1. Encouragement: Encouraging the audience even if the text you are dealing with is "in your face". 2. Calling for action: Asking people to do something specific with the word they have just heard.
3. Vision: Reinforcing the vision of our Church whenever fitting within a sermon.
4. Using Sidebars wisely: Addressing sidebars presented in the text that are needed, minimally mentioning ones that are not as relevant.
5. Being Specific: Using very specific, applicable examples.