By Greg Stier on Oct 24, 2018
Greg Stier learned to exegete a text at the same time he learned to swing a hammer. It paid off.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Dec 11, 2014
Help your listeners connect with your preaching points--and their purpose!
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 7, 2017
Get out of the office, pastor, and knock on some doors. Later, you can get your people to do it. But first, you do it. Do it by yourself, if you must. Or take someone with you. Do it by appointment or cold-turkey. But do it. That is as profound a way as I know to build a great church.
By Ron Geyer on May 28, 2021
Actors know that where a story is told can influence how or whether the story is heard. It's true whether your story comes from Shakespeare or Solomon.
By Lane Sebring on Sep 8, 2014
Andy Stanley says "building tension" is something every good storyteller should do. Every good story captures your heart first and then points you to the solution or resolution.
By Michael Duduit on Sep 28, 2020
In a culture obsessed with activity and extremes, a little bit of boring can build character.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 19, 2021
Where are all the great small churches?
Would you know one if you saw one?
They exist. There’s no doubt about that. There are great small churches in every country, serving every ethnic group and in virtually every language. They worship in every imaginable liturgical style and they meet in every type of building – including no building at all.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Apr 9, 2021
Today, something unexpected is happening. There is a small but distinct movement of young people abandoning the smoke machines, multi-purpose buildings and celebrity pastors of recent church models, and heading back towards traditional worship services, where sacraments are central, buildings are beautiful, and the liturgy has a historic rootedness about it.
By Lance Witt on Mar 6, 2017
Whether you are leading a team or you are a member of a team, you must keep your eye on the bullseye of health and productivity.
By Bill Couchenour on Jan 31, 2013
Relationships are more important to church growth than preaching, media or music. How are yours?
By Peter Mead on Feb 21, 2017
People can usually sense if you are not being genuine.
By Lance Witt on Aug 14, 2017
What are the makings of an exceptional team?
By Sermoncentral on Jan 6, 2021
There's no such thing as a perfect preaching calendar, but Hal Seed helps you get close!
By Matt Steen on Jul 9, 2020
Some behaviors are like cancer to a leadership team. Are any of them part of your team?
By Nathan Aaseng on Oct 18, 2019
Pastors are not called to win Academy Awards in screen-writing. We are called to help build the kingdom, brick by brick.