Peter Adam writes about the ongoing process of growth that being a preacher requires: Being a preacher requires ever-increasing Biblical intelligence, emotional intelligence, theological intelligence, and pastoral intelligence. Of course, by intelligence i mean alert and perceptive wisdom. I don’t mean cleverness but depth of understanding and wisdom. +++ We need to be Biblically, emotionally, …

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Peter Adam continues a series of articles, this time identifying preaching as being the natural place where the Bible is corporately opened and applied to God’s people. If God speaks to his people as a group, why attempt to individualise the focus of applications? It’s not so much that there’s something in the text for …

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Being a Christian is a corporate experience with individual implications, not an individual experience with corporate implications. Peter Adam is writing a brief series about preaching. Here he addresses what it means to understand the Bible (and preaching) is “mainly addressed to God’s people, not to individuals.” Individualism in preaching [that is, merely addressing individuals] …

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Peter Adam provides succinct and helpful advice about preparing to lead congregational prayers of intercession. (asking for things / or about situations) Pray Global Prayers, Not Just for The Congregation’s Needs While it is good to pray for local needs, make sure that you pray big prayers as well. Let your prayers be as global …

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