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How To Write A Compelling Introduction – Nick Cady

By October 2, 2021No Comments

The first few moments of your sermon might be more important than anything else that comes after them, because some of your hearers will decide if you are worth listening to or not, depending on how you begin your time. Nick Cady speaks with friend and colleague Mike Neglia about the importance of the opening moments of a sermon.

Nick Cady is the lead pastor ofWhite Fields Community Churchin Longmont, Colorado.

Prior to moving to Longmont in 2012, Nick spent 10 years as a missionary, pastor and church planter in Hungary working with Calvary Chapel. He holds a Bachelors degree in Theology from the University of Gloucestershire in England and recently completed his Masters degree in Integrative Theology from London School of Theology.

Nick can be heard on the radio every weekday from 2:30-3:00 PM Mountain Time all along Colorado’s Front Range onGraceFM: 89.7 from Cheyenne to Castle Rock, and 101.7 in Colorado Springs, as well as online

He also hosts theCalvary Livecall-in show on GraceFM every Friday from 4:00-5:00 PM MST, which is syndicated onHopeFMin Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland and onTruthFMin Tennessee and North Carolina.

Nick is on the steering committee of theExpositors Collective, a growing network of pastors, leaders, and laypeople which exists to equip, encourage, and mentor the next generation of Christ-centered preachers by hostingtraining seminars and providing resources, including a weeklypodcast.

He also serves withCalvary Global Networkas a Local Connector and the leader of the Training team, which is developing a program to assess, train, and deploy new church planters and missionaries.

You can keep up with Nick onTwitter at @nickcady, onInstagram at @cadynick, or by subscribing to theWhite Fields Church podcast.

Additional Resources

Matthew Dicks on Storytelling:

How to Tell Better Stories:

How to Craft a Welcoming Introduction:

Preaching Topical Sermons – Nick Cady :

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