By Miles Mcpherson on Jan 18, 2014
A consultant once asked our leadership team what the desired "end" of each Sunday service should be. I shouted, "Evangelism." She said, "Wrong!"
By David J. Lose on Dec 1, 2020
Instead of demanding repentance, what if you invited people into it?
By Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2017
As Jonathan Edwards expresses, and Scripture exemplifies, one aspect of a Christ-enamored heart is a gnawing ache to get alone with him.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 26, 2016
Don’t begrudge God the glory of your long, arduous maturation process. In it you are tasting the growing pains that Jesus knows very well. And he stands ready to help you persevere until God’s process is complete.
By Daniel Grothe on Dec 5, 2019
Pastor Daniel Grothe shares 10 things he's learned from preaching weekly.
By Joe Mckeever on Nov 17, 2014
Everyone should be in on this conversation: preachers, deacons and listeners.
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 Peter Mead on Nov 2, 2016
Be careful that you don’t get stuck in a rut with your illustration material.
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 Joe Mckeever on Dec 4, 2020
He's preached more than 150 Christmas sermons in his life, and they're still fun!
By Leslie Holmes on Sep 23, 2019
"We are indeed pilgrims in a strange place, especially as preachers."
By Jimmy Gentry on Dec 21, 2018
How would John the Baptizer respond if he were to show up during Advent in any given city in America today?
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 Eugene Peterson on May 26, 2012
Peterson offers his thoughts on the key factors that make a powerful (and biblical) sermon.