By Patricia Tull on Mar 2, 2020
"Ultimately, for the faithful, all this talk about death in the lectionary offers liberation."
By Sermoncentral on Dec 19, 2020
John Piper helps connect the pain of the holidays--felt by so many--to the preacher's task.
By Eugene Cho on Mar 21, 2018
Is pastoral ministry a dangerous profession? Eugene Cho shares the facts.
By Jonathan Herron on Sep 14, 2016
What do you do if you’re a frustrated support staff member of a visionless church? Do you try to change things from within?
By Sermoncentral on Jul 8, 2020
Millions of unborn babies are being led to their deaths. But most churches are just singing louder.
By Brandon Kelley on Mar 3, 2021
What happens when leaders get passionately divided? Church splits. Or worse.1 If leaders get divided and don’t reconcile, they can become viruses within the body of the local church that leads to a slow death.
By Chris Surber on Aug 16, 2018
Can you bring the goods when life and death are at stake?
By Eric Reed on Feb 22, 2018
When natural disasters, terrorist attacks, celebrity deaths, and political intrigue dominate the news, should pastors talk about them? And if so, how?
By Sam Allberry on Jun 19, 2017
Too many of us view the resurrection of Jesus as little more than a nice, happy conclusion to the gospel story. But the Easter story isn’t just “what happens next” to Jesus after his death. It doesn’t just wrap up the story; it fulfills it. In fact, there really is no story without it.
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 14, 2020
Sooner or later, every minister faces this kind of fearsome opportunity. (Wonderful nightmare? Scary blessing?)
By Josh Reich on Sep 5, 2019
Hell is in the Bible. Death, the afterlife, heaven, hell, are all questions our culture wrestles with. People wonder about it.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 18, 2020
"The 'kerygma' is the essential proclamation of the life, death, resurrection, ascension, and rule of Jesus Christ, as well as a call to conversion and repentance."
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Aug 6, 2019
Preachers struggle with the temptation to make their charge from God a performance before men.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 18, 2019
Stay on track. You have the greatest message on the planet; try not to weaken it with trivialities.
By John Piper on Jan 26, 2018
Check out John Piper's answer to a perplexing question from 1 John.