By Peter Mead on Jul 21, 2020
Most of us have a limited tank of energy when it comes to creative flair. Don’t waste it.
By Chris Pascarella on Nov 25, 2017
"According to Scripture, pastors are called to equip the flock to do the work of ministry!"
By Karl Vaters on May 2, 2017
Different sizes of churches serve different functions. And they face different challenges.
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 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 Brandon Hilgemann on Jul 6, 2013
Gadgets are making their way to the pulpit. Here are some very practical suggestions to avoid gadget failures.
By Ed Stetzer on Nov 10, 2018
Does your preaching give people everything they need to embrace change? Ed Stetzer offers practical suggestions for moving people forward.
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 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 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 Lance Witt on Aug 14, 2017
What are the makings of an exceptional team?
By Karl Vaters on Apr 10, 2017
Not every pastor is called to cast a grand, singular vision for their congregation.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 21, 2021
Contrary to most of the indicators today, the Bible says the laity (saints) are to do the work of ministry. Most of the ministry should not be in the hands of pastors, but in the hands of the church members.
Unfortunately, we often reverse the biblical truth. We expect ministry to be done by the pastors and staff. Here are eight indicators of that reality.
By Lance Witt on Oct 22, 2020
In the middle of this election year, the amount of vicious attack and trash talking has reached a new high (or low). I think it is time that we as pastors take the lead in helping our congregations and communities know how to treat one another.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 6, 2021
There's no such thing as a perfect preaching calendar, but Hal Seed helps you get close!