By Ron Edmondson on Feb 10, 2021
Whether it’s church planting or encouraging church revitalization and growth of an existing church – if God calls you to it, and you are faithful to the call – you’ll feel His pleasure upon your obedience and service.
By Chris Pascarella on Nov 25, 2017
"According to Scripture, pastors are called to equip the flock to do the work of ministry!"
By Lance Witt on Jan 30, 2017
One of the spiritual questions every ministry leader must answer is, “Am I willing to serve in obscurity?”
By Skye Jethani on May 19, 2018
Skye Jethani: "While a vision for serving God is needed, and the desperate condition of our world cannot be ignored, there is a higher calling that is going unanswered in many Christian communities."
By Thabiti Anyabwile on Nov 6, 2017
"It is important for Christians to be members of a local church because the New Testament apostles can’t conceive of anything called a Christian that’s not connected to Christ’s body."
By Joe Mckeever on Aug 9, 2017
To serve people “for Jesus’ sake” means we ask Him how to serve them.
By Josh Reich on Oct 1, 2016
The idea of recruiting volunteers is overwhelming and difficult at times. There never seems to be enough people, and the ones who are serving are often tired and feel like they are the only ones serving.
By Joe Hoagland on Jul 30, 2019
"I don’t really use an outline: it just gets in the way of me being free up there.” (I used to say that, too)
By Shanna Mallon on May 6, 2021
Mothers, resist the temptation to believe that if you're sacrificing and serving and no one notices, what you're doing must not matter at all. It matters.
By Dr. R. Kent Hughes on Jul 8, 2017
Our ultimate trust is always in God's persevering grace, nevertheless, we are called to cultivate godly action in our lives. Here are 10 disciplines shared by a pastor with over 40 years of experience in faithfully serving the Lord and shepherding God's people.
By Karl Vaters on May 2, 2017
Different sizes of churches serve different functions. And they face different challenges.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 11, 2017
A prayer for those facing the impact of the recent hurricanes.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Sep 6, 2013
Sherman Cox warns, "There's an inclination today to resort to tactics and tricks to manufacture a connection to the congregation that is neither real nor helpful."
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Aug 17, 2013
"Like meat, a great sermon makes its own gravy." Our job is to serve the whole meal.
By Josh Reich on Jan 31, 2018
I think hospitality has the power to change the relationships we have. It is that powerful.