By Charles Stone on Jul 1, 2016
For many years scientists and philosophers have pondered why we need sleep besides to not be sleepy. Of course we all intuitively know how important sleep is to our bodies, relationships, and walk with God. But as neuroscientists are learning more about the brain, they are discovering many positive brain benefits from sleep. This list below includes some of those benefits.
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 Ray Hollenbach on Feb 20, 2019
For anyone who longs to preach about something more than a fire-insurance relationship with Jesus, these three passages will help you make disciples.
By Peter Mead on Feb 1, 2010
The Bible is relevant. We don't need to "make it relevant," but we do need to demonstrate how it is relevant.
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 Sermoncentral on Oct 4, 2013
Our preaching should make a difference. But where and how? Here are some critical markers.
By Bob Franquiz on May 9, 2020
Discover the three mistakes churches make that keep new believers from "sticking."
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 Randy Alcorn on Aug 29, 2017
It’s true that we can’t make ourselves happy in God any more than a seed can make itself grow. But we’re not just seeds. We’re greenhouse farmers who can make sure the seed is planted, watered, and fertilized.
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 Peter Mead on Nov 21, 2019
Part of the preacher's role is to slow people down and to help them make sense of what the text is actually saying.
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 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.
By Adam Ramsey on Jul 29, 2019
The high calling of every parent and preacher is to faithfully pass on the baton of faith to the next generation. Here are five ways to make the message stick.