By Thom Schultz on Jan 22, 2013
When it comes to determining the perfect sermon length, we need to know the limitations of the medium.
By Thom Schultz on Mar 5, 2013
Why do preachers attempt to manufacture lectures that fill the identical time allotment week after week?
By Taelor Gray on Jul 22, 2016
Growing up in church, I used to think of pastors as heroic, super-powered leaders who were almost like enhanced human beings. For me, they were moral superiors operating beyond the scope of failure and “common” struggle.
By Bruce Johnson on Jun 6, 2015
The point of an illustration is to provide "a window to the soul." Here is one man's soul-opening method.
By Dean Shriver on Apr 12, 2018
The call to preach requires more of us than verbal proclamation of truth. We must not only speak God’s Word so it can be heard; we must live God’s Word so it can be seen.
By Mons Teig on Feb 17, 2015
Sin sucks the life out of us. The following texts invite us to a spiritual examination and forty days of healing therapy.
By Steven Furtick on Feb 17, 2012
"God has never depended on your perfect preaching to save lives any more than He has your perfect obedience to save yourself."
By Ray Hollenbach on Apr 1, 2013
Jesus provides the perfect example for our preaching and teaching in the weeks ahead. What will you do?
By Brian Orme on May 7, 2013
In the ongoing search for the perfect sermon length, here are three factors to help determine the length of your sermon on any given Sunday.
By Nicholas Mcdonald on Mar 6, 2014
It may seem like the perfect way to lighten up a sermon, but perhaps you should run it through this helpful checklist.
By Glenn Packiam on Aug 16, 2016
Small groups are a perfect example of how pastors may learn from researchers. At many church conferences, pastors speak confidently of their latest, greatest small group model, sure that it is the new breakthrough in discipleship.
By Lisa Eifert on Aug 23, 2016
All church ministries share one overarching purpose: Regardless of age, gender or race, they exist in service of God. However, just because ministries have overlapping agendas doesn’t mean the means through which to form them are the same. In fact, depending on the type of ministry, optimal organizational strategies often vary wildly.
Summer offers the perfect opportunity to focus on best practices for organizing one group in particular: the men’s ministry. Let’s count down five tips for forming—and sustaining—a vibrant men’s ministry within your church community.