By Chris Surber on Sep 29, 2018
Love in the pastorate--not logic in the academic hall--wins people to Christ.
By John Piper on May 23, 2018
John Piper shares his input on "if" and "when" it's appropriate for pastors to marry unbelievers.
By Kevin Deyoung on Jul 3, 2014
There's no shortage of effort or energy as we go about our tasks—until it comes to holiness.
By Perry Noble on Jun 13, 2011
"I honestly believe I’ve got the best idea ever for a sermon series in your church…one that will lead to breakthroughs, one that will be talked about until Jesus comes back."
By Peter Mead on Sep 8, 2018
Commentaries are resources for preachers, not sources for sermons. Watch out for these three pitfalls when using commentaries in your sermon prep and delivery.
By Peter Mead on Jul 30, 2018
When was the last time you preached from a Prophet? You could rediscover a rich resource for you--and your congregation.
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 Brian Orme on Dec 17, 2012
Help can come from the most unexpected places: You can look to the Church Fathers to help prepare your Christmas message.
By Perry Noble on Oct 10, 2013
Write these down and keep them in your Bible. In those final moments before you take the pulpit, challenge yourself!
By Sermoncentral on Dec 24, 2018
The Eternal Word is ever new. Come celebrate with saints centuries old.
By John Holm on Jan 31, 2014
Anyone can introduce new ideas. Making them last is something else entirely.
By Sherman Cox on Jan 13, 2015
Whatever muscles you exercise will be your strongest ones.
By Tim Coressel on Jan 14, 2015
From the moment you "close in prayer," that message you labored over for hours will begin to fade in the minds of your audience.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on May 19, 2016
Brief. Gospel-centered. Be sensitive to family. There are other important factors to consider when preaching funerals. But these three pieces of advice are a good place to start.
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 14, 2017
For those of you in the vocational ministry, let me offer some reflections on 42 years of ministry.