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 Ray Hollenbach on Nov 22, 2021
Thanksgiving sermons can sometimes sound like such a scolding, but guilt is a terrible motivation for giving thanks.
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 J. John on Nov 12, 2020
"In giving thanks to God, there should be no motive other than pure gratitude."
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 Ken Collins on Oct 19, 2021
Veteran preacher Ken Collins shares the heart of his calling. How do you see yours?
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 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 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 Dr. Nijay Gupta on Apr 8, 2021
The “missional theology” movement has injected energy and life into the church. Who isn’t inspired when reading Emil Brunner’s famous words, “The church exists by mission as a fire exists by burning”? Missional theology has motivated many Christians and churches to seek out their purpose in God of bearing and embodying the good news of Jesus Christ.
By Ron Edmondson on Apr 13, 2021
I have a heart for leaders. Especially church leaders. I’d love to help others learn from my mistakes. In fact, this is a huge motivation for this blog and a lot of my ministry.
With this in mind, I want to share a few things I’ve learned over the years. I hope it proves helpful.
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.