One of the tricky parts about teaching the Bible or preaching is that to do it effectively you need to be able to CLEARLY communicate biblical CONTENT in a way that CONNECTS with the listener. There’s sort of this unspoken assumption that, if you’re a good Christian communicator, you’re good at pulling truth from scripture, studying, and generating content. The reality is that they’re two different skill sets.
The problem is that preaching isn’t preaching without biblical content.
- Motivational Speaking
- Stand Up Comedy
- Moralistic Therapeutic Deism
- Moralism (treating Bible stories like Aesop’s Fables, with a moral to the story)