How To Get an Amen

I guess one has to be a preacher in order to appreciate the humor…and I do appreciate his humor!

The Unappreciated Pastor

Pastors, let’s face it, we all need amens. They keep us going. They light a fire under us. They remind us that we are doing what we have been called to do. Sadly, the amens often dry up. When an amen drought comes it can affect us deeply. During these days we need to prime the pump. We need to get an amen out of our people. Here are ten proven ways you can get an amen out of your people

  1. Ask for one.During your sermon simply ask “Can I get an Amen?” Oftentimes the amen will come immediately. However, some churches are very discerning about what they amen. Such churches will usually table the request. The request will be put on the agenda as an item to be considered at the next regularly scheduled business meeting. If all goes well, within the next month you will get your amen.
  2. Speak…

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  1. Ha! Very funny. Don’t be stingy with the amens! Sometimes I go from the silence of church to softball where my job is to simply make a lot of noise and cheer everyone on. I often think we’ve got this all backwards.

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