By James Scott on Aug 27, 2012
You have to preach to the audience you have rather than the one you dream of having.
By Jim Egli on Jan 8, 2013
Some preachers resist the idea of multiple sites. But what if technology increases your effectiveness?
By Joe Mckeever on May 25, 2015
Earlier this year, author and pastor Joe McKeever lost his beloved wife of more than 50 years, Margaret. In this moving article, he reflects on what it means to "adjust" to the new reality--and how faith requires an adjustment, as well.
By Peter Mead on Feb 19, 2019
Not all feedback is created equal. How you handle it can shape your preaching.
By Leslie Holmes on Jan 26, 2016
"We are indeed pilgrims in a strange place, especially as preachers."
By Jacob Myers on Jul 22, 2014
How do you decide what to burn and what to protect?
By Adam Russell on Apr 11, 2012
Donald Trump is famous for a reason. He is a caricature of our own heart, the fleshed out reality of our own secret hopes.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 8, 2019
"When we lead our people in the process of transformation, we need to orient them to the reality of the war within them."
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Feb 10, 2016
It seemed like a good idea when he thought of it, but the reality in the pulpit was something very different!
By Carey Nieuwhof on Sep 9, 2016
While social media and even traditional media are still preoccupied with mega churches and multi-site churches, the reality is that most churches in North America are quite small.
By David Stokes on Aug 19, 2011
The fact is, when current reality begins to let us down, when times turn tough, even tight, this is a moment for us to shift the focus away from this to that, from now to then, from here to there.
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 Michael Horton on Jun 1, 2017
Who exactly is the mysterious third person of the Trinity? Why does he seem to possess less reality than the Father and the Son? Perhaps we think of the Holy Spirit as a divine force or energy that we can “plug into” for spiritual power. Or as the kinder and gentler—more intimate—side of God. But a person—in fact, a distinct person of the Godhead?