By Joe Mckeever on Aug 27, 2014
Nowhere in Scripture do we see Jesus shifting into oratorical overdrive and putting on a show for the people.
By C. Christopher Smith on Nov 1, 2019
If we re-cast preaching as a kind of "slow reading," we might lead our congregations into deeper engagement with the biblical text--and with one another.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 2, 2017
We cannot love what we do not linger over.
By Nicholas Mcdonald on May 31, 2014
The content is solid and the application is spot on, but there's one more way to improve.
By Peter Mead on Nov 21, 2019
Part of the preacher's role is to slow people down and to help them make sense of what the text is actually saying.
By Charles Stone on Nov 26, 2019
Hurry is an enemy of learning. Leaders
are always looking ahead for the next hill to climb. But sometimes we
must pause and make ourselves fully present in the moment so we don't
miss God's subtle, but important lessons.
By Ed Stetzer on Dec 14, 2016
I have worked for a long time to help pastors with growth barriers in their church. They can be anything from worship issues to strategy to theology and more. So many barriers can get in the way of a church growing, but a central one isn’t found in the processes of the church.
There may be a number of reasons a ministry grows cold and a church slows down. But often, the heart of the problem is the heart of the pastor.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 23, 2013
Can you craft a message series for unchurched people and still be faithful to scripture?
By Peter Mead on Feb 11, 2019
The truth is that our entire world is upside down. Every cell in this universe is corrupted by the fall.
By Rick Long on Jun 11, 2018
Does preaching for life-change always produce a watered down message?
By Sermoncentral on Oct 12, 2015
As ministers of the Gospel, let's stop dumbing down the Gospel in the way we speak.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 16, 2013
Ray Deck gets down to particulars and shares preacher's gold.
By Jud Wilhite on Nov 19, 2011
John Ortberg and Jud Wilhite sit down to discuss discipleship, uncensored grace, and radical acceptance.
By Lane Sebring on Dec 13, 2014
Sometimes the best sermon prep is the questions you ask yourself.
By Peter Mead on Dec 5, 2018
The most recent research presents troubling results. How does your church measure up?