By Sherman Haywood Cox on Nov 27, 2020
Exegesis is always the foundation for a sermon, but does your preaching reach your listeners' feelings?
By Joe Thorn on Jul 12, 2022
One danger is emotionalism, in which we allow our feelings to interpret our circumstances and form our thoughts about God. This is putting feelings before faith. The other danger is a kind of stoicism, where faith is rooted in theology but void of affection. This tendency removes feelings from faith altogether. While it is true that our emotions should not lead our theology, it is vital to our faith that theology lead to a deep experience of our triune God.
By Peter Mead on Jun 27, 2020
How many gospel preachers really preach the radical message of God's grace, and how many feel the need to qualify it?
By Chris Surber on Feb 26, 2019
God feels far away. Everybody at home is mad at you. Even the dog won’t talk to you. What do you do when you need to do sermon prep but you just aren’t feeling it?
By Brandon Cox on Mar 18, 2017
Sometimes, I feel that I’m spinning my wheels and not getting anywhere, and that I’m failing to meet the expectations of others.
By Charles Stone on Feb 16, 2022
One of the most disconcerting feelings we pastors experience is when we prepare a sermon and pour our heart into it, yet feel that it didn’t make a difference in people’s lives.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Nov 13, 2021
"Just like Habakkuk wrote on and just like Andre sang on, I would encourage you to PREACH ON."
By Lance Witt on Oct 9, 2017
"There is nothing worse than trying to inspire people to be passionate about God when you have little or no passion yourself. There is nothing more empty feeling than trying to connect people to God when you feel disconnected from God."
By Peter Mead on Feb 28, 2019
Time ticks by and Sunday's deadline keeps approaching. What should you do if you feel stuck?
By Rev J.r. Vassar on Mar 21, 2022
From small mistakes to colossal meltdowns, we are all too familiar with the pain and shame of failure.
By Charles Stone on Oct 22, 2019
One survey discovered that 85 percent of pastors' wives feel unprepared for the ministry lifestyle.
By Joe Mckeever on Jan 27, 2022
To expect to carry the message without feeling the weight is asking a little much.
By John Macarthur on Oct 3, 2019
John MacArthur feels the same tensions we do--and still preaches with authority.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 5, 2021
How do you feel about borrowing other pastors’ sermons?
By Sermoncentral on Apr 26, 2022
Discouragement is not as powerful as it feels. We can defeat it if we confront it.