By Tom Mercer on Aug 30, 2010
Veteran pastor Tom Mercer explains the concept of oikos, a revolutionary concept in biblical community and ministry.
By Louie Giglio on Jul 7, 2011
We have the same tools that the church of Acts had. Do we act like it?
By Peter Mead on Feb 14, 2012
We strive for excellence in preaching, and we should--but there are dangers if we succeed.
By Leslie Holmes on Jun 7, 2012
Somewhere inside most of us who preach lingers the need to be in control. It's what we do best, but being in control is the worst thing we can be when it comes to preaching!
By Peter Mead on Jan 17, 2013
Another year. Another year of preaching. So why do we do it?
By Clay Smith on Mar 7, 2013
Here's how one pastor answers a commonly-asked question. How would you answer?
By Ron Forseth on Jul 16, 2013
Transforming power in preaching is found only in God himself. How can you tell if the Spirit is present?
By Francis Chan on Jul 29, 2013
"Preaching is a time of blessing for me: I am closer to the Lord the more I teach, the more I preach."
By James Scott on Nov 9, 2013
It's the Holy Spirit's job to bring conviction, but do you try to soften the impact?
By Chris Surber on Jun 18, 2014
Preaching in the abstract means missing real lives and real people. Here are four ways to connect to real people.
By Lane Sebring on Jan 5, 2015
Some people think the work of the Holy Spirit is thwarted when the preacher makes an effort to improve his preaching.
By Charles Stone on Aug 5, 2016
When I was in seminary Church Growth 101 was a required course. I took interest in the whole field and became a student of church growth.
By Brandon Cox on Mar 18, 2017
Sometimes, I feel that I’m spinning my wheels and not getting anywhere, and that I’m failing to meet the expectations of others.
By Michael Horton on Jun 1, 2017
Who exactly is the mysterious third person of the Trinity? Why does he seem to possess less reality than the Father and the Son? Perhaps we think of the Holy Spirit as a divine force or energy that we can “plug into” for spiritual power. Or as the kinder and gentler—more intimate—side of God. But a person—in fact, a distinct person of the Godhead?
By Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2018
On Pentecost, the Church celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit's power to proclaim the risen Christ to the ends of the earth.