By Peter Mead on Sep 8, 2017
This series looks at seven things preachers never say. Last time we thought about the burden of expectation. How about this for another: The negative outcomes of both criticism and apathy.
By Kent Woodyard on Mar 20, 2021
My article last week focused on a particularly negative reaction I received to a blog post about online giving. That response – and them is understanding it belied – galvanized me to talk about generosity,stewardship, and all things giving even more than I had before.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Feb 27, 2014
Every sermon should ask the people for some sort of response, a response in real life.
By Kent Woodyard on Apr 4, 2016
The Church itself plays an important role in fostering generosity. Yes, at the end of the day, it is the responsibility of the giver to give. But it is also the responsibility of the church to create opportunities for generosity.
By Mark Driscoll on Jul 28, 2014
How can a pastor handle sermon preparation while also juggling other pastoral responsibilities, like counseling and administration? Pastor Mark Driscoll has some advice.
By Sermoncentral on May 15, 2013
Do current events or popular opinions require a response from the pulpit?
By Sermoncentral on Jan 17, 2017
If you’re in the Kingdom, you’re in a battle.
By Bruce D. Johnson on May 31, 2021
God has not called us to be "certain knowers" but responsible interpreters.
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 20, 2017
How do we let go of responsibility when we are wired so heavily towards not doing so? How do we delegate when the church holds us responsible for getting things done? How do we let go when doing so makes us sometimes feel so out of control?
By Sermoncentral on Sep 17, 2020
Our responsibility is not only to feed the flock a balanced diet from Scripture but also to create a church culture within our congregation.
By John Mcclure on May 25, 2020
John McClure: "The allegations of childhood sexual abuse at Penn State last week call for a response from the pulpit."
By Peter Mead on Nov 15, 2018
Peter Mead reveals eight powerful insights into how to gauge a congregation's responsiveness.
By Lance Witt on Jan 9, 2021
Gifted speakers and novices alike experience this unenjoyable aspect: people's criticism. In today's Pastor to Pastor, Lance Witt discusses a proper response from a biblical perspective.
By Ron Edmondson on Apr 7, 2017
Every leader at some point faces a crisis of belief in their leadership – or what he or she is attempting to lead.
By Tony Merida on Aug 20, 2018
Tony Merida: "May God raise up a new generation of faithful, responsible expositors of Scripture who keep their finger on the text as they teach and preach."