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How to Prepare a Sermon (12 Sessions)
How to Prepare a Sermon (12 Sessions)


 
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HOW TO PREPARE A SERMON WITH LOGOS - PRACTICAL, TIME SAVING, AND ESSENTIAL!
FULLY REVISED FOR LOGOS 7.
12 Sessions

NOTE: Although this series has started, you can join us at any time. You will receive immediate access to the previous videos that have been released as well as join us for the remaining live sessions.

Time:
20+ hours of personal, hands-on training

  • 150+ PAGE SYLLABUS: A Syllabus/Training document is provided that can be integrated in Logos as a personal book
  • PASSAGE STUDY RESEARCH EXAMPLE: To guide your own studies an example of research will be included at the end of each session.
  • HANDS-ON: We'll examine various passages from the OT and NT for hands-on Bible study practice
  • DISCIPLESHIP: There are voluntary assignments that will personalize your training experience and ensure you can apply the training practically.
  • 3 FOLD APPROACH: Each lesson will be broken into 3 sections: (1) Beginner, (2) Intermediate, (3) Advanced
  • Receive a priority email address to John for asking questions throughout the training.

WHO CAN BENEFIT FROM THIS TRAINING?
  • Lay Leaders, New to Serious Bible Students
  • Preachers, Teachers, Small Group Leaders
  • Anyone who wants to get more out of Bible study with Logos Bible Software

FAQ:
  • Software: Logos 7 or higher (Logos Now subscription optional, we will cover some of these features)
  • Resources: Recommend Bronze or higher (other editions are welcomed, we'll recommend substitute resources when applicable)
  • Skill Level: This training is for new users to experienced users of Logos Bible Software
  • Save Time: Regardless of your background and training, this online workshop series will help you go deeper into God's Word, make better use of your Logos Bible Software, and save you time and make Bible study tasks easier.
  • What if I miss the live training? No problem. We record and edit the webinar and make it available download within 7 days.

SCHEDULE
  • If you are unable to attend the live session, you will be emailed the download links within one week
  • All Sessions will be on Saturday, 9 AM - 10:30 (Eastern Time Zone)
  • The session are monthly to allow time for homework and questions for the voluntary assignments.
Session 1 - January 27
Session 2 - February 24
Session 3 - March 31
Session 4 - April 28
Session 5 - May 26
Session 6 - June 30
Session 7 - July 28
Session 8 - August 25
Session 9 - September 29
Session 10 - October 27
Session 11 - November 17
Session 12 - December 22

GENERAL TRAINING DETAILS:
Expository and Topical Sermons Training


SESSION 1 - Prayer/Outlining with Q&A
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Leverage Logos for the Spirit's Illuminating Work in You and your Audience
    • Discover the Biblical Outline in Minutes, not Hours or Days
    • Identify the Point of the Passage in your first hour of study, not at the end of the Sermon Process
    • Identify and leverage key resources related to prayer
    • Avoid the key pitfalls in praying weekly for the sermon process
    • Create a custom layout
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A

SESSION 2 - Word Studies
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Identify the key words to look up
    • Learn how to integrate your word studies into your sermon to engage and grow your audience
    • Discover illustrations to make the word studies come alive for the audience
    • Identify and leverage key resources related to Word Studies
    • Avoid the key pitfalls in word studies
    • Create a custom layout
    • Learn special search strategies
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A
SESSION 3 - Grammar Studies
  • Overview:
    • Go deeper with your word studies
    • Understanding how to use morphology and grammar resources to interpret more precisely
    • Create a custom layout
    • Learn special search strategies
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A
SESSION 4 - Cross Referencing & Note Strategies
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Learn How to Use the Whole Counsel of the Word
    • Discover, Select, and Place the Best Possible Cross References in your Sermon
    • Identify and leverage key resources related to cross referencing
    • Avoid the key pitfalls in cross referencing and taking notes
    • Strategies for Note taking "in and out" of the Logos program.
    • Personal Book and Sermon Editor will be discussed
    • Create a custom layout
    • Learn special search strategies
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A
SESSION 5 - Historical Background
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Learn to Identify the significant Historical References related to your passage
    • Learn to identify the key historical theme of any passage
    • Identify and leverage key resources related to historical background
    • Avoid the key pitfalls in the historical background research for your audience
    • Create a custom layout
    • Learn special search strategies
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A

SESSION 6 - Theological Background
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Learn to Identify the significant Theological References related to your passage
    • Learn to identify the key theological theme of any passage
    • Identify and leverage key resources related to theological background
    • Avoid the key pitfalls in the theological background research for your audience
    • Create a custom layout
    • Learn special search strategies
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A
SESSION 7 - Cross Checking with Commentaries
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Organize and identify key commentaries for studying a passage with Logos
    • Identify and leverage key resources related to your commentary research
    • Avoid the key pitfalls in commentary use
    • Create a custom layout
    • Learn special search strategies
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A

SESSION 8 - Illustrations/Applications
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Identify visually and emotionally powerful Illustrations and applications with Logos
    • Learn about story placement for effectively communicating God's Word
    • Identify and leverage key resources related to illustrations/applications
    • Avoid the key pitfalls in selecting and presenting illustrations and applications
    • Create a custom layout
    • Learn special search strategies
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A
SESSION 9 - Putting the Sermon Together
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Getting the Proposition/Thesis Statement/Big Idea Right
    • Moving from research to presentation
    • Finalizing the Outline: Checking the outline and alliterating the outline
    • Avoid the key pitfalls in sermon presentation
    • Learn presentation structures for properly opening and closing a sermon
    • Create a custom layout
    • Learn special search strategies
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A

SESSION 10 - Topical Sermon: Identifying the Topic and Subtopic
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Learn how to determine the key topic of any passage
    • Learn how to identify the related subtopics to your key topic
    • Learn how to organize the information for a sermon
    • Learn to avoid the key pitfalls of the topical sermon
    • Learn to integrate the key theological point in a topical sermon
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A
SESSION 11 - Genre: Working with OT Narrative, OT Prayer, OT Wisdom, OT Prophetic,
NT Narrative, NT Epistle, and NT Prophetic Passages
  • Overview:
      • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
      • Understand Genre and the role it plays for studying and interpreting
      • Learn how to preach these passages in light of OT and NT truths
      • Learn to shape your sermon to reflect the genre of the passage
      • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
      • Q&A

SESSION 12 - Dealing with Difficult Passages / Sermon Planning / Rhetorical Devices for Teaching and Preaching
  • Overview:
    • Learn Key features in Logos Bible Software to complete this step in the sermon process
    • Steps and strategies to resolve difficult passages
    • Sermon Planning Strategies
    • Present your sermon better with Rhetorical/Speaking
    • Logos Resources will be recommended for this step
    • Q&A

Your Trainer: John Fallahee, MBA, MDiv.
Adjunct Faculty: Master's Seminary, Knox Seminary, TN Temple University, Expositor's Seminary, Completing my PhD in Preaching at SBTS
20+ Years of Logos Experience
Biography

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Clear teaching and great product April 12, 2018
Reviewer: Robert Gore from Gainesville, VA United States  
LearnLogos always has great teaching at great prices. John makes using Logos simple and with his purchased training you can self pace to get the best bang for your buck. If you can make the training session, then you can be taught for free. What a great gift LearnLogos.com and John are!

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
How to Prepare a Sermon (12 Sessions) March 10, 2018
Reviewer: Pastor Tommy Brown from Boynton Beach, FL United States  
John this is very helpful. This really make my preparation of my Sermons so much easier excellent material.

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