By Peter Mead on Apr 27, 2022
In pastoral ministry, there is a great need for the right diagnosis of sheep.
By Ryan Huguley on Oct 4, 2018
Listening is a lost art in our culture, so how should we listen to a sermon?
By Peter Mead on Mar 28, 2019
If listeners aren't satisfied, it could be a good sign, or it could be a bad sign. In the same way, happy listeners may mean something is wrong.
By Mark Mohler on Apr 9, 2019
Sermons are not made for paper--they're made for the human ear. Have you tried listening to yours?
By Mary Hinkle Shore on Mar 19, 2012
Before we start writing, perhaps we should start listening. Here are three very practical suggestions.
By Lane Sebring on Nov 28, 2019
There's nothing like a good snoozer of a sermon. But what does it take to preach a sermon that makes your listeners fall sound asleep?
By Steve Smith on Feb 21, 2022
So much talking. So many words. So many meetings. So much information. How can we ever take in what we really need to receive to make sense of our lives, our days and most importantly, one another.
By Peter Mead on Jan 29, 2020
They're in front of us every week. Maybe we can craft our preaching with sensitivity to the listeners in mind.
By Tyler Scarlett on Feb 9, 2019
A preacher's worst fear is that the congregation will stop listening. What's far more dreadful is if the people never were listening in the first place.
By Lance Witt on Apr 16, 2021
Pastors listen to other pastors. We listen to other people in ministry who are down in the trenches doing the hard work of leading others.
By Mark Mohler on Apr 17, 2020
Sermons are not made for paper; they are made for people. We should listen before we preach.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Nov 27, 2020
Exegesis is always the foundation for a sermon, but does your preaching reach your listeners' feelings?
By Peter Mead on Nov 21, 2019
Part of the preacher's role is to slow people down and to help them make sense of what the text is actually saying.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 25, 2019
Most people who leave the church aren't leaving God. Many of them are leaving the way we do church to try and find God.
By Ron Allen on Oct 4, 2021
It seems like a no-brainer, yet preachers rarely seek direct input from listeners about how we might improve our preaching.