By Andy Stanley on Nov 29, 2010
The Bible has its share of thou-shalts and thou-shalt-nots. But at the same time, the Bible talks an awful lot about grace. So which is it? Or if it’s both, how do they fit together?
By Rick Warren on Jan 17, 2011
I'll say it over and over: The purpose of preaching is obedience. That is why you should always preach for response, aiming for people to act on what is said.
By Tullian Tchividjian on Jun 16, 2011
"The hard work of Christian growth, therefore, is to think less of me and my performance and more of Jesus and his performance for me."
By Rick Ezell on Dec 5, 2014
You may be the most skilled preacher and your church may have excellent small groups or the best children’s ministry in the city, but your first-time guests will never know unless they make a second or third visit.
By Tullian Tchividjian on Dec 5, 2011
Tullian Tchividjian: "If people walk away from my sermons thinking more about what they need to do than what Jesus has already done, I’ve failed to preach the Gospel."
By Ron Forseth on Jan 24, 2012
Some pastors fear that preaching grace can lead to pitfalls, a license for sin, or even a lack of sacrificial giving. Here are five frequently raised objections to preaching grace and why they don't work.
By Peter Mead on Mar 13, 2012
How many gospel preachers really preach the radical message of God's grace, and how many feel the need to qualify it?
By Jamie Stilson on Jul 2, 2012
Preaching should be a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, not a display of our wisdom. One pastor calls it "ugly preaching."
By Matt Chandler on Nov 19, 2012
"If you can't feel the text, I don't know if you've been called to preach."
By Ron Forseth on Jul 18, 2013
Five common objections to preaching grace and how to overcome them.
By David Lose on Sep 10, 2013
When to insist on law and when to suspend it? For whom? Will things fall apart if we get it wrong?
By Nathan Aaseng on Aug 1, 2014
"The Word is not magic, but it has power ... great power to bring God's love and grace into the world."
By Nathan Aaseng on Dec 1, 2014
Even though law and grace are opposites in many ways, both have their place in the pulpit.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jan 29, 2015
We've lined up the chairs in neat little rows and called it grace. We never noticed: it has broken free.
By Michael Lukaszewski on Feb 3, 2015
Michael Lukaszewski offers six compelling reasons why Andy Stanley is one of the top communicators of our time.
By Scott Gibson on Feb 7, 2015
It's true: We can preach grace to the point of ignoring the truth. But that's not usually our problem.
By Ray Ortlund on Dec 2, 2016
True awakening or revival is a glorious season in the life of the church when for His glory alone, God causes the ordinary means of His grace to make an extraordinary impact on many people.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Feb 4, 2017
Jesus said Christians should be known for how deeply we love. Yet studies show that in the eyes of many non-Christians, we’re known for how deeply we judge, not for how deeply we love.
By Ron Edmondson on May 27, 2017
As difficult as forgiveness may be to extend, it is often a most important ingredient in healthy relationships and in being a completely healthy person.