By Peter Mead on Jul 31, 2017
5 Tips on how to avoid landmines when using humor in the pulpit.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 6, 2018
You can be a charismatic, skilled communicator and still promote the performance-driven, legalistic trap of pharisaism.
By Dr. R. Larry Moyer on May 8, 2019
How do you rate on the two critical skills every preacher needs?
By Sermoncentral on Feb 13, 2019
Brandon Cox challenges us to ask ourselves the tough questions about a core value.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 12, 2021
Most pastors and church leaders have never received formal training in relational skills. Perhaps these seven observations of outstanding leaders will prove helpful to many of you.
By Mike Miller on Nov 20, 2013
Good preachers must develop the extra skill of "congregational exegesis."
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Oct 16, 2020
Sherman Cox reminds us, "We all have heard preachers with all the skills of great orators, but something is missing."
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Nov 18, 2016
Even skilled, prepared, and experienced preachers get nervous at preaching time. If they do not, they should.
By Adrian Pei on Oct 12, 2020
If you’re a good speaker and skilled with people, you have the ability to use that your advantage.
By Jim Martin on Apr 13, 2020
In this two-part series on better preaching, Jim Martin offers ten tips for more effective preaching every Sunday.
By Tod Bolsinger on Jun 9, 2021
There's a gap between our aspired values and our actions. Effective pastors/preachers help us "mind the gap."
By Lance Witt on Jan 8, 2018
"When your car is aligned, it runs more efficiently, creates less wear and tear, and operates more smoothly. The same is true in creating alignment and teamwork within our ministries. It takes intentionality; you never drift into alignment. People with skill know how to get down inside the organization and align its systems and structures to increase effectiveness, minimize wasted effort, and achieve greater health."
By Charles Stone on Jan 11, 2017
Mindfulness is a spiritual discipline akin to biblical meditation. It’s setting aside daily time to be still before God, to be in His presence in the present moment.
By Lane Sebring on Mar 1, 2017
I want to show you why I believe the often neglected step of rehearsing the sermon is essential to great sermon delivery.
By Adrian Pei on Nov 20, 2014
When a leader admits his or her weaknesses in front of an audience, I think to myself, "That's great ... how will you follow that up?"