By Peter Mead on Jul 29, 2016
A preaching ministry is built on a whole set of convictions. Convictions about God, the Gospel, about people, about ministry.
By Perry Noble on Feb 24, 2012
One question means you'll never preach a good sermon, the other leads to success time and again.
By Lance Witt on Feb 19, 2016
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 Joe Hoagland on May 23, 2016
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 Maurilio Amorim on Dec 8, 2012
Maurilio Amorim gives practical ideas for integrating your Christmas program with the church's larger mission.
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 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 Charles Stone on Jun 12, 2018
Charles Stone encourages pastors to use discernment when receiving criticism with these ten tips.
By Chuck Fromm on Mar 15, 2010
Worship Leader magazine editor Chuck Fromm discusses the key imperative in a pastor establishing a meaningful relationship with his/her worship leader and team.
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 Peter Mead on Feb 16, 2015
If listeners aren't satisfied, it could be a good sign, or it could be a bad sign. In the same way, happy listeners may mean something is wrong.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Jul 17, 2014
Sermon illustrations should be like letting sunlight into a window, not like putting a spotlight on a stage.
By Joe Hoagland on Jun 15, 2015
None of us appreciate unsolicited, mean-spirited criticism, but we do need to hear people out.
By Peter Mead on Apr 6, 2018
Do you want quality feedback on your sermons? Peter Mead offers insights into the right kind of questions preachers should be asking.
By Charles Stone on Feb 4, 2015
One survey discovered that 85 percent of pastors' wives feel unprepared for the ministry lifestyle.