detailed exegesis, followed by seven or eight totally unrelated (to each other) ‘to dos’, which were by turns either scolding or sentimental.

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