Isaac Harris, younger brother of Do Hard Things authors Alex and Brett Harris, is liveblogging at the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival over at The Rebulation. As Isaac is posting through the sessions he is reporting on the great tips being given by speakers such as “Fireproof” and “Facing The Giants” producer Stephen Kendrick. Be sure to check it out.
Colin Adams, at Unashamed Workman, gives a great list of things you can pray for your pastor’s preaching this year:
- For _________ to love God’s Word and have a desire to meditate on it continually (Psalm 119: 97)
- For _________ to preach nothing but Christ and Him crucified (1 Cor 2:2)
- For _________to proclaim God’s Word with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power (1 Cor 2:4-5)
- For _________ to comprehend the realities of God’s presence; the appearing and judgement of Christ Jesus, and in that light ‘preach the Word.’ (2 Tim 4:1-1)
- For _________ to patiently and carefully correct, rebuke and encourage via the instrument of the Word of God, whatever the hostile climate to sound doctrine (2 Tim 4:2-3)
- For _________ to boldly proclaim the gospel (Eph 6:19-20)
- For _________ to be filled with the Holy Spirit (Eph 5:18)
- For _________ to be clear in his proclamation (Col. 4:3-4).
- For _________ to prepare God’s people for works of service through the teaching of the Scriptures (Eph 4:11ff)
- For_________ to see some fruit for their preaching and teaching: some becoming wise unto salvation by the Scriptures (2 Tim 3:15), others being sanctified by the truth (John 17:17)