A Mere Preaching Whore

I ran across a new preaching term while reading Perry Noble’s blog.

While ranting about the temptation to preach what the people WANT to hear rather than what God has called you to preach (just one rant among many in his absolutely awesome blog post), Noble used the term, “A mere preaching whore.” 

That’s a term I had not heard before. . . but boy does it communicate!

Noble defines a mere preaching whore as “one who is paid for a service [preaching] for the pleasure of another person”.

WOW!

That’s something every preacher and church member should contemplate.

How often does the church pay a preacher (or any other staff member) to perform a service for the mere pleasure of the church? 

When a church is more focused on itself than on others that church has ceased being a church and become something else (IMHO).

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One response to “A Mere Preaching Whore

  1. You got it. You sell it……

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