A good story has a beginning, a middle, and an ending. Other elements elements such as connection, tension, and resolution also factor in.

Any great sermon or message is going to be first and foremost founded in the scriptures and God-honoring. But great sermons and messages share the same “anatomy” of great stories.

The following is an infographic that highlights how to “build” these different sections of your message. After you’ve prayed, meditated on God’s word, and have a burden for what you’re going to preach, this outline will help you build a great sermon.  Before reading, don’t forget to sign up for the FREE online conference on April 29th Preach Better Sermons.  I will be interviewing Derwin Gray, Senior Pastor of Transformation Church, as part of the event.



Few things help pastors and church leaders more than becoming a better preacher.  Click HERE or on the image to the left to sign up for the FREE April 29th online conference Preach Better Sermons.  You will learn from great leaders like Matt Chandler, Derwin Gray, Herbert Cooper, Jeff Henderson and Judah Smith how to improve as a preacher.  Don’t miss this!!!


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