By Lane Sebring on Jan 17, 2020
Sometimes the sermon comes together like a beautifully crafted work of art. But other times I struggle to make progress in my study.
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 16, 2015
Joe McKeever helps reframe our calling: "The people who make up your congregation do not require anything new from you regarding the Christmas story this season or any season. "
By Barry Whitlow on Jun 20, 2020
Seventy percent of Americans can no longer relate to how most churches in America preach the gospel.
By David Vroege on Dec 15, 2020
How do you go about breathing fresh meaning into a story everyone has already heard?
By Jimmy Gentry on Dec 9, 2015
How would John the Baptizer respond if he were to show up during Advent in any given city in America today?
By Sermoncentral on Nov 24, 2012
John Piper and Matt Chandler discuss how they decide when to put the gospel message front and center.
By David Mathis on Dec 23, 2017
You were made for the Great Joy of Christmas.
By Lane Sebring on Jan 27, 2020
If the closing of your message is disorganized and unclear, then your listeners will walk away feeling the same way about your message.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 24, 2016
Few things are more tragic than taking Christmas in stride. Its spirit and magic, that alluring sense of supernatural goodness, are not just for children, but even for the grownups.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 27, 2019
How do you define a church slump? More importantly, what do you do when it happens?
By Chris Surber on Dec 11, 2020
If we want Christmas preaching to matter, we've got to preach like Christmas matters.
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 12, 2020
Some people think the Christmas verses are the stuff of Christmas pageants and cheesy dramas. They are also fuel for great preaching.
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 14, 2020
You could preach an entire Christmas series from the example of this one humble man.
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 6, 2018
Ron Edmondson offers insight about the good and bad ways we respond to ministry criticism.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Oct 28, 2014
Not all change is bad. What if "new" ways of preaching and doing church actually take us closer to the New Testament model?