The single most important strategy for empowering your listeners to become Doers of the Word is — after you’ve given a clear and accurate presentation of the text — to summarize your message in a single statement that your listeners can take with them. It doesn’t have to be clever. But it does need to be clear and memorable and applicable. In other words, something your listeners can understand, remember, and do.
Steve calls this summary statement the Ten Second Take Away.
The goal of this section is to help you master the art of creating such a take-away in every sermon you preach.