By Joe Mckeever on Oct 6, 2016
To expect to carry the message without feeling the weight is asking a little much.
By Megan Briggs on Oct 4, 2016
Have we lost sight of the need to memorize Scripture in our digital age?
By Sermoncentral on May 15, 2017
Micah 6:8 exposes me: I can love abstract ideas of justice and kindness, and neglect their concrete expression. It admonishes me: I cannot “do justice” or “love kindness” without loving real people. It humbles me, which is just what the Doctor ordered, if I’m really ready to walk with him.
By Sermoncentral on Oct 7, 2017
"The forces of American culture are almost all designed to build the opposite worldview into our people’s minds. Maximize comfort, ease, and security. Avoid all choices that might bring discomfort, trouble, difficulty, pain, or suffering. Add this cultural force to our natural desire for immediate gratification and fleeting pleasures, and the combined power to undermine the superior satisfaction of the soul in the glory of God through suffering is huge."
By John Bjorge on Jun 15, 2012
Many preachers are good at preaching for the head, but rarely do we aim for--or reach--the heart.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 24, 2017
Jesus is greatly honored when we bring ourselves, with the Holy Spirit’s help, back to the heart of worship again and again.
By Jon Bloom on Oct 11, 2017
"No one actually follows their heart. I know that sounds odd, given the prevalence of our cultural creed to "follow your heart." But if we think carefully about what the "heart" really is and how it functions, we will see that this creed doesn’t make sense, and why it ends up confusing and misleading people."
By Fred Craddock on May 4, 2013
Dr. Fred Craddock explains his mysterious statement, "Movement is more important than structure."
By Peter Mead on Aug 15, 2018
Master-preacher Peter Mead reflects on what placed one preacher among "the greats."
By Jamie Arpin-Ricci on Sep 18, 2012
Jamie Arpin-Ricci sees his preaching role in terms of asking "generative questions" in order to reach his listeners.
By Lance Witt on Jun 20, 2016
There have been lots of days when I wanted to hide out in my office and not have to deal with anybody. There have been plenty of times when the people I work with weren’t on my heart, but they sure were on my nerves. I suspect you know exactly what I’m talking about.
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 10, 2016
Someone asked me recently what I primarily look for in the hiring of a staff position. I said, without reservation, first and foremost, I look for the heart.
By J.d. Greear on Mar 22, 2019
Surveys show more than 50% of people have prayed a sinner's prayer and think they're going to heaven even though there is no detectable difference in their lifestyles from those outside of the church.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Aug 6, 2019
Preachers struggle with the temptation to make their charge from God a performance before men.
By Brandon Cox on Mar 2, 2017
Usually, knowing what breaks your heart is knowing what you should do with your life, and how you should be leading others.