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 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 Sermoncentral on Sep 30, 2013
Dr. Mack King Carter's preaching advice for studying and sermon prep is worth listening to more than once.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 18, 2017
Where does our sense of identity come from? This is the crucial question, the pinnacle of the problem.
By Mary Schaller on Sep 26, 2012
An "aircraft carrier church" has a clear mission that stems from the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 6, 2014
William Lane Craig has a practical suggestion when it comes to talking about the reliability of the scriptures.
By Derek Thomas on Jun 27, 2017
God's sovereignty is a central pillar of Christian belief and the clear teaching of Scripture. But what does it mean?
By Erik Raymond on Sep 6, 2014
So often, it's the little stuff that makes the biggest impact.
By Peter Mead on Oct 4, 2019
"We should be concerned when there is a lack of motivation for God's Word--both in our own lives and in those we care about."
By Russell Moore on Oct 10, 2018
American Christianity is far less bloody than it used to be. Why?
By Lane Sebring on Nov 7, 2019
Few public speakers can keep an audience's attention for an hour. Fewer should even try.
By Adam Ramsey on Jan 24, 2019
If you're still in your first 5 years as a preacher, don’t give up! God has this wonderful way of drawing straight lines with crooked sticks.
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 Lance Witt on Sep 18, 2017
"In the last thirty years within the church world, there has been a subtle shifting of the spotlight. Inadvertently, in many places, it has become all about the bride (the church) rather than the groom (Jesus)."
By Ben Witherington Iii on Aug 18, 2012
Asbury Seminary theologian Ben Witherington III speaks to the point in this engaging seven-minute video.