By Tejado Hanchell on Oct 23, 2012
It's important for the preacher to engage in the process of regularly evaluating his or her sermon. Here's how.
By Stephen Gregory on Mar 7, 2018
What is a good sermon? How can I preach with confidence a message I have not had time to polish? Who am I seeking to please, anyway? Stephen Gregory seeks answers to these questions.
By Duane Kelderman on May 30, 2018
Preachers and churches run into trouble when they forget that preaching is first and foremost a proclamation of Scripture.
By Mary Shore on Mar 19, 2012
Before we start writing, perhaps we should start listening. Here are three very practical suggestions.
By Fred Craddock on May 4, 2013
Dr. Fred Craddock explains his mysterious statement, "Movement is more important than structure."
By Brandon Cox on Jul 19, 2017
Do you ever get that post-sermon, anti-climactic feeling that all of your research, all of your writing, all of your preparation just got burned up in a single half-hour shot?
By Sherman Cox on Jun 29, 2012
If you have trouble finding something to celebrate, look for the Good News first. The celebration will jump out at you.
By Fred Craddock on Apr 7, 2015
Fred Craddock literally wrote the book on preaching. He reminds us, "Movement is more important than structure."
By Peter Mead on Apr 5, 2012
The crucifixion is bloody. Should we shock people out of a religious view of crucifixion, or is it better not to overwhelm people with the gore?
By Gracia Grindal on Jun 13, 2012
Practical advice on what works--and what doesn't--in your sermon.
By Travis Hearn on Dec 11, 2013
When you're giving good news to someone, how do you give it?
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 11, 2015
You brought a sermon you knew beyond a doubt was from the Lord and inspired of God.Halfway through, you could sense the congregation’s minds wandering. How could this happen?
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 Ray Hollenbach on Jun 22, 2015
"Repent" is the first word of the good news. Belief comes as we help our listeners rethink a way of life based upon what God has already done.
By J.s. Park on Jan 8, 2014
Sometimes your good work can actually hinder people from hearing the gospel.