Today I’m following (here and here) the live blogging of the conference on preaching at Mars Hill with Rob Bell, Pete Rollins, and Shane Hipps. In the midst of the comments I have heard is one potent question and I’d love to hear your response — we’d like to hear from both preachers and “listeners”:
What is the purpose of a sermon?
Other questions come to mind: What do you expect from a sermon as a listener? What do you expect as a preacher? How do you measure if the sermon is a good one?