By Ken Collins on Oct 29, 2018
Here are four reasons veteran preacher Ken Collins preaches. How many purposes do you have?
By Rick Warren on Jan 19, 2013
Rick Warren explains what he calls "Purpose Driven Preaching."
By Joseph Mattera on Dec 5, 2013
Preaching is vital to God's purposes--that's why we must get it right.
By David Padfield on Sep 13, 2019
People today have very little respect for preaching—maybe it's because they don't know the purpose of preaching.
By Don Ballard on Apr 30, 2018
How can pastors apply Stephen Covey's principle, 'Begin With the End in Mind', to the area of preaching and teaching the Bible?
By Sermoncentral on May 15, 2014
John Piper reminds us that preaching has purposes far beyond merely interesting information.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Dec 11, 2014
Help your listeners connect with your preaching points--and their purpose!
By David J. 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 Jefferson Bethke on Feb 25, 2012
This creative spoken-word poetry provides a powerful statement about God's purpose for marriage--to make us holy.
By Rick Warren on Mar 12, 2018
I'll say it over and over: The purpose of preaching is obedience. That is why you should always preach for response, aiming for people to act on what is said.
By Max Lucado on May 16, 2018
"I really believe the purpose of Scripture is to give us this authoritative handbook. We have a place where we can take people when they come to us with questions so we're not just speaking out of our own opinion."
By Chris Surber on Dec 29, 2014
People usually listen closely to your first words--and your last. Make them meaningful.
By Jared Wilson on Jan 16, 2021
Every Christian must be a theologian. This is something I tell my church often. The looks I get from some surprised souls are the evidence that I have not yet adequately communicated that the purposeful theological study of God by lay people is important.
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 3, 2020
Non-growing churches are not healthy, at least in some significant ways. Joe McKeever gives his input to help revive a church that seems to have "plateaued."
By Sermoncentral on Oct 7, 2017
"The forces of American culture are almost all designed to build the opposite worldview into our people’s minds. Maximize comfort, ease, and security. Avoid all choices that might bring discomfort, trouble, difficulty, pain, or suffering. Add this cultural force to our natural desire for immediate gratification and fleeting pleasures, and the combined power to undermine the superior satisfaction of the soul in the glory of God through suffering is huge."