By Sermoncentral on Aug 10, 2020
Thom Rainer shares his biggest challenges and asks, "What specific part of being a pastor is the most difficult for you?"
By David Fitch on Mar 12, 2014
There's a difference between safe, enjoyable preaching and challenging the listener. How do you divide the two?
By Peter Mead on Sep 24, 2019
Preaching should our listeners--and us. But how do you do it constructively?
By Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2016
For a long time I’ve wondered if there is a relationship between the number of salvations a church experiences, and the number of times it offers salvation invitations. We’ll never know for sure, but I’m conducting an experiment this year.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 31, 2014
The wise pastor learns the difference between a tactical challenge and a transformational opportunity.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Dec 3, 2018
Sherman Cox takes up Will Willimon's challenge to preachers everywhere.
By David J. Lose on Jun 3, 2014
It's often the really challenging passages that yield the most interesting sermons.
By Greg Stier on Sep 14, 2016
Believe it or not doing something as simple as giving the Gospel in every sermon can literally transform your church.
By Karl Vaters on May 2, 2017
Different sizes of churches serve different functions. And they face different challenges.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 14, 2017
I often wonder what the church would look like if it really accepted the challenge to love everybody.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jun 17, 2020
We love to preach the Good News, but it doesn't reach its full potential until it challenges us to dream big.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jun 29, 2020
Do numbers alone tell the story of success? What kind of numbers caught Jesus' attention?
By Peter Mead on May 7, 2018
The challenge with criticism is to sort it through and preach for our audience of One, yet with a loving sensitivity to the many who sit and listen.
By Chris Surber on Jun 30, 2014
Every church member carries an agenda in the secret briefcase of their heart. What's their agenda?
By Jared Moore on Dec 5, 2019
Check out this list. Do you still want to be a pastor? If so, then God has probably called you to the ministry.