By Joe Hoagland on May 23, 2016
Some criticism is unequivocally bad criticism. It is destructive, not based 100% in truth, and is based in bad intentions. Prepare yourself for this kind of criticism.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 27, 2019
A tongue-in-cheek commentary on a popular preaching style. Have you ever used it? How'd it work for you?
By Ron Edmondson on Mar 15, 2014
"Not that I seek the approval of man, but I wanted to be part of a church that would truly make a difference in our community, so much so that if we were gone, people would miss us."
By Sermoncentral on Dec 30, 2016
I’ve noticed that for a couple thousand years now, the church has had this tendency to be quick to point out what is wrong with the church, but slow to affirm what is right.
By Jared Moore on Dec 5, 2019
Check out this list. Do you still want to be a pastor? If so, then God has probably called you to the ministry.
By Charles Stone on Dec 18, 2017
These seven signs might indicate that your leadership is being negatively affected by how you handle your anxiety.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 5, 2016
Sometimes I think church leaders take the most negative approaches in an attempt to encourage more people to get involved in ministry in the church.
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 John Maxwell on Jun 30, 2011
Seeing yourself as a failure is a negative thinking pattern. It doesn’t make you feel any better, and, even more important, it doesn’t help you do any better in the future. To start “failing forward,” you need to look at failure differently.
By Kent Woodyard on Jun 17, 2016
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.