By Francis Chan on Oct 22, 2011
Francis Chan shares a powerful sermon illustration about living for God in the short time we have on this earth. Use this illustration in an upcoming message about the importance of living with an eternal focus.
By Peter Mead on Nov 2, 2016
Be careful that you don’t get stuck in a rut with your illustration material.
By Yuri Doroshuk on Jan 7, 2015
Thou shall be interesting! Here's guidance.
By Larry Moyer on Dec 9, 2011
There is an item you need to be a break-through preacher--without this item, you will simply be a speaker.
By Eric Mckiddie on Aug 13, 2012
Eric McKiddie recommends these steps for turning a good sermon illustration into a great one.
By Eric Mckiddie on Mar 6, 2013
How to come up with captivating illustrations on a weekly basis? Ask a creative genius!
By Erik Raymond on Jul 23, 2013
Are you constantly mining the same sources for your sermon illustrations? Here are five suggestions to keep things fresh.
By Bruce Johnson on Jun 6, 2015
The point of an illustration is to provide "a window to the soul." Here is one man's soul-opening method.
By Peter Mead on Aug 8, 2015
Every illustration should "let the light in." Do yours?
By Lane Sebring on Dec 11, 2015
A good illustration will reach out and grab your listeners and pull them into your content. It will make them care. But How?
By Sherman Cox on Apr 10, 2015
We must think deeply about how our illustration choices affect how our congregation hears our sermon.
By Peter Mead on Apr 13, 2018
Peter Mead: "I’m convinced that one of the key ingredients for effective preaching is effective and vivid description. Practice it. Learn it."
By Jacob Myers on Nov 6, 2013
In "Gravity" we find a poignant portrayal of what Christian discipleship might look like.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Feb 1, 2019
Sermon illustrations should be like letting sunlight into a window, not like putting a spotlight on a stage.
By Chris Surber on May 14, 2015
A working knowledge of Church history teaches us to be humble. Our footprints aren’t the first tracks on this road.