By Peter Mead on Oct 4, 2019
"We should be concerned when there is a lack of motivation for God's Word--both in our own lives and in those we care about."
By Lance Witt on Sep 19, 2019
Every pastor knows what it is to preach a sermon when your heart isn't in it and your life isn't living it. Here are three ways to stay motivated and preaching from a healthy heart.
By Charles Stone on Feb 10, 2017
Take a few moments and ask yourself these questions to see what God reveals about your heart and motives.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jun 5, 2018
It might be true. It might even be helpful. But is it preaching?
By Sermoncentral on Aug 31, 2020
At the end of our expounding of the Scriptures, people need to know what to do with what we just said, and they need to be provoked to take action.
By Casey Graham on Feb 6, 2020
As you preach on the subject of money, you've got to engage people who are motivated by different reasons. Here's a list of the top five reasons people give.
By J. John on Nov 12, 2020
"In giving thanks to God, there should be no motive other than pure gratitude."
By Nancy Duarte on Aug 10, 2012
Are you willing to improve your preaching by learning from the latest research? If so, this TED Talk is for you.
By Tim Wilkins on Oct 1, 2021
Tim Wilkins offers five must-know tips for dealing with the hot-button issue of homosexuality from the pulpit.
By Lance Witt on Jan 29, 2018
Some of the qualities that people will applaud in your life are the very things that will wreck your soul.
By Steven Furtick on Jun 8, 2011
If you want your church or organization to reach its full potential, you have to get the people with back-row complacency to have front-row enthusiasm and motivation.
By Ken Collins on Jul 27, 2020
Have you ever taken the time to define the "why" of your weekly task? Here's one list from a veteran pastor.
By Lance Witt on Jan 22, 2018
This week work at paying attention to your soul. Listen to your emotions. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what is going on beneath the surface of all your “doing”.
By Lance Witt on May 30, 2016
If you read last week’s article you know that we talked about holiness not just being a legalistic set of rules. True holiness always starts with relationship. And the highest motive for keeping ourselves pure is our love for God, not the fear of consequences.
By Lance Witt on Jan 15, 2018
Ambition is a blessing and a curse. When it is God-directed and Spirit-managed, it can bear tremendous fruit. But when it is hijacked by self and ego, it can leave a wake of destruction in its path.