By Francis Chan on Oct 22, 2011
Francis Chan shares a powerful sermon illustration about living for God in the short time we have on this earth. Use this illustration in an upcoming message about the importance of living with an eternal focus.
By Chris Heuertz on May 11, 2012
Smart phones and cloud computing are not going to solve our problem. We must center our lives on the "one thing."
By Sherman Cox on Apr 10, 2012
How long is too long? Let's just say many preachers overestimate their ability to hold an audience.
By Lance Witt on Jan 22, 2016
Every pastor knows what it is to preach a sermon when your heart isn't in it and your life isn't living it. Here are three ways to stay motivated and preaching from a healthy heart.
By Marshall Segal on Aug 29, 2016
We tend to think our dreams were too big when we were young, say when we were six, and too small as we get older. But maybe our dreams never reach high enough.
By Chris Surber on Mar 23, 2017
In all of our efforts to be relevant are we forgetting the mysterious beauty of God?
By Shanna Mallon on May 12, 2017
Mothers, resist the temptation to believe that if you're sacrificing and serving and no one notices, what you're doing must not matter at all. It matters.
By Ray Hollenbach on May 21, 2015
Our nation may be tired of war, but we are not tired of remembering eternal values.
By Brandon Cox on Jan 3, 2018
Your body’s physical maturity typically peaks in early adulthood, but your spiritual maturity will keep growing even into eternity.
By John Piper on Jun 29, 2018
"I stand vigilantly on the precipice of eternity speaking to people who this week could go over the edge."
By Josh Reich on Apr 3, 2015
Eternities and lives hang in the balance--here's a checklist to keep you grounded for this very important sermon.
By Brandon Kelley on Aug 4, 2016
It is not enough to simply preach what the passage of Scripture says within your next sermon. It’s a good start, but don’t stop there. You’ll stop short of something truly beautiful, truly remarkable.
By Paul Baloche on Apr 22, 2016
Some of the hardest yet most inspiring times of worship occur during funerals. The raw emotions of sadness and loss are mixed with a sense of hope and eternal perspective.
By Randy Alcorn on Dec 7, 2017
"If a young man without modern medicine and dying of an excruciating disease could make choices that brought him happiness in Christ, surely we can too."
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.