By Ed Stetzer on Oct 3, 2013
LifeWay Research discovered four common factors in good preaching. Are they part of yours?
By Peter Mead on Nov 23, 2018
"The ministry of the word is stewarding and heralding God's word in such a way that people encounter God through his word."
By Peter Mead on Feb 21, 2017
People can usually sense if you are not being genuine.
By Peter Mead on May 7, 2012
Do you give your listeners confidence in the clarity of God's Word?
By Eric Mckiddie on Jun 24, 2017
How you get your sermon started matters. It can be the difference between someone being on the edge of their seat or slumped in their seat. Here are ten common mistakes that make for a less than optimal introduction to your sermon.
By Rick Blackwood on Jan 9, 2012
Rick Blackwood helps preachers communicate God's Word in a form that is engaging, crystal clear, unforgettable, and more fun for the speaker.
By Peter Mead on Aug 10, 2018
God's word is a living and active sword. Peter Mead suggests that too often preachers try to drop an anvil on their listeners.
By Eugene Peterson on Jun 17, 2013
Before Eugene Peterson was a professor and writer, he was a pastor. Here's his wise counsel regarding handling God's word.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Feb 15, 2014
If the goal of our preaching is to connect people to God's Word, what are you willing to do to make that connection?
By Peter Mead on Jan 9, 2015
"We should be concerned when there is a lack of motivation for God's Word--both in our own lives and in those we care about."
By Joe Mckeever on Jul 18, 2017
When a pastor stands to preach, he never knows who is listening to him. And if his sermon is recorded or broadcast, he has no clue who will be hearing his words. He will do well to make sure he knows what he’s talking about.
By Tim Challies on Jul 21, 2017
According to a new study by Gallup, the hottest thing at church today is not the worship and not the pastor. So what is it?
By Joe Hoagland on Aug 2, 2017
The Bible is wholly relevant to the modern person’s life sometimes it just takes some work for us to figure that out. The idea of making a “timeless truth” central to your sermon is important in communicating God’s Word in a postmodern age.
By Brandon Kelley on Aug 24, 2017
If you haven’t grasped this yet, your sermon introduction is vitally important. But what does it look like to knock the introduction out of the park? What are some things to avoid? What are some things to ensure are a part of it? Let’s dive into the 10 commandments of an effective sermon introduction!
By Peter Walters on Sep 15, 2017
We have a new family in our church with no church background at all. When I prepare to preach I think of them and go the extra mile to make my message as understandable and relatable as possible.