J—Just be you.
O—Only preach as long as people want to listen to you
E—Every point should make the same point
L—Listen to what your body is saying
O—Operate a Manuel Transmission (change gears)
S—Say less, prove more
T—Teach me, move me, show me
E—Engage 4 archetypes: (1) Mechanic, (2) Smart Skeptic, (3) Disciple, (4) Dude there to pick up chicks (hit him with a hammer).
E—Everything is not “awesome” – only God is “Awesome”
N—Nurture your brain and heart
Justin Anderson is the Pastor of Redemption Church in San Francisco, California (redemptionsf.com)
*This acronym does not endorse by any means the ministry or theology of Joel Osteen. It just happens to be a good acronym for remembering these 9 points to improving your preaching craft.