By Karl Vaters on Apr 10, 2017
Not every pastor is called to cast a grand, singular vision for their congregation.
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 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 Chris Pascarella on Nov 25, 2017
"According to Scripture, pastors are called to equip the flock to do the work of ministry!"
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 Bruce Frank on Aug 17, 2020
Bruce Frank, lead pastor of of Biltmore Baptist Church, one of the top 50 fastest-growing churches in America, shares his sermon prep process.
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 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 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 Matt Steen on Jul 9, 2020
Some behaviors are like cancer to a leadership team. Are any of them part of your team?
By David Mathis on Oct 10, 2017
What does the Bible teach about the role and qualifications of elders?
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 Aug 14, 2017
What are the makings of an exceptional team?
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 Karl Vaters on May 2, 2017
Different sizes of churches serve different functions. And they face different challenges.