By Sermoncentral on May 15, 2013
Do current events or popular opinions require a response from the pulpit?
By Sermoncentral on Sep 7, 2016
For a long time I’ve wondered if there is a relationship between the number of salvations a church experiences, and the number of times it offers salvation invitations. We’ll never know for sure, but I’m conducting an experiment this year.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 13, 2014
Ask pastors what their toughest regular assignment is, and speaking a message that ministers to everyone is at or near the top of the list.
By Jonathan Herron on Aug 28, 2013
Even the best preachers can put people to sleep--sometimes with disastrous results!
By Sermoncentral on Mar 20, 2015
"A saving knowledge of Christ crucified and risen is not the mere result of right reasoning about historical facts. It is the result of spiritual illumination to see those facts for what they really are."
By Haddon Robinson on Dec 20, 2011
Give your sermons new life every week with this timeless advice from Haddon Robinson.
By Peter Mead on Dec 5, 2018
The most recent research presents troubling results. How does your church measure up?
By Sherman Cox on May 19, 2015
Sherman Cox points to one critical area frequently left untouched by preachers--resulting in untouched hearts of listeners.
By Brian Croft on Jul 18, 2019
You may call it something different: the mental, emotional, and spiritual crash that takes place as a result of pouring your heart.
By Charles Stone on Aug 3, 2017
Silos occur in organizations and churches when leaders act like their ministry or team is the only one that matters. A silo attitude results in that leader or team only supporting, giving, or attending functions that pertain to them. It can kill a ministry and result in many problems. In this post, I suggest ways to minimize ministry silos.
By Hal Seed on Jun 4, 2010
Hal Seed helps pastors and church leaders measure the success of their children’s ministry outreach events and retain unchurched families as a result.
By Peter Mead on Apr 26, 2019
Shortcuts in exegesis result in a passage idea that does not carry the true content--nor the character--of the passage on which we claim to be preaching.
By Shane Hipps on Jan 28, 2012
What would happen to your preaching if you were less concerned about the outcome and more focused on doing your work before God and letting him handle the results?
By Brian Croft on Dec 19, 2016
You may call it something different, but every pastor knows about it. It is the mental, emotional, and spiritual crash that takes place the next day (Monday) as a result of pouring your heart and soul out in the proclamation of God’s word to God’s people the day before.
By Charles Stone on Dec 1, 2017
For pastors, Sunday can be the most draining day of the week. Intense people interaction, teaching or preaching, seeing our critics, trying to remember names, and attempting to put our own problems aside to listen to other peoples' problems add up to a stress-filled day. The very day we want to be at our best requires more from us than any other day. As a result, we can easily make one or more of the 5 biggest mistakes pastors make on Sundays. Evaluate this list to find out how many you make.