By Lance Witt on Dec 11, 2017
How can our doubts be a blessing?
By Francis Chan on Jul 29, 2013
"Preaching is a time of blessing for me: I am closer to the Lord the more I teach, the more I preach."
By Lance Witt on Mar 20, 2017
How do you not let the burden of ministry not rob you of the blessing of ministry?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Aug 28, 2020
"The black preaching tradition, when it is at its best, helps and blesses all who come in contact with it," says Sherman Cox.
By Lance Witt on Mar 27, 2017
None of us are exempt from the danger of cynicism and turning ministry into nothing more than a job.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 18, 2018
During the holiday season, as we count our blessings, encourage your church to live out the call to generosity with these sermon and worship resources.
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 14, 2020
Sooner or later, every minister faces this kind of fearsome opportunity. (Wonderful nightmare? Scary blessing?)
By Erik Raymond on Aug 18, 2018
Like so many blessings from God, we can elevate them to become a distraction or even an idol.
By Lance Witt on Jan 15, 2018
Ambition is a blessing and a curse. When it is God-directed and Spirit-managed, it can bear tremendous fruit. But when it is hijacked by self and ego, it can leave a wake of destruction in its path.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 21, 2022
For Shane Barnard, it came in the hospital room at the passing of his father. When the doctor informed Barnard and his mother that his father was dead, the flood of pain and shock came. As Barnard held his mother to comfort her, he says, as she wailed, she sang softly underneath her breath, the words of Job 1:21, "He gives, he takes, blessed be the name of the Lord."