By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Mar 21, 2013
Simply put: "Milk a lot of cows. But churn your own butter."
By Andy Stanley on Sep 6, 2011
Andy Stanley: "Remember, many of our greatest regrets in life could probably have been avoided if we had put guardrails in place."
By Daniel Darling on Oct 26, 2012
To cut and paste partisan talking points or to substitute consistent exegesis with sample "election season" sermons is spiritual malpractice.
By Toni Ridgaway on Jun 5, 2013
Scholars and authors say the church does not often present the topic of heaven anymore, and they wonder why.
By Rachel Blom on Aug 30, 2011
Thinking of starting off your sermon in one of these ways? You might want to try a different approach.
By Ron Edmondson on Jul 13, 2018
Ron Edmondson: "Leaders should energize others to realize their dreams, not stifle them."
By Ed Stetzer on May 24, 2018
Too many pastors have lost credibility because of the appearance of immorality. Don't be one of them.
By Joe Hoagland on Sep 7, 2015
Preaching purists debate the merits--and dangers--of either topical or expository preaching. Both have weak spots.
By Jared Moore on Jan 7, 2019
Bad habits creep up softly. Have any of these slipped into your preaching?
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Sep 17, 2018
Sermon illustrations should be like letting sunlight into a window, not like putting a spotlight on a stage.
By John Pond on Dec 31, 2013
What we say is powerful in such a vulnerable situation, and we should tread carefully.
By Ed Stetzer on May 8, 2014
Guarding yourself takes work, can be awkward and is often inconvenient. But it's good stewardship.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Mar 3, 2015
What's the difference between a sermon that changes someone's life and one that no one can remember even as they drive out of the parking lot?
By Peter Mead on Mar 26, 2018
Finishing a sermon is neither easy nor natural. Peter Mead offers some observances of poor sermon endings and some hints on how to finish strong.
By Ken Collins on Aug 30, 2014
Check what you have planned for tomorrow--can you avoid these all-too-common traps?