By Chris Surber on Feb 7, 2022
I’ve preached a lot of funerals. Along the way I’ve learned some lessons from others and I’ve learned some lessons the hard way.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Feb 24, 2021
Brief. Gospel-centered. Be sensitive to family. There are other important factors to consider when preaching funerals. But these three pieces of advice are a good place to start.
By Harry Reeder on Nov 5, 2018
Here's why one seasoned pastor considers preaching a funeral one of his greatest privileges.
By John Pond on Jun 26, 2021
What we say is powerful in such a vulnerable situation, and we should tread carefully.
By Jared Moore on Mar 2, 2019
Don't miss an opportunity to preach the gospel--but don't blow it, either.
By Jared Moore on Jun 23, 2020
Is a funeral the proper venue for preaching? It's a lively debate, but these guidelines will help.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 19, 2019
Practical advice: "Don't preach them into heaven. Don't preach them into hell. Just preach the gospel for the people who are there."
By Chris Surber on Dec 7, 2018
A crowd of non-churchgoers just gathered in a church. Call me crazy. I don't know much. But perhaps you should tell them about Jesus?
By Paul Baloche on Feb 11, 2021
Some of the hardest yet most inspiring times of worship occur during funerals. The raw emotions of sadness and loss are mixed with a sense of hope and eternal perspective.
By John Powell on Jan 29, 2021
We are people of conviction and kindness. This means we cannot just preach anyone into heaven, because we haven’t been given the authority to do so. Also, we can’t condemn anyone because we don’t know their heart.
By Peter Mead on Dec 14, 2019
#1 is good: "It isn't about you." (The next nine are better.)
By Joe Mckeever on Aug 26, 2021
This Q & A answers, "Why are all preachers nuts?" and other things people want to know.
By Alphonetta Wines on Feb 21, 2013
We are called upon to bring the word: Sunday morning, Bible studies, funerals, conferences, civic events. Is it any wonder that there are times we have nothing fresh to say?
By Bob Russell on Feb 24, 2018
Bob Russell encourages pastors and preachers who tiptoe around the topic of giving.
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 2, 2021
There is a danger turning faith into fairy tale for our own comfort. At the same time it may help us to approach someone with biblical truths after we understand their line of thinking.