By Marshall Segal on Apr 13, 2017
For most of us, the single greatest threat to our faith in God and his promises has been the miles we have walked in the desert.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 10, 2018
Regardless of your church's climate, one thing remains true: The preacher's task is to preach with joy, whether the conditions are desirable or undesirable.
By Josh Reich on Mar 7, 2017
If you talk to any pastor or his wife and ask them about friends, more than likely you will get a sad, longing look.
By David Lose on Mar 31, 2015
Fear and joy, despair and hope, doubt and faith--these are the two sides of our lives in this world.
By Ray Hollenbach on Sep 11, 2018
There's a rich vein of life even in the verses that close each Epistle. Have you ever preached a benediction?
By Paul Baloche on Apr 22, 2016
Some of the hardest yet most inspiring times of worship occur during funerals. The raw emotions of sadness and loss are mixed with a sense of hope and eternal perspective.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 24, 2018
Follow the example of these leaders. You'll find joy in the midst of the hard work and long hours of pastoral ministry.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 9, 2014
This Q & A answers, "Why are all preachers nuts?" and other things people want to know.
By David Mathis on Dec 23, 2017
You were made for the Great Joy of Christmas.
By Randy Alcorn on Aug 29, 2017
It’s true that we can’t make ourselves happy in God any more than a seed can make itself grow. But we’re not just seeds. We’re greenhouse farmers who can make sure the seed is planted, watered, and fertilized.
By Randy Alcorn on Dec 7, 2017
"If a young man without modern medicine and dying of an excruciating disease could make choices that brought him happiness in Christ, surely we can too."
By Jon Bloom on Nov 21, 2017
"There is only one way. And Jesus both is the way (John 14:6) and shows the way."
By Lance Witt on May 29, 2017
Ultimately, if God is not working in you, the joy of his work through you will be short-lived.
By Charles Stone on Feb 25, 2016
When we discover, develop, and deploy our strengths and gifts, we maximize our Kingdom impact and experience the greatest joy.
By Eric Mckiddie on Jan 12, 2016
The celebration and joy of preaching God’s word will return to you when you remember the blessings that God has in store.