By Chris Surber on Jan 26, 2019
Preaching in the abstract means missing real lives and real people. Here are four ways to connect to real people.
By Lance Witt on Aug 28, 2017
One of the reasons the word accountability gets a bad rap is because of the way some people have carried out accountability. Holding people accountable is not using your position as a club to embarrass, humiliate, mistreat, belittle or shame people. Our accountability of people should make those on our team better not bitter.
By David J. Lose on Dec 1, 2020
Instead of demanding repentance, what if you invited people into it?
By Sermoncentral on Jan 4, 2021
Church attendance should be a tool to help people draw closer to Jesus. Not the other way around.
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 Steven Furtick on Aug 5, 2011
Preaching, when done correctly, should unburden people. As preachers, our job is to challenge people, yes, but not to burden them.
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.
By Steven Furtick on Dec 13, 2011
Steven Furtick: "Focus on the people you want to reach and you’ll keep the people you want to keep."
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Jun 27, 2014
Doctrinal sermons are fine, but do they connect to human experience?
By Lance Witt on Jan 9, 2021
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 Casey Graham on Feb 6, 2020
As you preach on the subject of money, you've got to engage people who are motivated by different reasons. Here's a list of the top five reasons people give.
By Peter Mead on Mar 22, 2021
The crucifixion is bloody. Should we shock people out of a religious view of crucifixion, or is it better not to overwhelm people with the gore?
By Patrick Johnstone on Jun 20, 2016
These are the words people use to describe today’s bigger-than-ever flood of global refugees and migrants. But people have been on the move since the very beginning of human history. The Bible tells me so.
Jesus was a refugee. So was Abraham. So was Moses. Jews and Christians have been on the move for a long, long time.
By Sermoncentral on Jul 6, 2017
“You have no business being the pastor of our church. All you are interested in is getting your own way and changing all the good things we have going. People are saying you should be fired. I agree with them.”
By Sermoncentral on Jul 20, 2019
People need to know us before they can trust us. And they need to trust us before they’ll go to church with us.