By Lance Witt on Dec 11, 2017
How can our doubts be a blessing?
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 Lance Witt on Mar 20, 2017
How do you not let the burden of ministry not rob you of the blessing of ministry?
By J. John on Nov 21, 2014
A British pastor reminds us, "Thanksgiving is more than an American holiday; it's a Godly holiday, as well."
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 Nov 7, 2016
As a leader, your words carry more weight and they have more staying power. Your words get amplified and magnified.
By Charles Stone on Dec 27, 2017
"Discouragement is a universal experience for ministry leaders and the word actually self-defines itself…dis-courage meaning no courage. Some of the Bible’s greatest characters faced it: Moses, David, Paul, Mary the mother of Jesus, and the apostles. Nehemiah, the great Old Testament leader faced it when he led the Jews to rebuild the wall. Yet, his response offers us hope when we face it."
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 David Lose on Nov 26, 2014
This is the way thanksgiving always works--in giving thanks for a gift given, we are blessed again.
By Joe Mckeever on Jul 22, 2015
Sooner or later, every minister faces this kind of fearsome opportunity. (Wonderful nightmare? Scary blessing?)
By Eric Mckiddie on Jan 12, 2016
The celebration and joy of preaching God’s word will return to you when you remember the blessings that God has in store.
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 Sherman Cox on Aug 1, 2012
"The black preaching tradition, when it is at its best, helps and blesses all who come in contact with it," says Sherman Cox.
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 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.