By Ray Hollenbach on Jan 4, 2020
"Repent" is the first word of the good news. Belief comes as we help our listeners rethink a way of life based upon what God has already done.
By John Piper on Jan 26, 2018
Check out John Piper's answer to a perplexing question from 1 John.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 30, 2020
Avoid these ten critical mistakes that could prevent an effective evangelistic sermon series at your church.
By Sermoncentral on May 17, 2017
Not until we take God seriously will we ever take sin seriously. But if we acknowledge the righteous character of God, then we, like the saints of old, will cover our mouths with our hands and repent in dust and ashes before Him.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 18, 2020
"The 'kerygma' is the essential proclamation of the life, death, resurrection, ascension, and rule of Jesus Christ, as well as a call to conversion and repentance."
By Joe Mckeever on Jul 14, 2017
"Nothing is so lovely and so welcome and so healing in a church as for a member to go before the congregation and admit to his/her destructive behavior and ask for forgiveness."
By Jerry Shirley on Aug 8, 2019
Ultimately, the hope of America is not found in the White House or the State House, nor in the Courthouse. The hope of America is found in God’s House, and your house, and my house!
By Jon Bloom on Jan 23, 2018
God can turn a day of reckoning into a day of amnesty. But he’s calling today. Come out of the dungeon.
By Marshall Segal on Nov 18, 2017
"The recipe for good rebuke involves far more than one ingredient, but one ingredient may be the most important."
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 Jimmy Gentry on Dec 21, 2018
How would John the Baptizer respond if he were to show up during Advent in any given city in America today?
By Louie Giglio on Jul 7, 2011
We have the same tools that the church of Acts had. Do we act like it?
By Bruce Frank on Aug 17, 2020
Bruce Frank, lead pastor of of Biltmore Baptist Church, one of the top 50 fastest-growing churches in America, shares his sermon prep process.
By Sermoncentral on May 15, 2017
Micah 6:8 exposes me: I can love abstract ideas of justice and kindness, and neglect their concrete expression. It admonishes me: I cannot “do justice” or “love kindness” without loving real people. It humbles me, which is just what the Doctor ordered, if I’m really ready to walk with him.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 7, 2016
That's not always easy to judge. If you commit a sin, it may ripple out in a lot of ways—more than you think—and you may have a lot of tracks to cover. Basically, a public sin or a public consequence of sin is going to need public confession and repentance.