By John Piper on Jun 8, 2018
"It is hard to exaggerate how important it is for the mission of the church...to have a fully biblical vision of the greatness and the sovereignty and the glory of God."
By Lance Witt on Oct 30, 2017
What are you trusting God for? What are attempting for God’s glory that requires faith? Sadly, the more years people serve in ministry, the less risk-taking faith they demonstrate. We can begin to rely on our experience, our skills, and our planning to win the day. Yet, without faith it is impossible to please God.
By Leigh Ann Carey Looyenga on Dec 27, 2016
The first step in practically engaging Sabbath rest is getting rid of our narrow and legalistic views of the day.
By Leigh Ann Carey Looyenga on Nov 3, 2016
Are you tired? Worn down by the pace of life and ministry? Do you feel like the abundant life may not be for ministry leaders?
By Sermoncentral on Feb 6, 2021
When you walk into a leadership opportunity, you go with a little bit of equity by virtue of your position. Every decision you make, and every risk you lead your organization to take will require an investment of some of your leadership equity (the trust people place in you).
By Peter Walters on Oct 29, 2016
I think we don’t take seriously enough the fact that taking care of our bodies is a spiritual issue.
By Scott Anderson on Nov 3, 2012
During this critical election season, we have the privilege and the obligation to take a stand for the values we believe in.
By Joe Mckeever on Jul 31, 2020
Proper preparation is not for the faint of heart. It takes prayer, study, and practice.
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 Nathan Aaseng on Nov 30, 2015
Nathan Aaseng's vision of stewardship comes from the Christmas tradition of giving gifts.
By Peter Mead on Oct 19, 2012
Sometimes we should take note of the people who are NOT present when we preach.
By Josh Reich on Jun 5, 2019
Yes: go ahead and take a Sunday off every once in a while. But Josh Reich says be smart about it.
By Peter Mead on Dec 26, 2020
In order to preach good news and not turn it into burdensome law, first we look up, then we look out.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 31, 2020
At the end of our expounding of the Scriptures, people need to know what to do with what we just said, and they need to be provoked to take action.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on May 7, 2019
Address people where they are, but take them to another place to meet the Sovereign of the Universe.