By Peter Mead on Nov 15, 2018
Peter Mead reveals eight powerful insights into how to gauge a congregation's responsiveness.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Jan 29, 2014
Could you be bold enough to guide the entire congregation through the process of "preaching"?
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Jul 21, 2014
Good preaching is a partnership between pastor and congregation, pulpit and pew, the one who preaches and the one who listens.
By Chris Surber on Jun 30, 2014
Every church member carries an agenda in the secret briefcase of their heart. What's their agenda?
By Sermoncentral on Dec 3, 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 Nov 20, 2013
Good preachers must develop the extra skill of "congregational exegesis."
By Mike Glenn on Oct 27, 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 Dec 16, 2015
Joe McKeever helps reframe our calling: "The people who make up your congregation do not require anything new from you regarding the Christmas story this season or any season. "
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 Joe Mckeever on Jun 13, 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 Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2017
Many of our congregations must change. They must change or they will die.
By Jamie Munson on Jul 30, 2020
"If we are avoiding the subject or trying to make it more palatable, we are doing our congregations a huge disservice."
By Matt O’reilly on Feb 18, 2016
What if preachers and their congregations actually looked forward to the stewardship series instead of dreading it? Matt O'Reilly believes it can be done.
By Tyler Scarlett on Feb 9, 2019
A preacher's worst fear is that the congregation will stop listening. What's far more dreadful is if the people never were listening in the first place.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Sep 6, 2013
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."