By Sermoncentral on Sep 1, 2017
The great tragedy of the universe is that while human beings were made to glorify God because of who they are and what they see, we have all fallen short of this purpose.
By Rick Warren on Mar 12, 2018
I'll say it over and over: The purpose of preaching is obedience. That is why you should always preach for response, aiming for people to act on what is said.
By Ken Collins on Oct 29, 2018
Here are four reasons veteran preacher Ken Collins preaches. How many purposes do you have?
By Rick Warren on Jan 19, 2013
Rick Warren explains what he calls "Purpose Driven Preaching."
By Joseph Mattera on Dec 5, 2013
Preaching is vital to God's purposes--that's why we must get it right.
By David Padfield on Sep 13, 2019
People today have very little respect for preaching—maybe it's because they don't know the purpose of preaching.
By Jefferson Bethke on Feb 25, 2012
This creative spoken-word poetry provides a powerful statement about God's purpose for marriage--to make us holy.
By Sermoncentral on May 15, 2014
John Piper reminds us that preaching has purposes far beyond merely interesting information.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Dec 11, 2014
Help your listeners connect with your preaching points--and their purpose!
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 David J. Lose on Jun 5, 2014
There's nothing more resistant to purposeful, hopeful action in the present than nostalgia, the longing for a bygone era.
By Max Lucado on May 16, 2018
"I really believe the purpose of Scripture is to give us this authoritative handbook. We have a place where we can take people when they come to us with questions so we're not just speaking out of our own opinion."
By Peter Mead on Jan 8, 2018
"God’s plan to reach people with the gospel is not primarily evangelists or apologists, although both are vitally important. God’s plan to reach people with the gospel is the church."
By Joe Hoagland on Mar 10, 2017
I am talking about purposely removing yourself from the busyness to focus on prayer for your congregation, reflection on your spiritual life and those around you, and meditation on the huge weight that is the pastoral ministry.
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 3, 2020
Non-growing churches are not healthy, at least in some significant ways. Joe McKeever gives his input to help revive a church that seems to have "plateaued."