By Ron Forseth on Dec 10, 2021
Transforming power in preaching is found only in God himself. How can you tell if the Spirit is present?
By David J. Lose on Aug 24, 2021
This week, remind your people that we are free. And remind them that we are aided by God's powerful Spirit who will take us places we'd never imagined.
By Leslie Holmes on Jul 31, 2018
Somewhere inside most of us who preach lingers the need to be in control. It's what we do best, but being in control is the worst thing we can be when it comes to preaching!
By Dr. Michael Horton on Jun 1, 2021
Who exactly is the mysterious third person of the Trinity? Why does he seem to possess less reality than the Father and the Son? Perhaps we think of the Holy Spirit as a divine force or energy that we can “plug into” for spiritual power. Or as the kinder and gentler—more intimate—side of God. But a person—in fact, a distinct person of the Godhead?
By Francis Chan on Jul 29, 2013
"Preaching is a time of blessing for me: I am closer to the Lord the more I teach, the more I preach."
By Lane Sebring on Oct 1, 2019
Some people think the work of the Holy Spirit is thwarted when the preacher makes an effort to improve his preaching.
By James Scott on Nov 16, 2018
It's the Holy Spirit's job to bring conviction, but do you try to soften the impact?
By Sermoncentral on Apr 27, 2018
On Pentecost, the Church celebrates the gift of the Holy Spirit's power to proclaim the risen Christ to the ends of the earth.
By Louie Giglio on Jul 7, 2011
We have the same tools that the church of Acts had. Do we act like it?
By John Bisagno on Jun 7, 2018
Are you making ministry changes according to the latest "church growth" fads or the prompting of the Holy Spirit?
By Peter Mead on Jul 3, 2018
We strive for excellence in preaching, and we should--but there are dangers if we succeed.
By Guy Davies on Jul 16, 2018
"Great biblical preaching and preparation are indispensable to the church."
By Sermoncentral on Jan 8, 2021
Pastoral ministry can be hazardous to our spiritual health. But it doesn’t need to be.
By Joe Hoagland on Dec 27, 2019
None of us appreciate unsolicited, mean-spirited criticism, but we do need to hear people out.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 10, 2018
Regardless of your church's climate, one thing remains true: The preacher's task is to preach with joy, whether the conditions are desirable or undesirable.