Preach a Sermon, Not a Self-Help Talk


If we leave off the gospel in our sermons and only preach moral imperatives, then we reduce our message to moralism. Our sermons will become self-help talks that leave out the motivation, the means, and the model for Christian living: Christ himself.

— Erik Raymond

Erik Raymond

Erik Raymond is the senior pastor at Redeemer Fellowship Church in Metro Boston. He and his wife Christie have six children. He blogs at Ordinary Pastor. You can find him on Twitter at @erikraymond.

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