By Michael Voll on Jan 22, 2018
Come Sunday morning many times we preachers fill our sermons with funny stories, but forget to point to the ultimate story of Jesus Christ.
By Steven Furtick on Mar 5, 2012
"You don’t have to be Charles Spurgeon to preach the devil out of your life."
By Lance Witt on Mar 25, 2016
Can you imagine going to a theater to watch a hundred million dollar movie only to discover there isn’t a final scene? Can you imagine a race car driver leading the entire race and then in the final lap, stops paying attention and loses the race? Can you imagine getting directions on Google Maps and it not giving you the directions for the last mile?
By Eric Mckiddie on Jul 27, 2016
“Self-starter” is an identity that up-and-coming leaders seek. It means that you take initiative and responsibility without being asked or coerced. You see a problem and you jump on it. No one ever has to tell you what to do. You put on your Nikes and just do it.
But there can be a dark side to self-starters, which is when their interest in beginning new projects and their disinterest in finishing projects are equal.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Feb 15, 2014
If the goal of our preaching is to connect people to God's Word, what are you willing to do to make that connection?
By Peter Mead on Mar 26, 2018
Finishing a sermon is neither easy nor natural. Peter Mead offers some observances of poor sermon endings and some hints on how to finish strong.
By Peter Mead on Jan 16, 2019
Finishing a sermon is neither easy nor natural. Here's help!
By R. Larry Moyer on Jan 11, 2014
R. Larry Moyer has five questions we should ask ourselves right now about our preaching.
By Joe Mckeever on Jan 23, 2016
The preacher told the church, “My job is to preach and your job is to listen. If you get through before I do, please be patient and I’ll try to do the best I can.”
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 3, 2015
So you finished your sermon prep by Friday--or have you?
By Joel Mayward on Jan 12, 2016
You've done the prep, you've put in the time. These five questions will finish the job.
By Peter Mead on Mar 4, 2014
When you finish preaching, where is your listeners' final focus? The answer makes all the difference.
By Steven Lawson on Oct 31, 2017
"Luther came to realize that salvation was a gift for the guilty, not a reward for the righteous. Man is not saved by his good works but by trusting the finished work of Christ. Thus, justification by faith alone became the central tenet of the Reformation."