Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Top Fifteen Signs Your Sermon Isn’t Going Well

I found this hillarious and thought I would share it with everyone. Here are the Top 15 Signs that your sermon isn't going well.

15. Your associate pastor is warmign up in the bullpen.

14. The praise band begins playing you off the stage.

13. You are using PowerPoint.

11. The congregation is fulling in the blanks of your outline before you get there.

10. You think the yrics to a bluegrass song are really connecting with your audience.

9. When you pause for dramtic effect, several people giggle.

8. Your cell phone starts ringing, and you answer it.

7. The person signing for th edeaf just pulled on mittens.

6. When the children are dismissed to junior church, most of their parents go, too.

5. Your sermon took shape over a glass of wine and volume three of Left Behind.

4. Your interpreter just rolled his eyes and put your last statement in quotation marks.

3. Desperate mothers are pinching their babies.

2. The ushers are handing out refunds.

1. You began your sermon with "Top 10 signs your sermon isn't going well."

h/t: Mike Wittmer

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