I needed a hobby. A diversion. Something.
So I started writing on my blog more, among other things. Along with reading, writing is one of the most relaxing things I do.
My increased writing led to a blog site update, which led to even more writing.
Most weeks, I write a “Notes from Sunday” recap and “Saturday Shout-Outs.” I often write one or two other posts a week, as well.
Here are some of the top posts of 2012..
Things I’ve Learned Along the Way
10 Recommendations to Gospel Artists from a Loyal Fan and a Concerned Pastor
Every Pastor is a Translator
Preach the Word!
Taking the Text Seriously
If You Can Keep From Preaching Do It!
The Importance of Regular Church Attendance
Help, I’m an Associate Preacher!
Ten Reasons for Expository Preaching by E.K. Bailey
On Preaching Series
In the later half of the year, I started thinking a lot about my preaching. I desperately want to be a better preacher to the glory of God.
A subject becomes clearer to me as a speak or write on it. So I started writing homiletical posts.
I plan to write more on preaching in 2013. But here are the posts on preaching I have written so far.
On Writing Sermon Manuscripts
On Sermon Introductions
On Preaching Without Notes
On Choosing Sermon Titles
On Sermon Preparation
On Being a Guest Preacher
How did you develop your style of preaching?
Becoming a Better Expositor
How to Protect Your Voice for Preaching
Over the years, conversations with great people have challenged and encouraged me.
I have always thought it would be great to share these conversations. I have been able to do so through a series of interviews.
I look forward to continuing these interviews next year. (I would love to interview Dr. A. Louis Patterson, Jr. in 2013!)
Here are the interviews I have done so far…
Ralph Douglas West Interview: Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3
Melvin Von Wade Sr. Interview: Part 1, Part 2, & Part 3
Rudolph Waldo McKissick Interview: Part 1 & Part 2
Sheila Bailey Interview
Lloyd C. Blue Interview
A.B. Sutton Interview
David Olford Interview
George E. Hurtt Interview
Romell Williams Jr. Interview
Keelan Atkinson Interview
Some posts did not have big numbers of views initially, but maintained steady views over time. For instance, someone reads “What the Devil Stole” and “Generational Curses” virtually every day.
And the runner ups are…
Developing a Sermon Calendar
I”m Taking Back Everything that Devil Stole From Me!
On Generational Curses
On Church Hopping
No One Can Beat You Being You!
Indecent Exposure in the Pulpit
Why I Pray Before I Preach
What I Pray Before I Preach
How do you find style for study?
Don’t Believe What You See On Youtube!
Thanks for reading my blog. Thanks for your comments. Special thanks to those who wrote guests posts for me. And thanks for sharing my posts with your readers and followers.
Have you found any of these posts helpful? Are there posts not mentioned here that you found helpful? Join the conversation in the comments section.