By Peter Mead on Oct 3, 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 Apr 10, 2023
But numbers become a problem in the heart of a pastor when they move from being a point of celebration to becoming the driver of our motivation.
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 18, 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 Sep 13, 2023
Take a few moments and ask yourself these questions to see what God reveals about your heart and motives.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jan 6, 2023
It might be true. It might even be helpful. But is it preaching?
By Casey Graham on Feb 5, 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 SermonCentral on Aug 30, 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 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 Ken Collins on Oct 19, 2021
Veteran preacher Ken Collins shares the heart of his calling. How do you see yours?
By J. John on Nov 12, 2020
"In giving thanks to God, there should be no motive other than pure gratitude."
By Ken Collins on Jul 26, 2020
Have you ever taken the time to define the "why" of your weekly task? Here's one list from a veteran pastor.
By Dr. Nijay Gupta on Apr 7, 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 12, 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 Christina Fox on Jun 13, 2022
A certain amount of self-evaluation can be good. We should have insight into ourselves, our motives, our choices, and our actions. But sometimes we can go too far. When self-evaluation ends with ourselves instead of pointing us beyond ourselves, there’s a problem.