By Sermoncentral on Jun 8, 2016
In my experience, churches put on a stellar VBS and just hope that the fourth goal of retaining new families from the community will take care of itself.
By Shawn Lovejoy on May 8, 2017
Family and work can’t be balanced. The good news is that it’s not supposed to be.
By Hal Seed on Jun 4, 2010
Hal Seed helps pastors and church leaders measure the success of their children’s ministry outreach events and retain unchurched families as a result.
By Sermoncentral on Jul 24, 2020
When God graciously saves us, he also has a plan to plant and nurture us. The Father isn't in favor of theoretical family; he creates actual families of faith.
By Nancy Wilson on Jan 11, 2018
As grandmothers, we are to do more than simply cheer for our children and grandchildren and buy them Christmas jammies (though we should certainly do those things and more). Our foremost duty is to fear the Lord and obey him every day of our life.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2013
Maybe a Christmas series is too big of a buildup. Neil Greathouse is focusing on Christmas Eve for his church family.
By Karl Vaters on Apr 24, 2017
Principles that make sense in a big church don't always work in a smaller one.
By Brandon Cox on Nov 7, 2017
Mourning with those affected by the devastating events that took place last Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 19, 2013
"I don’t have any distant cousins in Christ, only brothers and sisters."
By Sermoncentral on Mar 7, 2019
Randy Alcorn: "One of the reasons arguing for giving confidentiality is the human tendency toward favoritism and elevating men."
By Paul Kendall on Feb 5, 2018
Family counseling specialist Paul Kendall warns pastors and church leaders against the increasing threat of pornography and how to protect themselves and their ministries from it.
By Todd Hiestand on Nov 20, 2020
"One of the most individual things done in churches these days is preaching." (And that's not a good thing.)
By Carey Nieuwhof on Nov 4, 2016
What if this one generation actually just sacrificed for the sake of another? What if they gave up their preferences in music, style and taste so that others could come to know Christ?
By Jon Weece on Dec 4, 2015
Some years ago, Christmas fell on a Sunday: I challenged our church family to spend Christmas visiting people they wouldn’t normally visit to give gifts to people they normally wouldn’t give gifts to.
By Thom Rainer on Jan 12, 2018
I want to share with you readers eight of the most powerful lessons I have learned in 40 years of marriage.