By Peter Mead on Apr 20, 2017
When we preach, we present a perspective. When we preach, we provoke a perspective.
By Frank Viola on May 7, 2014
When a genuine church is born, it possesses within its spiritual DNA all the giftings that are in Jesus Christ.
By Randy Alcorn on Oct 9, 2017
"In times of doubt, difficulty, and trials, our fundamental beliefs about God and our faith are revealed. So how can Christians find faith in the midst of doubt? How can they trust God’s plan when their lives seem out of His control, and prayers seem to go unanswered or, sometimes it feels, even unheard?"
By Deanna Young on Dec 6, 2018
Have you ever considered the Christmas holiday as an opportunity to testify to our faith?
By Mark Looyenga on Nov 22, 2016
Again and again in Scripture, biblical characters experience contentment amidst struggle or difficulty in ways that go beyond just circumstance.
By Sermoncentral on Jul 5, 2016
As I prepared to share this with friends, I had to ask myself, “Why should a pastor attend a conference like this?”
I came up with four reasons why pastors should attend conferences, seminars, and/or workshops.
By Jim Morgan on Sep 12, 2016
Redefining members (not pastors and staff) as the “church” and the community (not members) as the “customer” would reverse the lens through which churches evaluate nearly every decision they make today.
By Kenton Anderson on Mar 17, 2018
Preaching appears arrogant to people overwhelmed by the limitations of their perspective. Perspective becomes an asset as the preacher bears witness to God in the flesh.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 9, 2016
I’ve been thinking this week about the place of joy in our lives. Mixed with hope, it’s an essential element for the perseverance of Christian leaders.
By Peter Mead on Jan 14, 2019
We tend to view ourselves as impartial and somehow capable of adjudicating "healthy balance" based on our own perspective. But how small our perspective can be at times.
By Marshall Segal on Aug 29, 2016
We tend to think our dreams were too big when we were young, say when we were six, and too small as we get older. But maybe our dreams never reach high enough.
By Ron Edmondson on Jan 4, 2017
Sometimes people don’t know how well they are doing.
By Chris Surber on Mar 23, 2017
In all of our efforts to be relevant are we forgetting the mysterious beauty of God?
By Karl Vaters on Apr 24, 2017
Principles that make sense in a big church don't always work in a smaller one.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 10, 2020
Hal Seed uses these ideas regularly--and keeps growing as a preacher.