By Steve Sjogren on Aug 19, 2011
Servant evangelism wins the heart before it confronts the mind. A small act of kindness nudges a person closer to God, often in a profound way, as it bypasses one's mental defenses.
By James Davis on Jan 5, 2012
James O. Davis reminds preachers that the length of a presentation is not determined by the clock but by the crowd.
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 15, 2010
After working for years among hundreds of small congregations, Joe McKeever speaks to the subtle growth barriers that tend to go unnoticed or unaddressed in stagnant churches.
By Chuck Warnock on Feb 22, 2010
There are times in a pastor's life when the clarity of our call fades, discouragement clouds our memory, and we wonder, "Why did I ever want to be a pastor?"
By Chuck Fromm on Mar 15, 2010
Worship Leader magazine editor Chuck Fromm discusses the key imperative in a pastor establishing a meaningful relationship with his/her worship leader and team.
By Tom Mercer on Mar 22, 2010
Tom Mercer shares the remarkable story of how his church grew exponentially through the power of a biblical concept in community called oikos.
By Perry Noble on Mar 29, 2010
Perry Noble shares his seven-step philosophy on message preparation that has served his church and staff well.
By Rick Blackwood on Jan 9, 2012
Rick Blackwood helps preachers communicate God's Word in a form that is engaging, crystal clear, unforgettable, and more fun for the speaker.
By Joseph Stowell on Apr 26, 2010
Joseph Stowell says he loves preaching, but it's not like anything else he loves. Read this article and remember why you love to preach.
By Michael Duduit on May 17, 2010
Preaching magazine editor Michael Duduit takes on the challenging task of naming the most important preachers from the recent past.
By Tim Keller on May 24, 2010
Tim Keller explores one of the most talked-about church issues: the relationship of size to church health and culture.
By Brandon O'brien on Jun 14, 2010
Brandon O'Brien offers five strengths that he believes are inherent in small congregations, which can leverage these characteristics for ministry success.
By Larry Moyer on Jun 21, 2010
Evangelism specialist Larry Moyer says there are five dangerous assumptions in preaching, and the extent of the damage they do may vary, but the fact that they are costly does not.
By Eric Reed on Jul 5, 2010
When natural disasters, terrorist attacks, celebrity deaths, and political intrigue dominate the news, should pastors talk about them? And if so, how?
By Ed Stetzer on Jul 12, 2010
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 Philip Nation on Jul 26, 2010
Philip Nation offers preaching tips for pastors guiding a congregation to and through the life transformed in Christ.
By Ken Sande on Aug 9, 2010
An expert in conflict management, Ken Sande brings his expertise to pastors and leaders to help them relate better with their congregation, co-workers, and families.
By Joe Mckeever on Jan 10, 2010
Non-growing churches are not healthy, at least in some significant ways. Joe McKeever gives his input to help revive a church that seems to have "plateaued."
By Kyle Idleman on Sep 27, 2010
Kyle Idleman offers his viewpoint on the difference between fans and followers of Jesus Christ.
By Stephen Gregory on Nov 1, 2010
What is a good sermon? How can I preach with confidence a message I have not had time to polish? Who am I seeking to please, anyway? Stephen Gregory seeks answers to these questions.
By James Davis on Nov 15, 2010
James O. Davis shares powerful principles from the life and ministry of the great preacher, Dr. Adrian Rogers.
By Greg Stier on Dec 6, 2010
When it comes to evangelism, a mission statement can turn from big black letters on a church marquee to a little white lie that the church is telling the community.
By Bruce Salmon on Jan 24, 2011
It's a high wire act, one of which OSHA would not approve — preaching without notes. Only the most extraordinarily gifted speaker can pull it off, or so I used to think. Find out why.
By Brad Lomenick on Feb 21, 2011
52 insightful quotes from Brad Lomenick that pertain to the preaching and pastoral audience.
By Rod Arnold on Jul 16, 2011
Here are some smart, practical things you can do to connect with more people in your community and give them a chance to get to know your church.
By Perry Noble on Aug 13, 2011
"I believe the potential for the local church to do good and create positive change in the world is greater than it has ever been."
By Steven Furtick on Sep 1, 2011
"The crisis facing the church today isn’t what people are getting fed on Sundays," says Steven Furtick.
By Mark Driscoll on Sep 3, 2011
Mark Driscoll offers a bold and helpful list of questions to help leaders confirm their call to plant.
By Tim Stevens on Sep 5, 2011
Tim Stevens offers encouragement and practical advice to pastors going through a tough ministry funk.
By Alan Danielson on Sep 29, 2011
Alan Danielson offers his take on one of the most overrated comments in the church today.