By Brandon Cox on Aug 5, 2017
"Eliminate friction!!" That’s the goal most of us have when it comes to leading a team, or a church, or a company. But what if friction is actually the key to getting things moving in the right direction?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 23, 2013
Can you craft a message series for unchurched people and still be faithful to scripture?
By Gracia Grindal on Jun 13, 2012
Practical advice on what works--and what doesn't--in your sermon.
By John Gilman Ii on May 17, 2016
A proper welcome needs to have more than just a greeting. Churches need to create welcome pathways that guide people into more familiarity, connection, and relationship with the church. Creating a positive and effective welcoming strategy has never been more important. There is still time to put a great welcome process in place. Here are six tips to get you started in the right direction.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 15, 2021
In part 2 of this powerful message, John Piper relates marriage to the gospel, and its importance for our lives.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Feb 27, 2014
Every sermon should ask the people for some sort of response, a response in real life.
By Lance Witt on Oct 31, 2016
Frustration and anger are pervasive throughout our culture. Underlying the anger and emotion is a deep fear. These are uncertain times and people feel it.
By Duncan Hamilton on Apr 23, 2016
Liddell wasn’t for sale at any price. He told one congregation that ‘the greatest danger was victory,’ which he further defined as ‘bringing a man up to a level above the strength of his character’. He appealed to another to ‘keep sport free from anything that tends to lower its purity and value’ and to ‘engage in it’ for ‘the sport’s sake alone’. He revealed to a third that no cheering from an athletics crowd had given as much pleasure as his religion.
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 4, 2020
He's preached more than 150 Christmas sermons in his life, and they're still fun!
By Mike Miller on Nov 20, 2013
Good preachers must develop the extra skill of "congregational exegesis."
By Sermoncentral on May 10, 2016
The problems most people have with small churches aren’t about size, they’re about sickness. And sickness can happen in churches of any size.
By Dean Shriver on Jun 25, 2020
Thousands of preachers have Haddon Robinson's books in their studies. Here are a dozen lifetime-lessons from the man who wrote the book on preaching--literally.
By Chuck Warnock on Oct 25, 2018
There are times in our life when the clarity fades, discouragement clouds our memory and we wonder, "Why did I ever want to be a pastor?"
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 6, 2018
The carnal mind will never understand the things of God. But do we?
By J. John on Nov 12, 2020
"In giving thanks to God, there should be no motive other than pure gratitude."