By Mark Moore on Sep 17, 2013
We pay attention to our well-crafted manuscripts and outlines. But, honestly, how many of us are paying attention to the voice of God while we are preaching?
By Charles Stone on Oct 2, 2019
Good news! There are ways we can help people pay more attention to our sermons.
By Ron Forseth on Oct 18, 2018
Even though no one pays attention to the pre-flight warnings, the message is crucial when things go wrong.
By Charles Stone on Feb 16, 2022
One of the most disconcerting feelings we pastors experience is when we prepare a sermon and pour our heart into it, yet feel that it didn’t make a difference in people’s lives.
By Lance Witt on Feb 1, 2021
Can you imagine going to a theater to watch a hundred million dollar movie only to discover there isn’t a final scene? Can you imagine a race car driver leading the entire race and then in the final lap, stops paying attention and loses the race? Can you imagine getting directions on Google Maps and it not giving you the directions for the last mile?
By Lance Witt on Jan 22, 2018
This week work at paying attention to your soul. Listen to your emotions. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what is going on beneath the surface of all your “doing”.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2020
Effective speakers realize the power of attention-grabbing hooks. What's in your toolbox?
By Dr. R. Larry Moyer on May 8, 2019
How do you rate on the two critical skills every preacher needs?
By Lane Sebring on Oct 26, 2019
The reason we have to work harder to gain and keep attention has to do with what competes for the attention of our people every time we preach.
By Lane Sebring on Nov 7, 2019
Few public speakers can keep an audience's attention for an hour. Fewer should even try.
By John Gilman Ii on Mar 24, 2021
Families have long been the cornerstone of church congregations. Parents bring their children to church every Sunday. At a certain point, it becomes the children’s choice and responsibility to decide if they want to continue going to church every Sunday or not. That’s why it’s so important to show your children God’s grace and make Him a priority in their life from an early age.
By Charles Stone on Oct 20, 2021
Pique Interest is the second installment of an 8 part series on how neuroscience can improve your preaching.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 11, 2020
Dip into surprising sources to catch your listeners' attention with these unique quotes.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jun 29, 2020
Do numbers alone tell the story of success? What kind of numbers caught Jesus' attention?
By Brandon Hilgemann on Aug 14, 2019
Engaging the short attention span of teenagers (and even adults!) isn't easy.