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Day: December 26, 2012

Pentecost and the Spirit in Acts

  In today’s Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Craig Keener discusses Pentecost, the Spirit, and the beginning of the book of Acts. See our growing playlist of Seven Minute Seminary on our YouTube channel. You can purchase the

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2nd Day of Christmas: John Chrysostom

December 26: St. John Chrysostom, from “Christmas Day Sermon, Antioch, 386 A.D.” I behold a new and wondrous mystery! My ears resound to the Shepherd’s song, piping no soft melody, but chanting full forth a

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Top 5 PowerPoint Mistakes (and the Fix!)

Confession: My biggest pet peeve is a BAD PowerPoint presentation.

Have you ever sat through a church service or board meeting and watched a PowerPoint presentation but by the end of it, you had no idea what it was about? Between crazy sound effects, cheesy transitions, and hard-to-read-text the content can be totally lost. Mistakes are common, but now you have no excuse! So whether you use PowerPoint for worship or for added emphasis during a sermon or in a meeting, it’s time for an upgrade. I’m going to share a few tricks so you can create a more professional and dynamic presentation. 


Mistake #1: Too much content on one slide

THE FIX: Limit one point to each slide. Try to use as few as six words on each slide to sum up each point. A few powerful slides are much more effective than a ton of slides with too much information. 


Mistake #2: […]

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TEXT John 1:1-14 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him

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