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 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 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 Steven Furtick on Oct 13, 2011
Steven Furtick shares practical insights for making the most out of your new believer follow-up.
By James Scott on Aug 13, 2013
Jesus never shied away from calling people to make big changes--do you?
By Justin Trapp on May 21, 2019
Discover how one of our Lord's faous sayings was actually a vivid, up-to-date illustration.
By Bob Hamp on May 12, 2012
When Jesus wanted to teach his disciples something important, he took them on the road, not into the classroom.
By Marshall Segal on Aug 29, 2016
We tend to think our dreams were too big when we were young, say when we were six, and too small as we get older. But maybe our dreams never reach high enough.
By Peter Walters on Sep 19, 2016
As a preacher, I am always looking for ways to improve my speaking. I study other communicators, for example, if a comedian gets me hooked, I analyze why he was successful and I love to read books on communication.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 22, 2017
The church member stares and wonders what’s going on and why you’re making so much noise until the day he/she meets Jesus.
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 Kyle Idleman on Mar 2, 2018
Kyle Idleman offers his viewpoint on the difference between fans and followers of Jesus Christ.
By Donald Whitney on Sep 26, 2016
As the pressures of life increase and more deadlines loom, it becomes harder to maintain time for the devotional life. And herein is where the erosion begins.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 11, 2015
One of the most dangerous times for a pastor are the hours following his Sunday sermon.
By Rick Ezell on Aug 24, 2011
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.