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Preachers' idols


Derek Tidball’s recent book lists 12 potential idols that all preachers should beware and search themselves for. Which do you think are the greatest danger for us in our context?
 Idols of the self
  • The idol of the pulpit
  • The idol of authority
  • The idol of popularity
Idols of the age
  • The idol of success
  • The idol of entertainment
  • The idol of novelty
  • The idol of secularization
Idols of the task
  • The idol of oratory
  • The idol of immediacy
Idols of ministry
  • The idol of professionalism
  • The idol of busyness
  • The idol of familiarity


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