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Everyday Parables: Jerry Seinfeld on Joke Writing

 —  October 13, 2013 — 6 Comments

seinfeldCan Jerry Seinfeld’s approach to joke writing teach us anything about how we should prepare for sermons and youth talks?

You be the judge.

Just a question, though…

how much time do you spend thinking about your exact words (and flow of words) before you teach?

Any takeaways?

Tony Myles

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Tony Myles is a youth ministry veteran, author, speaker, volunteer youth worker and lead pastor of Connection Church in Medina, Ohio... and he really likes smoothies.

6 responses to Everyday Parables: Jerry Seinfeld on Joke Writing

  1. In a world where a joke takes days to write, it makes sense that thinking and planning for how to share the truth of the gospel would / should take more. Thanks.

    I’ve added this article to the ‘Leadership and Youth Ministry’ Magazine. Chek it out: http://t.co/98BxUfHAEc

  2. I actually remember when he released this; looking at ideas for writing sermons!

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