By Jon Acuff on Oct 28, 2020
Jon Acuff has heard quite a few sermons in his day. Here's a handy guide for discerning when the end is near.
By Miles Mcpherson on Jan 18, 2014
A consultant once asked our leadership team what the desired "end" of each Sunday service should be. I shouted, "Evangelism." She said, "Wrong!"
By Jon Bloom on Dec 29, 2017
“But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son” (Galatians 4:4).
By Josh Reich on Aug 12, 2019
In the end, believers and seekers are asking the same thing, they are asking a gospel question.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 25, 2019
TRITE / (Adjective) Overused and consequently of little import, lacking originality or freshness.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 11, 2020
Sermon preparation does not end with good exegesis of the Bible; it always includes good exegesis of the local congregation.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 30, 2020
We all want to end our messages with application, but sometimes the next steps we offer are difficult for others to take.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 31, 2020
At the end of our expounding of the Scriptures, people need to know what to do with what we just said, and they need to be provoked to take action.
By Don Ballard on Apr 30, 2018
How can pastors apply Stephen Covey's principle, 'Begin With the End in Mind', to the area of preaching and teaching the Bible?
By Matt Chandler on Dec 13, 2018
There's no limit to the distractions facing a pastor, but in the end we are called to preach.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 16, 2021
The problem with using analogies to explain the Holy Trinity is that you always end up confessing some ancient heresy.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 21, 2018
The Christian life, from the beginning to end, is a life of extraordinary grace. Saying "thank you" just makes sense.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2018
On Pentecost, the Church celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit's power to proclaim the risen Christ to the ends of the earth.
By Peter Mead on Dec 26, 2018
Where are people looking as they leave? If we're not careful, they will walk out with gaze firmly fixed on self.
By Nicholas Mcdonald on Aug 31, 2021
"How in the world do each of these talks end up consistently blowing me away?"