By Keith Williams on Mar 18, 2021
New tech helps pastors and church leaders promote biblical literacy and reading the Bible regularly.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 5, 2019
Hal Seed would like to see a Bible reading revolution in his city. Would you?
By Brandon Smith on Jan 18, 2018
Whatever you do, just read the Bible.
By Peter Mead on Apr 29, 2021
A preaching ministry is built on a whole set of convictions. Convictions about God, the Gospel, about people, about ministry.
By Peter Mead on Oct 4, 2019
"We should be concerned when there is a lack of motivation for God's Word--both in our own lives and in those we care about."
By C.j. Mahaney on Nov 13, 2017
"If more people approached the Bible with a deep sense of helplessness, and hope-filled reliance on God’s merciful assistance, there would be far more seeing and savoring and transformation than there is.”
By Peter Mead on Dec 5, 2018
The most recent research presents troubling results. How does your church measure up?
By Clay Smith on Jul 17, 2021
Here's how one pastor answers a commonly-asked question. How would you answer?
By Josh Reich on Sep 21, 2017
"When we read the Bible, we want to understand it and apply it. We want to know what the Bible says and how it affects our lives. We want something to happen, we want to get something out of it. But we’re often left frustrated and wondering what we missed."
By Peter Mead on Apr 25, 2019
Why not simply read a bit of Bible and then say what you want to say, making the odd vague connection? This passes for preaching in many places.
By Trevin Wax on Mar 26, 2020
Pastors, don’t underestimate the cumulative effect of your preaching. You are not dumping information into brains. You are forming the habits of your people, teaching them how to read and understand and apply the Bible for themselves.
By Jonathan J. Watson on May 21, 2016
Is software (and technology in general) a help or a hindrance? Considering I’m typing this on a laptop, and many of you will read it on your smartphones, it’s obvious that technology is an integral part of our lives.
But should we use it when preparing sermons? And does it have any additional impact on my life?
By Mary C. Wiley on Dec 12, 2017
"We live in a microwave meals, listen-to-podcasts-in-double-time world. We want more with less; work smarter not harder. However, the move forward or get left behind mentality of today is not a good transferrable principle for discipleship. Mostly because discipleship is all about people, and people can’t be boiled down to a series of tasks. People are messy and their needs aren’t linear."
By Sermoncentral on Jan 12, 2013
Coming in March: the scriptures come to life in a fresh presentation.
By Peter Mead on Oct 6, 2018
Many preachers begin with "Open your Bibles ..." But how long do those Bibles stay open?