By James Scott on Nov 15, 2018
It's the Holy Spirit's job to bring conviction, but do you try to soften the impact?
By Francis Chan on Jan 31, 2024
"Preaching is a time of blessing for me: I am closer to the Lord the more I teach, the more I preach."
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.
By Ron Forseth on Dec 9, 2021
Transforming power in preaching is found only in God himself. How can you tell if the Spirit is present?
By Leslie Holmes on Jul 30, 2018
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 SermonCentral on Sep 20, 2023
Jesus is greatly honored when we bring ourselves, with the Holy Spirit’s help, back to the heart of worship again and again.
By Dr. Michael Horton on May 31, 2021
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 Jamie Stilson on Feb 23, 2023
Preaching should be a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, not a display of our wisdom. One pastor calls it "ugly preaching."
By Lane Sebring on Sep 30, 2019
Some people think the work of the Holy Spirit is thwarted when the preacher makes an effort to improve his preaching.
By Peter Mead on Jul 3, 2018
We strive for excellence in preaching, and we should--but there are dangers if we succeed.
By Bob Hostetler on Jul 21, 2021
Even though exhortation is a gift of the Holy Spirit, our preaching needs at least four other vital ingredients.
By SermonCentral on Dec 9, 2018
Regardless of your church's climate, one thing remains true: The preacher's task is to preach with joy, whether the conditions are desirable or undesirable.
By Peter Mead on Sep 10, 2018
Another year. Another year of preaching. So why do we do it?
By Clay Smith on Jul 16, 2021
Here's how one pastor answers a commonly-asked question. How would you answer?
By Lane Sebring on Aug 15, 2019
I know what some of you are thinking… Wait! Heaviness is good. Intensity is good. People need their toes stepped on! That’s just the Holy Spirit working on them!