By Sermoncentral on Jul 8, 2013
If you've ever taken your kids to McDonald's, then this illustration is right up your alley.
By Perry Noble on May 17, 2018
God took Elijah to the brook not to punish him but to prepare him for greater things ahead. "Don't give up when you're by the brook," says Perry Noble.
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 Charles Stone on May 11, 2016
Pastors must craft compelling, Spirit-led services if we are to entice the unchurched to attend and keep attending. What they experience at church must be worth the price of giving up their relaxing mornings at home.
By Adam Ramsey on Jan 24, 2019
If you're still in your first 5 years as a preacher, don’t give up! God has this wonderful way of drawing straight lines with crooked sticks.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Sep 20, 2013
The fact of the matter is that the Kingdom of God is near. It is not good news to those who do not wish to give up all for the kingdom.
By Lane Sebring on Oct 16, 2019
What separates ordinary preachers from extraordinary communicators is a relentless desire to improve.
By Steven Furtick on Oct 13, 2011
Steven Furtick shares practical insights for making the most out of your new believer follow-up.
By Sermoncentral on May 22, 2017
Ephesians 4:15 tells us to speak the truth in love, not to withhold the truth in love. Real love doesn’t quit or give up; it will offer help and point to Jesus Christ as the only true source of healing and forgiveness.
By Charles Stone on Aug 3, 2017
Silos occur in organizations and churches when leaders act like their ministry or team is the only one that matters. A silo attitude results in that leader or team only supporting, giving, or attending functions that pertain to them. It can kill a ministry and result in many problems. In this post, I suggest ways to minimize ministry silos.
By Charles Stone on Apr 21, 2016
The ‘measure up mentality’ can suck the joy out of ministry. By applying a few simple ideas, you can stay positive and encouraged in your ministry even when you feel you don’t measure up in the eyes of others.
By Kevin Larson on Jul 6, 2020
So you want to make the shift toward raising up more preachers from within your congregation? Here are the first steps.
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 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 Brian Croft on Dec 13, 2019
Provide opportunities for the next generation.