By Sermoncentral on Nov 21, 2018
The Christian life, from the beginning to end, is a life of extraordinary grace. Saying "thank you" just makes sense.
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 Lance Witt on Feb 15, 2016
In some ways I am the least likely pastor to write an article on Sabbath keeping. For the first thirty years of my Christian life, the concept of Sabbath wasn’t even a blip on my spiritual radar.
By Joe Mckeever on Nov 4, 2019
Those who demand a Scripture verse for everything they do place an intolerable burden on the Christian life never intended by the Heavenly Father.
By Marion Clark on Jan 19, 2018
There is a great need for Christian counselors with the expertise to unravel the problems of life. The more a pastor is equipped in this area, the better they will be able to serve the members of their church who are facing difficulties and trials.
By Frank Viola on Sep 26, 2018
Mark it down: Whenever you give that which is most valuable in your life to the Lord Jesus Christ, some of your fellow Christians will consider it to be waste.
By Ed Stetzer on Feb 23, 2018
Ed Stetzer discusses the importance of transformation in the life of a Christian and offers points to assist the preacher in helping their congregation see it through.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Feb 27, 2014
Every sermon should ask the people for some sort of response, a response in real life.
By Rick Long on Jun 11, 2018
Does preaching for life-change always produce a watered down message?
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 4, 2020
Earlier this year, author and pastor Joe McKeever lost his beloved wife of more than 50 years, Margaret. In this moving article, he reflects on what it means to "adjust" to the new reality--and how faith requires an adjustment, as well.
By Dr. Nijay Gupta on Apr 8, 2021
The “missional theology” movement has injected energy and life into the church. Who isn’t inspired when reading Emil Brunner’s famous words, “The church exists by mission as a fire exists by burning”? Missional theology has motivated many Christians and churches to seek out their purpose in God of bearing and embodying the good news of Jesus Christ.
By Peter Mead on Dec 15, 2017
"Hearing how God has worked in a life can be very powerful. Having someone “give their testimony” can also backfire. Here are a few of the problems that can create the tension."
By Patricia Tull on Mar 2, 2020
"Ultimately, for the faithful, all this talk about death in the lectionary offers liberation."
By Chris Surber on Sep 27, 2018
Preach with a focus to cultivate life together and nurture incarnate community rather than simple gatherings of people.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Dec 26, 2017
Here’s the sad truth: when your calendar is out of control, so are you. And so is your life.