By Dave Browning on May 23, 2011
For some Christian leaders, an hour-long service can be viewed as too short, if not restrictive. For the people we are trying to reach, however, an hour may seem long, if not excessive.
By Sherman Cox on Apr 10, 2012
How long is too long? Let's just say many preachers overestimate their ability to hold an audience.
By Evy Yohner on Apr 26, 2017
These stories are like rare pearls, collecting from a way of “doing” missions no longer done, when intrepid men and women sacrificed everything to obey God’s voice.
By Brian Croft on Jan 19, 2017
The answer to this question largely depends on the kind of pastor you are, the quality of preacher you are, and the kind of congregation you serve.
By Joe Mckeever on May 24, 2012
Proper preparation is not for the faint of heart. It takes prayer, study, and practice.
By Haddon Robinson on May 18, 2013
Haddon Robinson suggests we need to do something more than talk about Bible history.
By Charles Stone on Feb 20, 2015
How could there be only one answer? Charles Stone suggests five factors to consider.
By Hershael York on Feb 3, 2016
After 35 years of pulpit ministry, Hershael York gives us the answer!
By Cameron Cole on Dec 9, 2017
"Preparing kids to face the real world on their own is scary and daunting. There are only so many things we can do and there are no guarantees. Within the realm of things, we can control resides the teaching of God’s word."
By R. Kent Hughes on Jul 8, 2017
Our ultimate trust is always in God's persevering grace, nevertheless, we are called to cultivate godly action in our lives. Here are 10 disciplines shared by a pastor with over 40 years of experience in faithfully serving the Lord and shepherding God's people.
By Christine Hoover on Nov 22, 2017
"In all things, imitate and anticipate the final Thanksgiving table and a place where all our longings will finally find their home."
By Peter Mead on Jan 10, 2014
People long for the preacher to have a deep sense of consistency.
By Rick Warren on Aug 16, 2011
Rick Warren shares his leadership wisdom for staying healthy and effective for the long haul in ministry.
By Tom Long on Jun 2, 2012
Tom Long suggests two radically different ways to prepare to preach--for the same message!
By Ray Hollenbach on Feb 7, 2013
How long can you hold your audience? Steven Spielberg can hold them for two and a half hours.