By Brandon Kelley on Aug 4, 2016
It is not enough to simply preach what the passage of Scripture says within your next sermon. It’s a good start, but don’t stop there. You’ll stop short of something truly beautiful, truly remarkable.
By William Boekestein on Jul 26, 2016
A number of years ago I was about to preach for the first time in a certain church. As I arranged my papers and books I noticed a sign near the top of the pulpit. It was a quotation from John 12:21: “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.”
By Peter Mead on Aug 19, 2016
What are we doing when we preach? What are we aiming for?
By Chris Surber on Oct 20, 2016
I’ve preached a lot of funerals. Along the way I’ve learned some lessons from others and I’ve learned some lessons the hard way.
By Chris Surber on Oct 21, 2016
Preaching Christ at the funeral of an unbeliever requires the subtle art of careful preaching. It’s as much about what you don’t say as what you do say.
By Ron Forseth on Nov 9, 2016
Preaching is an opportunity to creatively illustrate the urgency of the gospel and to challenge believers to watch for those people God brings into their lives to tell them about Christ—or at least to invite them to church to hear it where they know their pastor will consistently and clearly share the good news.
By Greg Stier on Nov 23, 2016
In my interactions with pastors I’ve heard seven primary reasons for why some chose not to give the Gospel in every sermon.
By Brandon Kelley on Jan 27, 2017
Timothy Keller seems to have the pulse of our present culture in a way that I’ve not encountered before.
By Peter Mead on Apr 20, 2017
When we preach, we present a perspective. When we preach, we provoke a perspective.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 22, 2017
The church member stares and wonders what’s going on and why you’re making so much noise until the day he/she meets Jesus.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Nov 2, 2017
"So maybe you’re a preacher, or you listen to preachers (or stopped listening to preachers). Almost everyone has a perspective on what makes or doesn’t make for a great sermon."
By Jeff Medders on Dec 11, 2017
"I want to encourage every pastor reading this to keep preaching the gospel. Week in. Week out. Keep exalting, heralding, and lifting up our crucified Savior, risen from the dead, reigning in Heaven, saving all who will look to him and believe."
By Jeff Vanderstelt on Dec 28, 2017
If we are going to grow people up into Christlikeness in every way, we need to learn how to speak the truths of Jesus Christ into everything.
By Michael Voll on Jan 22, 2018
Come Sunday morning many times we preachers fill our sermons with funny stories, but forget to point to the ultimate story of Jesus Christ.