preaching and ministry training

Facing trials of various kinds

Paraklesis [‘encouragement’, ‘exhortation’, for life and ministry] January 2023 Peter Adam peteradam.org Dear friends, We all face ‘trials of various kinds’, and different trials at different times in our lives. These include personal trials, trials…

Multi-faceted ministry leadership

Paraklesis [‘encouragement’, ‘exhortation’, for life and ministry] November 2022 Peter Adam Dear friends, I love multifaceted human existence: the wonderful combination of physical awareness, visual awareness, aural awareness, relational awareness, memory, possible futures, morality, values…

Are you fully converted?

Paraklesis [‘encouragement’, ‘exhortation’, for life and ministry] October 2022 Peter Adam Dear friends, ‘Are you fully converted?’ ‘Are your leaders fully converted?’ ‘Is your church fully converted?’ I want to prompt you in lateral thinking…

From text to sermon

From text to Bible talk/sermon 25 Steps Peter Adam Time Don’t be surprised if a sermon takes you a long time to prepare. Most of us take 8-10 hours. If you are starting to preach…

Trusting God when we preach

Trusting God in life, ministry, and preaching Peter Adam One of the meanings of the NT word we often translate as ‘believe,’ is ‘trust’. I like using the word ‘trust’ because it implies acting on…

Training preachers

A local church training program for potential preachers Peter Adam November 2020 What is preaching? ‘The ministry of the word to the gathered congregation in expository Biblical Preaching that is passionate and applied.’ It is…

Preaching to help those who hear

Peter Adam I spend half my preparation time working on the Bible passage, finding out what it is trying to achieve, how it tries to achieve that purpose, the ingredients, meaning, emotions, motivations, key words,,…

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