By Larry Osborne on Oct 17, 2018
"The notion of sharing my pulpit was unthinkable, tantamount to a denial of my calling."
By Peter Mead on Jul 31, 2017
5 Tips on how to avoid landmines when using humor in the pulpit.
By James Scott on Sep 9, 2020
You have to preach to the audience you have rather than the one you dream of having.
By Nathan Aaseng on Aug 1, 2014
"The Word is not magic, but it has power ... great power to bring God's love and grace into the world."
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Sep 6, 2013
Sherman Cox warns, "There's an inclination today to resort to tactics and tricks to manufacture a connection to the congregation that is neither real nor helpful."
By Outreach Magazine on Jul 11, 2018
Busy teaching pastors need time away from the pulpit to study, pray, rest, and refocus on the goal.
By Leslie Holmes on Jan 3, 2019
"Really smart preachers who know who they are, whose they are and who called them demonstrate that by a healthy dose of fear."
By Calvin Miller on Aug 22, 2018
Do your sermons always circle back to your favorite topics? If so, you might be practicing pulpit abuse.
By Sermoncentral on Jul 10, 2020
Good doctrine (which literally means "teaching") demands that we address the issue of money.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 13, 2020
Pastors sometimes make the mistake of separating preaching from leading, but Brandon Cox explains how they go together.
By Nathan Rouse on Sep 26, 2020
This addiction to "new" is breaking churches and ruining the credibility of those that minister in the pulpit. We need pastors that won't leave; we need pastors that will cleave.
By Ron Allen on Sep 14, 2020
"The most surprising challenge to emerge from the data is a request to preachers to bring controversial issues into the pulpit."
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Sep 17, 2018
Sermon illustrations should be like letting sunlight into a window, not like putting a spotlight on a stage.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Jul 21, 2014
Good preaching is a partnership between pastor and congregation, pulpit and pew, the one who preaches and the one who listens.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 31, 2018
There's a big difference between a gifted Bible-expositor and an entertainment-oriented preacher.