By Lane Sebring on Nov 6, 2019
Being a pastor is unlike just about any other profession. Because of the holistic nature of the work, we tend to take on "pastor" as an identity and not just a career.
By Charles Stone on Feb 10, 2017
Take a few moments and ask yourself these questions to see what God reveals about your heart and motives.
By Thom Schultz on Nov 25, 2020
Why do preachers attempt to manufacture lectures that fill the identical time allotment week after week?
By Craig Groeschel on Apr 20, 2018
Craig Groeschel encourages pastors to make sure they don't miss the key ingredient for authenticity in preaching.
By Lane Sebring on Feb 19, 2020
Try this in your next sermon. You’ll see your people come alive and be inspired.
By Lance Witt on Feb 6, 2017
Looking back, I see that obscurity allowed God to redirect my sense of identity and significance.
By Lance Witt on Apr 17, 2017
For many Christians shame isn’t about a sordid past or dark skeletons in our closet. We live with a low-grade nagging feeling that we are never “enough”.
By Lance Witt on Feb 13, 2017
For many years I did ministry as an employee rather than as a son. My value and acceptance were dependent on how well I performed.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 24, 2020
Do Christians and Muslims worship the same deity? It has become one of the most pressing and controversial questions in the world in the last fifteen years.
By Lance Witt on Sep 18, 2017
"In the last thirty years within the church world, there has been a subtle shifting of the spotlight. Inadvertently, in many places, it has become all about the bride (the church) rather than the groom (Jesus)."
By Lance Witt on Sep 11, 2017
"It may be that the great sin of the church in our generation is the trivializing of God. The Jesus Christ, in whom the fullness of deity dwells, is not to be boxed in, airbrushed, made over, tamed, explained or explained away. I am deeply convinced that the way you live will be a direct consequence of how you see God."
By Eric Mckiddie on Apr 28, 2021
“Self-starter” is an identity that up-and-coming leaders seek. It means that you take initiative and responsibility without being asked or coerced. You see a problem and you jump on it. No one ever has to tell you what to do. You put on your Nikes and just do it.
But there can be a dark side to self-starters, which is when their interest in beginning new projects and their disinterest in finishing projects are equal.