7 reasons movie illustrations are lame

Preaching illustrations should be clear, free from baggage, and tangible to the most number of people possible.  Pastor Jesse Johnson reminds us that the latest flick won't quite do that for people.

Let me add one to the list - we want to avoid distracting the mind's eye from the glories of the biblical text.  Optimally, illustrations support preaching points and move on, but movie illustrations encourage the mind to rerun the film for the next several minutes.

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