By Karl Vaters on Oct 5, 2017
"We’re always decrying the rise of the consumer culture within the church. But how should we expect people to act when pastors act like CEOs marketing Jesus as a product?"
By John Macarthur on May 31, 2017
The church today is badly in need of reformation again. And Christ’s lordship over His church is still the central truth we must recover, which requires the unleashing of His Word among His people again. We cannot merely float along with the latest evangelical trends and expect things to get better.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 27, 2018
Advent is a season of watching and waiting on our Lord Jesus. Here are 16 powerful Advent sermon and worship resources for your church.
By Joe Mckeever on Oct 24, 2019
Every church has to choose whether it is willing to hear from God or to be rocked to sleep by the Lord's messenger.
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 23, 2021
Consider these five reasons to be involved in the local association. I promise you that Christ will be honored, your church will be strengthened, other ministers will be encouraged, and most surprising of all, you will find yourself to be more fulfilled in serving your Lord.
By James O. Davis on Jun 5, 2020
In the last six years, the Global Church has witnessed more than 1.4 million new church plants with more than 250 million coming to Christ. The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ is growing faster than any other time in history.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 27, 2020
Discover 15 powerful Labor Day sermon and worship resources to use in your church. As Colossians 3:23 says, "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters."
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 29, 2016
Show me a Christian who can please God better alone than with other believers and I’ll show you a one-of-a-kind, something never before seen on planet Earth. The Lord thought you and I would be needing each other, so placed us in a church fellowship when He saved us.
By Kent Woodyard on Mar 21, 2016
Working in business development for a church giving platform, I am asked often if there is a Biblical precedent for churches using digital technology to accept tithes and offerings. Any scriptural evidence that text-2-give is acceptable to the Lord? I’ll save you a concordance search: there isn’t.
By Lance Witt on Sep 11, 2017
"It may be that the great sin of the church in our generation is the trivializing of God. The Jesus Christ, in whom the fullness of deity dwells, is not to be boxed in, airbrushed, made over, tamed, explained or explained away. I am deeply convinced that the way you live will be a direct consequence of how you see God."
By John Piper on Jan 17, 2018
Try to imagine the Bible without the Psalms. What a different book it would be! What a different place the church would be. And what a different person I would be.
By Dr. 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 Karl Vaters on Aug 30, 2017
We're often told that small churches are failing at church growth. But sometimes church growth ideas are failing in smaller churches.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2019
If your church is healthy, quit stressing about getting bigger. God may not be calling you to bigness.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 5, 2013
Watch the Back to Church video that's changing the way people think about the church!