Here is a 5-step process for creating a compelling sermon introduction. The goal is to have people wanting to hear your message--feeling a deep need for what you are planning to say because you will be answering a burning, practical question with a biblical solution (that is tied and tethered to the cross).
Those who preach regularly want to create this kind of sermon anticipation. I am finding that this problem/solution model is an effective method for helping folks "lean in."
For more on this topic, go to the longer post here.
For now, to keep it simple, just follow this 5-step sermon intro process:
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