By Sermoncentral on Jun 28, 2017
You are not the first Christian to have felt angry at God, and you will not be the last.
By Nicholas Mcdonald on Aug 26, 2014
How do we invite people to use their imagination when we preach?
By Josh Reich on Aug 12, 2019
In the end, believers and seekers are asking the same thing, they are asking a gospel question.
By Lane Sebring on Oct 10, 2019
Preachers do weird things. One weird thing we do is prepare our sermons alone. Every. Single. Week.
By Sermoncentral on Oct 19, 2018
These are some of our favorites--why not share some of yours?
By Tony Merida on Sep 16, 2014
"The essential secret is not mastering certain techniques but being mastered by certain convictions."
By Peter Walters on Sep 19, 2016
As a preacher, I am always looking for ways to improve my speaking. I study other communicators, for example, if a comedian gets me hooked, I analyze why he was successful and I love to read books on communication.
By Dave Furman on Sep 24, 2016
God delivered me from the darkness of despair through my friends and family as they shared their hope with me. I’m not talking about a shove-it-in-your-face kind of “sharing.” They didn’t try to explain all my problems away or attempt to explain all of God’s intentions for my suffering.
By Chris Surber on Apr 16, 2019
A working knowledge of Church history teaches us to be humble. Our footprints aren’t the first tracks on this road.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 7, 2017
For Shane Barnard, it came in the hospital room at the passing of his father. When the doctor informed Barnard and his mother that his father was dead, the flood of pain and shock came. As Barnard held his mother to comfort her, he says, as she wailed, she sang softly underneath her breath, the words of Job 1:21, "He gives, he takes, blessed be the name of the Lord."
By Tony Reinke on Jul 25, 2017
The man doting over a smartphone screen, scrolling through media with his fingertips, is like a gorilla meticulously picking out little bugs from his own hair. That was the subversive quip of anthropologist Thomas de Zengotita.
By Charles Arn on Jul 24, 2014
The most important thing has to do with your sermon topics. They should address people's life issues and questions about the faith.
By Leslie Holmes on Mar 9, 2019
"Bob Easley may not have gone beyond sixth grade, but he taught this quasi-educated preacher that there's a lot more to be learned about preaching than I ever got inside a book."
By Randy Alcorn on Oct 9, 2017
"In times of doubt, difficulty, and trials, our fundamental beliefs about God and our faith are revealed. So how can Christians find faith in the midst of doubt? How can they trust God’s plan when their lives seem out of His control, and prayers seem to go unanswered or, sometimes it feels, even unheard?"
By Nathan Aaseng on Dec 1, 2014
Even though law and grace are opposites in many ways, both have their place in the pulpit.