By Sermoncentral on Nov 29, 2016
Anxiety is a species of fear. It’s the paralyzing fear of “what if.” It’s the fear that something we dread might possibly come true
By Sermoncentral on Sep 11, 2017
A prayer for those facing the impact of the recent hurricanes.
By Ray Hollenbach on Sep 25, 2018
It's popular today to meet with friends at a coffee shop and call it "church." Popular, but wrong.
By Randy Alcorn on Jan 29, 2018
The God of providence weaves millions of details into our lives and into all the lives around us. Maybe He doesn’t have one big reason for bringing a certain person or success or failure or disease or accident into our lives; in fact, He may have hundreds of little reasons. In order to understand God’s explanations, we would have to be God.
By Ray Hollenbach on May 29, 2019
The bottom line is this: Church is God’s idea, and we ignore it at our peril.
By Sean Hamon on Sep 15, 2014
When we study and prepare in isolation, we limit what we can learn.
By Steven Furtick on Feb 17, 2012
"God has never depended on your perfect preaching to save lives any more than He has your perfect obedience to save yourself."
By Brandon Kelley on Mar 3, 2021
What happens when leaders get passionately divided? Church splits. Or worse.1 If leaders get divided and don’t reconcile, they can become viruses within the body of the local church that leads to a slow death.
By David Asscherick on Oct 20, 2012
David Asscherick suggests there's no reason to "go" to preach unless your life is already preaching.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 13, 2014
Ask pastors what their toughest regular assignment is, and speaking a message that ministers to everyone is at or near the top of the list.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2016
Since the fall of man, people have had trouble staying focused, but we live today in an age of unprecedented distraction. Since you’re already reading this on some electronic device, I don’t need to elaborate.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 17, 2016
From Genesis to Revelation, we find a consistent element present in the lives of persevering saints of God. And it is captured in this brief sentence in Psalm 119:67: “Before I was afflicted I went astray, but now I keep your word.”
By Rob O'lynn on Aug 8, 2014
All social media is relational, so how can you leverage relationships in order to find new avenues for your preaching?
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 Lane Sebring on Jul 16, 2019
Great leaders set high expectations and truly believe their church is capable of meeting them.