By Peter Mead on Nov 14, 2018
Peter Mead reveals eight powerful insights into how to gauge a congregation's responsiveness.
By SermonCentral on Dec 2, 2020
If your congregation is stuck in the "we've never done it that way before" trap, this is a message you should share.
By Mike Miller on Jan 17, 2023
Good preachers must develop the extra skill of "congregational exegesis."
By Chris Surber on Sep 10, 2021
Every church member carries an agenda in the secret briefcase of their heart. What's their agenda?
By Mike Glenn on Oct 26, 2020
Pastor Mike Glenn suggests every sermon requires us to exegete our audience as well as the Biblical text. Here's why.
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 12, 2019
You brought a sermon you knew beyond a doubt was from the Lord and inspired of God.Halfway through, you could sense the congregation’s minds wandering. How could this happen?
By Bruce D. Johnson on Oct 13, 2018
All of us have a propensity to want to communicate in our own preferred style. But what if your style doesn't reach everyone?
By Philip Nation on Feb 25, 2018
Philip Nation offers preaching tips for pastors guiding a congregation to and through the life transformed in Christ.
By SermonCentral on Mar 10, 2020
Sermon preparation does not end with good exegesis of the Bible; it always includes good exegesis of the local congregation.
By John Mcclure on Jun 25, 2020
It's a daring move: slash your outline! Your congregation will love you, and they'll remember more.
By Jamie Munson on Jul 29, 2020
"If we are avoiding the subject or trying to make it more palatable, we are doing our congregations a huge disservice."
By SermonCentral on Sep 16, 2020
Our responsibility is not only to feed the flock a balanced diet from Scripture but also to create a church culture within our congregation.
By David Fitch on Oct 30, 2020
Communities live life in and among the neighborhoods: the stuff of everyday life has numerous opportunities to proclaim the gospel.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Aug 24, 2021
Sherman Cox warns, "There's an inclination today to resort to tactics and tricks to manufacture a connection to the congregation that is neither real nor helpful."
By Chris Surber on Jun 10, 2019
"Can I call her up to the front on Sunday morning, have her sit in front of the congregation and use her sin as an example?”