By SermonCentral on Sep 25, 2022
Does the size of a church always speak of its faithfulness?
By Tim Stevens on Apr 8, 2020
Tim Stevens offers encouragement and practical advice to pastors going through a tough ministry funk.
By SermonCentral on Jun 28, 2022
Is your church too busy to do ministry?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Sep 26, 2023
When you’re a church leader, you feel a lot of pressure.
By Eugene Cho on Mar 20, 2018
Is pastoral ministry a dangerous profession? Eugene Cho shares the facts.
By Thom Rainer on Oct 12, 2022
"Words have meaning. And if church members start articulating words consistently, those words begin to reflect the priorities and passions of the church."
By SermonCentral on Aug 22, 2022
It’s not a pleasant topic. But if we don’t talk about dying churches, we will act like there are no problems.
By Karl Vaters on Nov 30, 2023
Churches don’t become great by adding more programs. They get better at the ones they already have.
By SermonCentral on Dec 27, 2021
Sometimes I think church leaders take the most negative approaches in an attempt to encourage more people to get involved in ministry in the church.
By SermonCentral on Apr 4, 2022
You can take a stand against “good enough ministry” in your church with a simple practice adopted from the business world: writing down how things should be done.
By Charles Stone on Aug 16, 2022
“Two things you can’t avoid in ministry are…people late to the service and … church critics.” In this short post, I suggest 10 ways to handle the church critic.
By SermonCentral on Feb 10, 2023
Brandon Cox: "When it comes to leading a strong ministry and building a healthy church, it takes more than solid theology or smart strategy."
By SermonCentral on Jan 20, 2022
There are no guaranteed steps to church growth. Because the church is people. And people don’t come with guarantees.
By Dean Shriver on Jul 10, 2021
Thinking about moving to another church? Before you do, consider the benefits of "not" changing churches.
By SermonCentral on Apr 20, 2021
Contrary to most of the indicators today, the Bible says the laity (saints) are to do the work of ministry. Most of the ministry should not be in the hands of pastors, but in the hands of the church members.
Unfortunately, we often reverse the biblical truth. We expect ministry to be done by the pastors and staff. Here are eight indicators of that reality.