By Sermoncentral on Jul 24, 2020
When God graciously saves us, he also has a plan to plant and nurture us. The Father isn't in favor of theoretical family; he creates actual families of faith.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 8, 2016
In my experience, churches put on a stellar VBS and just hope that the fourth goal of retaining new families from the community will take care of itself.
By Shawn Lovejoy on May 8, 2017
Family and work can’t be balanced. The good news is that it’s not supposed to be.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Nov 4, 2016
What if this one generation actually just sacrificed for the sake of another? What if they gave up their preferences in music, style and taste so that others could come to know Christ?
By Ray Hollenbach on Feb 16, 2016
We have created a Christendom where we can choose churches the way most people choose restaurants: according to our individual tastes. How can we grow in grace when we a free to wander from one family to another?
By Chris Surber on Oct 1, 2014
"Bigger churches can do things smaller cannot do. And little churches do things much larger churches can never do."
By Ray Hollenbach on Nov 28, 2020
Some people think the Christmas verses are the stuff of Christmas pageants and cheesy dramas. They are also fuel for great preaching.
By Hal Seed on Jun 4, 2010
Hal Seed helps pastors and church leaders measure the success of their children’s ministry outreach events and retain unchurched families as a result.
By Dave Furman on Sep 24, 2016
God delivered me from the darkness of despair through my friends and family as they shared their hope with me. I’m not talking about a shove-it-in-your-face kind of “sharing.” They didn’t try to explain all my problems away or attempt to explain all of God’s intentions for my suffering.
By Focus On The Family on Sep 15, 2017
As Christians, we all know how important it is to equip kids with a sense of joy in reading God’s Word and the confidence to freely express their faith in Jesus. But that goal is becoming more difficult in today’s culture.
By Nancy Wilson on Jan 11, 2018
As grandmothers, we are to do more than simply cheer for our children and grandchildren and buy them Christmas jammies (though we should certainly do those things and more). Our foremost duty is to fear the Lord and obey him every day of our life.
By Brandon Cox on Nov 7, 2017
Mourning with those affected by the devastating events that took place last Sunday in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 7, 2019
Randy Alcorn: "One of the reasons arguing for giving confidentiality is the human tendency toward favoritism and elevating men."
By Todd Hiestand on Nov 20, 2020
"One of the most individual things done in churches these days is preaching." (And that's not a good thing.)
By Sermoncentral on Dec 16, 2013
Maybe a Christmas series is too big of a buildup. Neil Greathouse is focusing on Christmas Eve for his church family.