Episode 56: 5 Words That Improve Any Sermon

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Dr. Owen Strachan joins me for a recurring guest host episode where he interviews me on preaching. Today’s discussion will be focused five words that improve any sermon. Dr. Strachan is the Director of the Center for Public Theology at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he also serves as Associate Professor of Christian Theology.

Guest(s): Owen Strachan


Some of the topics discussed on today’s episode are:

  • Why intentional speech in the pulpit is essential
  • Why preachers should say “The Bible says” from the pulpit
  • Why preachers should be intentional about the word “Look” in the pulpit
  • Why the word “repentance” should be said often in the pulpit
  • Why preachers should move from using the third person plural to the second person singular in their sermons
  • Why Jesus’ name should be said often in the pulpit
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