I attended a conference almost thirteen years ago where I learned the value and the method of a sermon handout. I still use a handout almost every time I preach, but lately I have some reservations:
- Some who might take more detailed notes only fill in the blanks on my outline.
- Many people have stopped bringing their Bibles to church.
- I get in a rut with how I create these sermon handouts.
This past year I have been experimenting with some new ways of using this valuable teaching tool. I would like to share some of the methods and principles along with some sample handouts that I have used recently.