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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
By Patrick Holden on Aug 9, 2012
Five common mistakes any speaker can make--or learn how to avoid.
By Lane Sebring on Oct 23, 2015
Great leaders set high expectations and truly believe their church is capable of meeting them.
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 Sherman Cox on Dec 29, 2018
We often fall into the trap of preaching designed to merely provide tools to become more successful in this present world rather than becoming ambassadors of the coming Kingdom.
By Peter Mead on Dec 26, 2018
Where are people looking as they leave? If we're not careful, they will walk out with gaze firmly fixed on self.