By Joe Hoagland on Feb 26, 2021
Some criticism is unequivocally bad criticism. It is destructive, not based 100% in truth, and is based in bad intentions. Prepare yourself for this kind of criticism.
By Thom Rainer on Dec 27, 2018
Consider this: If you are not being criticized, you are probably not a leader.
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 6, 2018
Ron Edmondson offers insight about the good and bad ways we respond to ministry criticism.
By Charles Stone on Jun 12, 2018
Charles Stone encourages pastors to use discernment when receiving criticism with these ten tips.
By Charles Stone on Jul 20, 2017
“Two things you can’t avoid in ministry are…people late to the service and … church critics.” In this short post, I suggest 10 ways to handle the church critic.
By Peter Mead on May 7, 2018
The challenge with criticism is to sort it through and preach for our audience of One, yet with a loving sensitivity to the many who sit and listen.
By Joe Hoagland on Dec 27, 2019
None of us appreciate unsolicited, mean-spirited criticism, but we do need to hear people out.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 30, 2019
One of the most dangerous times for a pastor are the hours following his Sunday sermon.
By Lance Witt on Jan 9, 2021
Gifted speakers and novices alike experience this unenjoyable aspect: people's criticism. In today's Pastor to Pastor, Lance Witt discusses a proper response from a biblical perspective.
By Peter Mead on Sep 8, 2017
This series looks at seven things preachers never say. Last time we thought about the burden of expectation. How about this for another: The negative outcomes of both criticism and apathy.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 9, 2019
These ten post-sermon comments are the ones that produced the most visceral reactions in pastors.
By Sermoncentral on Oct 4, 2013
Our preaching should make a difference. But where and how? Here are some critical markers.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 11, 2020
Does your misery love company? Come sit next to Thom Rainer a while.
By Scott Anderson on Nov 3, 2012
During this critical election season, we have the privilege and the obligation to take a stand for the values we believe in.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Feb 1, 2019
Sermon illustrations should be like letting sunlight into a window, not like putting a spotlight on a stage.