By Mike Glenn on Nov 23, 2012
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 Nathan Aaseng on Dec 26, 2014
In our information-saturated age, your listeners have all the gems of wisdom they need, far more than they can process.
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 David Fitch on Dec 18, 2012
Communities live life in and among the neighborhoods: the stuff of everyday life has numerous opportunities to proclaim the gospel.
By Mike Miller on Nov 20, 2013
Good preachers must develop the extra skill of "congregational exegesis."
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 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 Peter Mead on Nov 2, 2013
Peter Mead reveals eight powerful insights into how to gauge a congregation's responsiveness.
By Charles Arn on Jul 24, 2014
The most important thing has to do with your sermon topics. They should address people's life issues and questions about the faith.
By Ray Hollenbach on Mar 8, 2014
Beyond the weekly phrase, "Good word, Preacher," the spiritual lives of the people in your church provide excellent feedback regarding the effectiveness of your preaching.
By Karl Vaters on Apr 10, 2017
Not every pastor is called to cast a grand, singular vision for their congregation.
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 11, 2015
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 Jamie Munson on May 23, 2012
"If we are avoiding the subject or trying to make it more palatable, we are doing our congregations a huge disservice."
By Leslie Holmes on Aug 27, 2018
Astounding: 50 percent of pastors serving American congregations are so discouraged in ministry that they would quit if they could afford to do so.