By Charles Stone on Jun 28, 2016
Many pastors secretly struggle with measuring up to very successful pastors and churches. It’s tough, but it comes with ministry. People compare pastors. In this post I suggest a few ways to deal with this “measure up mentality.” I begin with one pastor’s experience.
By Steven Furtick on May 24, 2011
The words you speak should move people on a personal level. They should grip their hearts and make application to their lives personally.
By Leslie Holmes on Mar 9, 2019
"Bob Easley may not have gone beyond sixth grade, but he taught this quasi-educated preacher that there's a lot more to be learned about preaching than I ever got inside a book."
By Lance Witt on Feb 19, 2016
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 Jeff Vanderstelt on Oct 29, 2011
Jeff Vanderstelt of Soma Communities encourages leaders to gain a fresh perspective for living out the mission of the church today.
By Sherman Cox on Aug 1, 2012
"The black preaching tradition, when it is at its best, helps and blesses all who come in contact with it," says Sherman Cox.
By Rachel Wrenn on Aug 18, 2015
"Mildred" loves the Lord, shows up early for service--and falls asleep nearly every week. What to do?
By Sherman Cox on Jun 27, 2014
Doctrinal sermons are fine, but do they connect to human experience?
By David Lose on Nov 29, 2014
Instead of demanding repentance, what if you invited people into it?
By Patrick Holden on Aug 9, 2012
Five common mistakes any speaker can make--or learn how to avoid.
By Mark Dever on Jun 10, 2013
Pastor Mark Dever contrasts the simplicity of presenting the good news with the importance of teaching doctrinal discernment.
By Nathan Aaseng on Aug 1, 2014
"The Word is not magic, but it has power ... great power to bring God's love and grace into the world."
By Josh Reich on Sep 17, 2015
What's really behind the request when someone asks you to "go deeper"?
By Lane Sebring on Oct 23, 2015
Great leaders set high expectations and truly believe their church is capable of meeting them.
By Mark Driscoll on Aug 20, 2011
In this nine-minute video Mark Driscoll offers a bold plea for leaders to be clear about the dangers of hell and the power of the gospel.