By Sermoncentral on Apr 4, 2019
The truth is not enough. We need wisdom, prayer and excellence.
By Jeff K. Clarke on Mar 25, 2019
We are so desperate to have people make a decision that we rarely, if ever, tell them about the costs associated with making that decision.
By Jim Morgan on Sep 12, 2016
Redefining members (not pastors and staff) as the “church” and the community (not members) as the “customer” would reverse the lens through which churches evaluate nearly every decision they make today.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2021
When you walk into a leadership opportunity, you go with a little bit of equity by virtue of your position. Every decision you make, and every risk you lead your organization to take will require an investment of some of your leadership equity (the trust people place in you).
By Charles Stone on Aug 28, 2017
Great ministry leaders keep their emotions in check. Unfortunately, when we don’t keep them in check, our emotional brain can hijack clear thinking and good leadership.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Jan 2, 2018
What makes leaders great is not that they stop making mistakes. What makes them great is how they handle their mistakes.
By Peter Mead on Jul 5, 2021
The Bible is relevant. We don't need to "make it relevant," but we do need to demonstrate how it is relevant.
By Bob Franquiz on May 9, 2020
Discover the three mistakes churches make that keep new believers from "sticking."
By James Scott on Jun 23, 2021
Jesus never shied away from calling people to make big changes--do you?
By Sermoncentral on Aug 3, 2021
Our preaching should make a difference. But where and how? Here are some critical markers.
By Tyler Scarlett on Apr 10, 2018
Everyone makes mistakes, but for all the mistakes preachers can (and do) make, here are 10 that we should do our best to avoid at all costs.
By Ben Mandrell on Apr 14, 2018
What makes a faithful preacher? Ben Mandrell offers a helpful list of six examples to encourage preachers to stay true to their calling.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Nov 2, 2017
"So maybe you’re a preacher, or you listen to preachers (or stopped listening to preachers). Almost everyone has a perspective on what makes or doesn’t make for a great sermon."
By Jonathan Howe on Dec 21, 2017
Unfortunately stress can lead churches to plan poorly and make unnecessary mistakes. Here are ten such mistakes to avoid in your church this Christmas.
By Walter Wangerin Jr. on Apr 13, 2013
Walter Wangerin suggests we don't have to worry about making the text "new" every time we preach.