By Jon Bloom on Oct 11, 2017
"No one actually follows their heart. I know that sounds odd, given the prevalence of our cultural creed to "follow your heart." But if we think carefully about what the "heart" really is and how it functions, we will see that this creed doesn’t make sense, and why it ends up confusing and misleading people."
By Steven Furtick on Oct 13, 2011
Steven Furtick shares practical insights for making the most out of your new believer follow-up.
By Kyle Idleman on Mar 2, 2018
Kyle Idleman offers his viewpoint on the difference between fans and followers of Jesus Christ.
By Jim Morgan on Aug 24, 2016
Jesus modeled discipleship and community engagement as an example for His Church to follow. He felt a small number of highly effective disciples would cover much more ground than a slew of casual followers.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 28, 2018
One of the best ways to follow up with your Easter guests, as well as to encourage your church members, is by preaching about living out the new life we have in Christ.
By Rick Ezell on Apr 8, 2020
Following Jesus can never be done in a hurry. It is not a hundred yard dash. If we want to follow someone, we can’t go faster than the one who is leading.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jun 15, 2019
Would you like to be a radical, against-the-gain follower of Jesus? Suggest this radical solution.
By Melissa Kruger on Nov 29, 2018
It may be a sensitive area, but faithful preaching of all areas of Scripture produces faithful followers in all areas of life.
By Josh Reich on Jul 15, 2017
Inviting someone to church or sharing your faith about Jesus can be awkward. It is nerve wracking, scary and often times not what many followers of Jesus want to do. Yet, the reality is if you are a follower of Jesus, you are to be a witness of Jesus. (Acts 1:8) That is a key and crucial piece of your new identity in Christ. It is not optional.
By Bob Hamp on Jul 25, 2020
When Jesus wanted to teach his disciples something important, he took them on the road, not into the classroom.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 9, 2013
Perhaps it's time to discover again: "Ministry" doesn't have to take place within the four walls of the church.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 22, 2016
There are no guaranteed steps to church growth. Because the church is people. And people don’t come with guarantees.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 30, 2019
One of the most dangerous times for a pastor are the hours following his Sunday sermon.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2014
Great preaching follows a line to its climax. Hal Seed points to the glory of the cross and resurrection as the climax of God's story with humanity.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 24, 2018
Follow the example of these leaders. You'll find joy in the midst of the hard work and long hours of pastoral ministry.