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 Leslie Holmes on Jul 31, 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 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 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 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 Peter Mead on Jul 3, 2018
We strive for excellence in preaching, and we should--but there are dangers if we succeed.
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 Sep 10, 2018
Another year. Another year of preaching. So why do we do it?
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 John Bisagno on Jun 7, 2018
Are you making ministry changes according to the latest "church growth" fads or the prompting of the Holy Spirit?
By Bob Hostetler on Jun 18, 2013
Even though exhortation is a gift of the Holy Spirit, our preaching needs at least four other vital ingredients.
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 Guy Davies on Jul 16, 2018
"Great biblical preaching and preparation are indispensable to the church."
By Jamie Stilson on Jul 8, 2014
Preaching should be a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, not a display of our wisdom. One pastor calls it "ugly preaching."
By David Lose on Apr 4, 2018
When a sermon includes the following seven central elements, and when the Holy Spirit is present, something happens—the Word comes alive and people come to faith.