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CFTROU 0052: Live Preaching Depends on Collaboration

Today we continue our conversation about live preaching with Pastor Bernie Cueto, Teaching Pastor at Family Church Gardens and Campus Pastor at Palm Beach Atlantic University. In our last episode we talked about the “why” of live preaching and in this episode, we cover how we collaborate across eleven churches and in three languages. The process begins with a preaching retreat where we plan 18 months in advance. It is fleshed out in weekly preaching meetings and supported by quarterly preaching reviews. The process at Family Church has grown and changed over time. We encourage pastors who want to develop a team teaching environment to start where they are, use what they have and do what they can.

Key Points:

  • How a yearly preaching retreat helps us establish our preaching rhythm.
  • Planning the preaching calendar for 18 months in advance.
  • Creating a preaching rhythm for your church.
  • Weekly preaching meetings to fill out the preaching calendar.
  • Understanding how the Holy Spirit guides the preaching calendar.
  • Finding the flexibility to adjust the preaching schedule with big life events.
  • Helping preaching pastors improve through quarterly preaching reviews.
  • Developing a teachable culture through preaching reviews.

Our weekly preaching meetings allow our team to collaborate on the actual points that we will make each Sunday. Click To TweetIn team preaching – like in everything else – pastors should start where you are, use what you have and do what you can. Click To TweetThere is so much horsepower in the collaborative model. It deeply enriches the preaching event. Click To Tweet

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Family Church Preaching Calendar

Bernie Cueto

Sharper! Conference

Jimmy on Twitter

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