one of the most popular posts of 2007 was called “Sunday’s Coming”. It has to do with Easter.
Tony Campolo tells the story of a little preaching competition that he had with his pastor during services at the church where he attends. Campolo tells how he thought he had preached the perfect sermon – taking the congregation to the heights of glory and touched every soul in the building. And as he sat down beside his pastor, Dr. Campolo patted him on the knee and simply said, “Top that.” The older black pastor looked at him and said, “Boy, watch the master.”
It was a simple sermon, starting softly, building in volume and intensity until the entire congregation was completely involved, repeating the phrases in unison. What was amazing is that it was all “improvisation” or “Spirit moved”. Check it out here: