By Peter Mead on Mar 13, 2012
How many gospel preachers really preach the radical message of God's grace, and how many feel the need to qualify it?
By Josh Reich on Jun 6, 2016
At some point as a leader, you will feel hopeless. As a pastor it will more than likely happen after the weekend. It is hard to keep hope alive all the time as a leader.
By Sherman Cox on Mar 12, 2013
Exegesis is always the foundation for a sermon, but does your preaching reach your listeners' feelings?
By Sherman Cox on Jan 3, 2015
"Just like Habakkuk wrote on and just like Andre sang on, I would encourage you to PREACH ON."
By Sermoncentral on Nov 17, 2016
Deep in the heart of every man I’ve ever met lurks a daunting question that casts a shadow over every major challenge we ever face: Am I up to this?
By Joe Thorn on Jul 11, 2017
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 J.r. Vassar on Jan 24, 2017
From small mistakes to colossal meltdowns, we are all too familiar with the pain and shame of failure.
By Mark Dever on Dec 8, 2018
Here's why the pastor of Capitol Hill Baptist Church isn't interested in being cool.
By Focus On The Family on Sep 15, 2017
As Christians, we all know how important it is to equip kids with a sense of joy in reading God’s Word and the confidence to freely express their faith in Jesus. But that goal is becoming more difficult in today’s culture.
By Fred Craddock on Nov 13, 2019
Fred Craddock literally wrote the book on preaching. He reminds us, "Movement is more important than structure."
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 Steven Fuller on Jul 23, 2018
Sometimes we have to preach to ourselves before we can preach to others. Here's how one pastor found a firm place to stand.
By Randy Alcorn on Aug 29, 2017
It’s true that we can’t make ourselves happy in God any more than a seed can make itself grow. But we’re not just seeds. We’re greenhouse farmers who can make sure the seed is planted, watered, and fertilized.
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 Sermoncentral on Apr 8, 2016
How do you feel about borrowing other pastors’ sermons?