By Ron Edmondson on Mar 14, 2017
Getting a new person started in a good way is probably equal to finding the right people – especially if we hope to keep them.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 10, 2016
Here's a great way open your church up to innovative new ideas by minimizing the risk – or at least the sting – of failure.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 12, 2014
The problems with the church are nothing new. But in a way, that's good news.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jan 4, 2020
"Repent" is the first word of the good news. Belief comes as we help our listeners rethink a way of life based upon what God has already done.
By Charles Stone on Oct 2, 2019
Good news! There are ways we can help people pay more attention to our sermons.
By Lance Witt on Mar 18, 2016
Fresh is always better. Taking a breath of clean, fresh air is way better than inhaling polluted air. Eating fresh bread is way better than choking down a piece of dry, stale bread. And likewise, sermons that are fresh are way better than warmed over messages.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Oct 28, 2014
Not all change is bad. What if "new" ways of preaching and doing church actually take us closer to the New Testament model?
By Sermoncentral on Jun 8, 2016
In my experience, churches put on a stellar VBS and just hope that the fourth goal of retaining new families from the community will take care of itself.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jul 26, 2019
Sin is ravaging the church today, but the old ways of talking about sin clearly do not help us. We have to find new ways to talk about it.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 25, 2019
Most people who leave the church aren't leaving God. Many of them are leaving the way we do church to try and find God.
By Thom Turner on Sep 19, 2012
Thom Turner wanted to recapture the art of listening and found a whole new way to engage with the sermon.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 14, 2014
Brandon Cox reminds us of proven methods--and supplies a new one of his own.
By Steve Smith on Dec 3, 2016
When I practice Advent, I get the opportunity to yet again, start my life over. I am invited to step out and away from my old ways and to begin new ways of living better–living in a different rhythm; living in a deeper–more sacred way.
By Dan Reiland on Jun 2, 2017
Leaders who are fully engaged in their mission fight battles. There is no way to avoid battles if you want to make progress consistently. New territory is never easy, and it always comes at a price. Life never grants a free ride, and leaders don’t receive a “get out of jail free” card when it comes to solving serious problems. The good news is that we don’t fight alone.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 30, 2020
Avoid these ten critical mistakes that could prevent an effective evangelistic sermon series at your church.