What if your sermon was like a TED talk?
Interesting question posed over at Churchm.ag: As my wife and I dug into several TED videos, it hit me: “Why aren’t sermons like this?” I think it has more to do with the format than anything else, so I took a look at TED’s rules for speakers and here’s some food for thought:
- No talk can exceed 18 minutes in length.
- Speakers must tell a story or argue for an idea. They may not use the TED stage to sell products, promote themselves or businesses. Every talk’s content must be original and give credit where appropriate. Speakers cannot plagiarize or impersonate other persons, living or dead.
- Speakers must be able to confirm the claims presented in every talk…