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 Nathan Aaseng on May 3, 2013
"Don't confuse me with the one who saves souls; I'm just a messenger bearing good news."
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 11, 2018
"Try to imagine talking about your subject every single day for two years. If the idea still thrills you, you've found your topic."
By Sermoncentral on Mar 16, 2013
Chris Wright suggests that the way we do church may actually prop up idolatry in the church. Are there any idols in your church?
By Jim Morgan on Aug 24, 2016
Jesus modeled discipleship and community engagement as an example for His Church to follow. He felt a small number of highly effective disciples would cover much more ground than a slew of casual followers.
By Karl Vaters on Sep 12, 2017
If we prioritized health, not as a means to growth, but as an end in itself, would we be in a greater position to represent Jesus to the world?
By Bill Couchenour on Nov 14, 2013
Is it possible to reach the U.S. for Jesus in less than a decade by cutting sermon prep time in half?
By Douglas Wilson on Dec 22, 2017
A father who wants to lead and disciple his family needs to remember that the one thing he must cultivate is heart loyalty. He must, of course, connect that loyalty to scriptural and worthy objects, but if he does not have heart loyalty, childrearing will simply be one grief replaced by another.
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 10, 2016
Disciples of Jesus Christ must never try to calculate the cost/benefit of some act of ministry.
By Ed Cyzewski on Dec 20, 2018
When Jesus called his disciples, there wasn’t a single one who understood that he was the Messiah or Son of God.
By Bob Hamp on Jul 25, 2020
When Jesus wanted to teach his disciples something important, he took them on the road, not into the classroom.
By Kyle Idleman on Mar 2, 2018
Kyle Idleman offers his viewpoint on the difference between fans and followers of Jesus Christ.
By Jeff K. Clarke on Nov 20, 2019
Personal identification and participation with Jesus marks the life of each disciple—past, present and future.
By Derek Vreeland on Oct 15, 2016
I feel the impulse to forsake the pastoral vocation of word and sacrament, prayer and disciple-making, in favor of becoming a CEO who gets things done.
By Sermoncentral on Oct 30, 2018
In Matthew 9:37-38 Jesus tells his disciples, "The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field."