Michael Lukaszewski » preaching rocket

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I loved seminary.  Both Southeastern and Liberty.There is no better way to learn the Bible than Seminary. And though I have a Masters of Divinity, there were a few things I didn't learn about preaching during these educational years. Maybe I just wasn't paying attention in class (after all, I was l ...
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I've been involved with The Rocket Company for more than two years.  I started by writing giving talk scripts and creating resources.  I moved into a content role, then more of an operator.  Today, I'm the Chief Operating Officer and it's my job to lead our team of 10 people to serve churches.For ...
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Not long ago, I came across a bin in the attic full of cassette and video tapes.   There were hi-8 video tapes of youth camps I led, mini-DV tapes of my kids, and cassette tapes of early sermons I preached.   I was a 19-year old youth pastor and was given the opportunity to preach in "big church." ...
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Andy Stanley
NorthPoint just started a new series called You'll Be Glad You Did.  The kickoff message on February 24, 2013 was actually recorded by Andy Stanley on the previous Friday evening.  It was the opening talk of a transit weekend retreat.  Andy taught the message to a room full of middle school stud ...
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Last week, I heard one of the best conference talks I've ever heard.  I'm not joking or trying to hype something, either.It was from Andy Stanley at the Preach Better Sermons event in Atlanta.  Andy talks about preaching with unchurched people in the room.  He talked about how he prepares and del ...
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Here's a short list of some of the stuff I favorited on Twitter, starred in Google reader or clipped into Evernote:In his day, Billy Graham spent millions promoting himself and his crusades, all so people could come HEAR HIM TALK ABOUT GOD. - Donald Miller in Some Thoughts on Self PromotionJenni Cat ...
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I'm honored to play a very small part in launching two things today.  Super proud of both and wanted to let you know.First, this new resource from Giving Rocket is something that church leaders have needed for a long time.  It's a short, mailable booklet that THANKS givers for their donation.  It ...
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Have you heard about Preach Better Sermons, a FREE online event with Andy Stanley, Dr. Charles Stanley, Louie Giglio, Perry Noble, Jud Wilhite, Vanable Moody and Jeff Foxworthy.  It's happening on March 15 from 1-4 EST.  All of these communicators will be sharing practical information on preparati ...
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For the past six months, Casey and I have been working behind the scenes on something that I believe can revolutionize your church. The idea: Preaching Rocket - intentional, focused coaching to help preachers develop their skills in communicating the Gospel.Since preaching is one of the most visibl ...
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Here's a great sermon illustration that you could use in your preaching.  After you read, would you leave a comment and share your feedback.  Is this helpful for you?  Do you think you would use it?  Would you save it for later?Title: How a failed video game led to the most successful game f ...
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