By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jul 22, 2020
Do your sermons address the same themes over and over? You might have a few blind spots in your preaching.
By Sermoncentral on Oct 7, 2016
It is GOD’s Kingdom, not ours, that is expanding. We may work hard and dream big, but every single spiritual change we see in the lives of people is completely and entirely a work of God.
By Garrett Kell on Mar 11, 2017
Christians are uniquely equipped to thrive in tumultuous times, not because we are great, but because our God is.
By Lance Witt on Oct 10, 2016
Unity is not passive, it is active. And if we are going to experience it, we have to work for it.
By Sermoncentral on May 22, 2017
Ephesians 4:15 tells us to speak the truth in love, not to withhold the truth in love. Real love doesn’t quit or give up; it will offer help and point to Jesus Christ as the only true source of healing and forgiveness.
By Sermoncentral on Oct 30, 2014
For generations, rhymes and alliterations were expected from public speakers. It made them seem credible, authoritative and prepared. Not any more.
By Brandon Kelley on Sep 11, 2017
Every church has leaders, but not every church has leaders in the right place. If there’s a person in the wrong place in leadership, extensive damage can be done.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Aug 2, 2018
Are you preaching the same thing over and over again but don't know it? Sherman Cox offers practical steps to avoid this often overlooked preaching rut.
By Philip Holmes on May 4, 2021
“The reason elders are so necessary,” says Sanchez, “is because they are the means by which our sovereign king chooses to shepherd his church to display his kingdom on earth in local churches as embassies of heaven, and also to proclaim the message of the gospel, calling all people everywhere to repent and believe and enter into the kingdom. Elders shepherd the flock of God among them, under the chief Shepherd. That’s why elders are important, because it is our ascended Lord’s chosen means by which he shepherds his church.”
By Karl Vaters on May 25, 2017
Following a long-term, successful pastorate is one of the hardest callings in ministry. Every pastor should do everything we can to make it as easy as possible for the next pastor and the church to do great ministry after we leave.
By Greg Stier on Nov 23, 2016
In my interactions with pastors I’ve heard seven primary reasons for why some chose not to give the Gospel in every sermon.
By David Mathis on Oct 10, 2017
What does the Bible teach about the role and qualifications of elders?
By Charles Stone on Aug 3, 2017
Silos occur in organizations and churches when leaders act like their ministry or team is the only one that matters. A silo attitude results in that leader or team only supporting, giving, or attending functions that pertain to them. It can kill a ministry and result in many problems. In this post, I suggest ways to minimize ministry silos.
By Lance Witt on Aug 14, 2017
What are the makings of an exceptional team?
By Brian Croft on Nov 23, 2019
Before the preacher can persuade any sinner to turn to Christ, he must first be persuaded himself.