By David Lose on Jun 5, 2014
There's nothing more resistant to purposeful, hopeful action in the present than nostalgia, the longing for a bygone era.
By Chris Heuertz on May 11, 2012
Smart phones and cloud computing are not going to solve our problem. We must center our lives on the "one thing."
By Todd Wagner on Mar 5, 2014
God's "piano" has 66 keys, but it can be used to play all types of music.
By Peter Mead on Mar 25, 2015
Part of the preacher's role is to slow people down and to help them make sense of what the text is actually saying.
By Nancy Duarte on Aug 10, 2012
Are you willing to improve your preaching by learning from the latest research? If so, this TED Talk is for you.
By Lance Witt on Jul 3, 2017
“To do two things at once is to do neither.” Those words were not written by a distracted, multi-tasking millennial. They were written by Publilius Syrus, a Latin writer born in 85BC.
By James Davis on Jan 5, 2012
James O. Davis reminds preachers that the length of a presentation is not determined by the clock but by the crowd.
By Calvin Miller on Jul 21, 2018
Calvin Miller explains the balancing act between fresh presentation and outright impropriety.
By Josh Reich on Jul 15, 2017
Inviting someone to church or sharing your faith about Jesus can be awkward. It is nerve wracking, scary and often times not what many followers of Jesus want to do. Yet, the reality is if you are a follower of Jesus, you are to be a witness of Jesus. (Acts 1:8) That is a key and crucial piece of your new identity in Christ. It is not optional.
By Rowan Williams on Aug 11, 2012
Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams presents a surprising--and thoughtful--view of what it means to be the church. See if you agree.
By Peter Mead on Oct 19, 2012
Sometimes we should take note of the people who are NOT present when we preach.
By Susan Hedahl on Apr 12, 2013
There are plenty of healing stories in the Scripture, but how do you present--and minister--healing?
By Chris Surber on Jun 4, 2013
All of God's truth deserves our passionate presentation -- even the parts that appear to be mutually exclusive.
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 Toni Ridgaway on Jun 5, 2013
Scholars and authors say the church does not often present the topic of heaven anymore, and they wonder why.