By Tim Peters on Aug 29, 2018
When you receive too many messages, you receive no messages. How many messages is your church sending?
By Charles Stone on Jun 12, 2018
Charles Stone encourages pastors to use discernment when receiving criticism with these ten tips.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 16, 2020
It's not too early! Brandon Cox shares his ideas for a Christmas sermon series sure to connect with your congregation.
By Ron Edmondson on Sep 8, 2016
The way others expect you to respond often determines the way they respond to you.
By Lance Witt on May 29, 2017
Ultimately, if God is not working in you, the joy of his work through you will be short-lived.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Nov 6, 2020
Pastor H.B. Charles, Jr. shares a personal story about a powerful preaching insight he received from his father.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 7, 2020
Are we celebrating sacrifice apart from empowerment? Are we celebrating history without receiving the gift of the same Spirit who raised Jesus from the dead?
By Brandon Cox on Sep 20, 2017
"If you want to grow up on the inside, then you have to get more comfortable with correction."
By Sermoncentral on Mar 26, 2019
"Even if only three people show up to church, preach like the room is full!" That's some of the worst advice I've ever received in ministry.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 12, 2021
Most pastors and church leaders have never received formal training in relational skills. Perhaps these seven observations of outstanding leaders will prove helpful to many of you.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 31, 2017
Many of us today who think of ourselves squarely as your friends take exception to some of your views — some in greater measure than others — and I expect you, of all people, would be least surprised to hear of it and receive it.
By Ron Edmondson on Sep 5, 2017
There is one truth about leadership every leader must understand, but is difficult to receive by some leaders. The probability is good you won’t like this truth either.
By Steve Smith on Nov 25, 2016
So much talking. So many words. So many meetings. So much information. How can we ever take in what we really need to receive to make sense of our lives, our days and most importantly, one another.
By David Whiting on Aug 30, 2016
Pastors and church leaders often receive anonymous comments, mysteriously appearing in the church office,the offering plate, or the “comments” section of the Sunday communication card.A few years ago, I stopped reading them. They don’t even get passed onto me. Asa church leader, I recommend that you do the same thing.
By Dan Reiland on Jun 2, 2017
Leaders who are fully engaged in their mission fight battles. There is no way to avoid battles if you want to make progress consistently. New territory is never easy, and it always comes at a price. Life never grants a free ride, and leaders don’t receive a “get out of jail free” card when it comes to solving serious problems. The good news is that we don’t fight alone.