Sermon preparation really is an art form. I tell young pastors/leaders that preaching and sermon prep is less like painting and more like sculpting. Each week, I accumulate lots of content from various sources and then begin to cut out much of it. I generally preach 50 minute sermons so this means much of what I've read and studied (quotes, references, illustrations, historical and doctrinal content) simply cannot fit in the time needed to effectively communicate a passage's general and specific truth. Thus, I've created this blog to feature whatever didn't "make the cut"! Enjoy!
Cutting Room blog posts will be posted generally on Mondays/Tuesdays the week after a sermon is preached.