Friday, December 02, 2005

Felt Needs - Pro or Anti Gospel?

Treasures Found While Surfing Today
Felt Needs Explanation Why do we preach to people? what is the most important element in preaching? When we try to share the gospel, what are we aiming for? I am %100 in support of exegeting the text, crafting a sermon that is true to the text, and communicating the gospel in an unashamed way... But we need to speak to hearts, and the needs they feel. If we don't take the audience into account when we preach, how can we expect them to understand us? This guy has a pretty good rationale here. I like his style. Let's see how it works in ministry.
Felt Needs Matrix