By David Mathis on Dec 23, 2017
You were made for the Great Joy of Christmas.
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 Sermoncentral on Dec 9, 2016
I’ve been thinking this week about the place of joy in our lives. Mixed with hope, it’s an essential element for the perseverance of Christian leaders.
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 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 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 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 Joe Mckeever on Apr 9, 2014
This Q & A answers, "Why are all preachers nuts?" and other things people want to know.
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 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 Eric Mckiddie on Sep 9, 2019
The celebration and joy of preaching God’s word will return to you when you remember the blessings that God has in store.
By Joy Moore on Jun 8, 2012
Even if your illustration comes from a real-life experience, it must also be "real life" for your listener.
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 David Mathis on Nov 23, 2017
"Most of us have never given any serious thought to what it might mean to feast with Christ-honoring intentionality."