By Larry Moyer on Jun 27, 2013
Imagine a crowd of people, each one with the rebellious heart of a teenager. How do you break through?
By Peter Mead on Jul 23, 2011
Everyone needs encouragement. And yet, strangely, it's often absent from a significant amount of preaching.
By Larry Moyer on Jul 5, 2018
Larry Moyer says "Hardened hearts need to hear from a communicator, not a speaker." Can you bridge the span to a hard audience?
By James Scott on Jul 24, 2012
"One of the greatest weaknesses we see from leadership in the church is not understanding the audience the leader is speaking to," says James Scott.
By Mark Driscoll on Sep 29, 2012
Pastor Mark Driscoll believes knowing the culture is an essential part of preaching.
By Lane Sebring on Aug 26, 2016
Recently my church hosted a leadership conference to encourage and equip our lay leaders and staff. One of the speakers at the event, Nikki, impacted me with her engaging presentation.
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 Joe Mckeever on Jul 18, 2017
When a pastor stands to preach, he never knows who is listening to him. And if his sermon is recorded or broadcast, he has no clue who will be hearing his words. He will do well to make sure he knows what he’s talking about.
By Mark Gomez on Oct 2, 2012
Pastor Mark Gomez shares the way he sees his audience: "Suddenly, there is a much broader audience than we first believed."
By Rachel Blom on Oct 28, 2011
Rachel Blom: "Seeker-sensitive preaching means adapting my sermon to the fact that my audience is, for the most part, not committed to Christ."
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 25, 2013
You know the saying, "Let go, and let God." That's a fine idea ... and sometimes not.
By Mike Miller on Nov 20, 2013
Good preachers must develop the extra skill of "congregational exegesis."
By Sherman Cox on Mar 12, 2013
Exegesis is always the foundation for a sermon, but does your preaching reach your listeners' feelings?
By Mons Teig on Feb 17, 2015
Sin sucks the life out of us. The following texts invite us to a spiritual examination and forty days of healing therapy.
By Michael Lukaszewski on Feb 3, 2015
Michael Lukaszewski offers six compelling reasons why Andy Stanley is one of the top communicators of our time.