By Kyle Idleman on Sep 27, 2010
Kyle Idleman offers his viewpoint on the difference between fans and followers of Jesus Christ.
By Jason Hood on May 21, 2011
We can find Jesus all over the Psalms, because the Psalms are his prayer book that points to him. And when we find Jesus in the Psalms, we also find ourselves.
By Greg Surratt on Dec 16, 2011
Greg Surratt: When people leave for whatever reason, God’s got your back. What else do you really need?
By Ed Stetzer on Dec 10, 2012
Can we rise above T-shirt and bumper-sticker sloganism? These are radical words.
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 13, 2012
When you cover the familiar territory of the Christmas Story year after year, sometimes you have to try another angle.
By Mark Driscoll on Mar 30, 2013
Great topics require great preaching. Watch this clip to worship and prepare your mind for preaching the power of the resurrection on Easter Sunday.
By Jonathan Martin on Apr 8, 2013
God is bigger than our tiny little systems of certainty. He is revealed to us in Jesus of Nazareth, who is real enough to touch us in our own ambiguity.
By Frank Viola on May 1, 2013
Mark it down: Whenever you give that which is most valuable in your life to the Lord Jesus Christ, some of your fellow Christians will consider it to be waste.
By Jared Moore on Jun 11, 2013
If you want to help your hearers focus on God and think on God when they leave your service, then here are 11 things that you cannot do.
By David Lose on Jun 21, 2013
David Lose reminds us we are not alone in our task; someone has been lifting us up for centuries.
By Ray Hollenbach on Aug 7, 2013
Preaching the cross is powerful and necessary, but there is more for us to say.
By James Scott on Aug 13, 2013
Jesus never shied away from calling people to make big changes--do you?
By Bill Couchenour on Nov 14, 2013
Is it possible to reach the U.S. for Jesus in less than a decade by cutting sermon prep time in half?
By Ray Hollenbach on Dec 3, 2013
Some people think the Christmas verses are the stuff of Christmas pageants and cheesy dramas. They are also fuel for great preaching.
By Ray Hollenbach on Feb 20, 2014
"Try to imagine talking about your subject every single day for two years. If the idea still thrills you, you've found your topic."
By Ed Cyzewski on Mar 14, 2014
When Jesus called his disciples, there wasn’t a single one who understood that he was the Messiah or Son of God.
By Frank Viola on Mar 21, 2014
If Jesus didn’t seek reputation when He was on earth, why should you?
By J.d. Greear on Feb 10, 2015
Surveys show more than 50% of people have prayed a sinner's prayer and think they're going to heaven even though there is no detectable difference in their lifestyles from those outside of the church.
By Peter Mead on Mar 30, 2015
Easter is the real ground zero of the Christian faith. We tend to, or should, return to it week after week. So what do we do when Easter comes around?
By Ray Hollenbach on Apr 1, 2015
The Last Supper: More than history, more than a painting, it's the living example of how to go through stressful times.
By William Boekestein on Jul 26, 2016
A number of years ago I was about to preach for the first time in a certain church. As I arranged my papers and books I noticed a sign near the top of the pulpit. It was a quotation from John 12:21: “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.”
By Michael Kelley on Aug 12, 2016
We are probably more responsive today than ever before, partly because we now have the tools to respond publicly to anyone or anything, and at any time we see fit. We can post, like, tweet, and retweet, and we are delighted to do so. We love to respond. No, we need to respond.
By Marshall Segal on Aug 18, 2016
What captivates your heart more: what God does through you, or what he has done for you?
By Joe Hoagland on Sep 20, 2016
The church can learn a lot from worldly business and marketing trends but many times churches and church leaders end up promoting the wrong thing.
By Dave Furman on Sep 24, 2016
God delivered me from the darkness of despair through my friends and family as they shared their hope with me. I’m not talking about a shove-it-in-your-face kind of “sharing.” They didn’t try to explain all my problems away or attempt to explain all of God’s intentions for my suffering.
By Tony Reinke on May 1, 2017
We all seem to sense that — for good or bad — our smartphones are changing us, our habits, and our relationships.