At Gospel Relevance David Qaoud gathers some prayer points that he uses as he prepares and preaches.

I hadn’t heard this sentiment expressed as plainly before and it struck a chord with me.

That I will forget myself and be myself.
I don’t want to come across as insecure or looking for approval in the pulpit. How embarrassing and shameful. I also don’t want to act like someone I’m not. I want to feel free in the pulpit and preach like myself.

While the speech delivery of preaching is different from conversation I’d like to think it was plain that people would be able to recognise me as the same person in any context.

Read the whole post here.

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