By Thom Rainer on Jan 12, 2018
I want to share with you readers eight of the most powerful lessons I have learned in 40 years of marriage.
By Hal Seed on Jun 4, 2010
Hal Seed helps pastors and church leaders measure the success of their children’s ministry outreach events and retain unchurched families as a result.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 5, 2016
Should Pastors' children behave differently than regular kids? Thom Rainer speaks from the heart in this powerful post.
By Mark Pierce on Sep 16, 2020
Using just 7-10 minutes of your service, you can have children asking to come back to church. Here's how.
By John Gilman Ii on Mar 24, 2021
Families have long been the cornerstone of church congregations. Parents bring their children to church every Sunday. At a certain point, it becomes the children’s choice and responsibility to decide if they want to continue going to church every Sunday or not. That’s why it’s so important to show your children God’s grace and make Him a priority in their life from an early age.
By Lance Witt on Feb 13, 2017
For many years I did ministry as an employee rather than as a son. My value and acceptance were dependent on how well I performed.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 1, 2016
Why did you choose to come to this church?
By Brian Croft on Jan 20, 2018
Many of you knew I was on a trip with my 13 year-old son recently. What was the occasion? My wife and I promised each of our children when they turned 13 years old, they would get to take a special trip with one of us.
By Rick Ezell on Dec 5, 2014
You may be the most skilled preacher and your church may have excellent small groups or the best children’s ministry in the city, but your first-time guests will never know unless they make a second or third visit.
By Focus On The Family on Sep 15, 2017
As Christians, we all know how important it is to equip kids with a sense of joy in reading God’s Word and the confidence to freely express their faith in Jesus. But that goal is becoming more difficult in today’s culture.
By Josh Reich on Jan 28, 2017
Have you had a guest come to your church who seem excited but never come back?
By Megan Briggs on Oct 4, 2016
Have we lost sight of the need to memorize Scripture in our digital age?
By John Piper on May 23, 2018
John Piper shares his input on "if" and "when" it's appropriate for pastors to marry unbelievers.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 13, 2020
"When we consider our Father's sacrifice for us, any sacrifices we can make for our children are small."
By Erik Raymond on May 9, 2019
Erik Raymond suggests some things he has done as both dad and pastor to help kids hear and understand the message in “big church.”