By Rev J.r. Vassar on Mar 21, 2022
From small mistakes to colossal meltdowns, we are all too familiar with the pain and shame of failure.
By Karl Vaters on Jan 4, 2018
A minister with a well-nourished soul may or may not have a big church, but they’ll always have a healthy ministry.
By Lance Witt on Nov 20, 2017
How do you define a "win" in ministry?
By Ron Edmondson on Apr 7, 2021
My heart is for leaders. I have been in leadership roles for over three decades now. I’ve led large and small teams. Through my ministry I’ve worked with hundreds of leaders. A mentor of mine always reminds me the success of whatever is being led always reflects back to leadership.
By SermonCentral on Apr 5, 2015
Imagine this scenario. Jesus is meeting with the disciples. He’s been training them for three years. He’s died, risen again and walked with them in resurrection power for almost 40 days. As the day of his ascension draws near, he gathers them together to reiterate The Great Commission.
By Charles Stone on Jun 29, 2023
As I enter the sixth decade of my life and reflect over the brokenness I’ve faced as a pastor, I’m beginning to see its great value. It still hurts and I’d prefer not to face it. Yet, I’m experiencing the fruit of brokenness: inner peace, joy, and a purpose that supersedes ‘ministry success.’
By Brandon O'brien on Nov 13, 2019
Leverage these characteristics, and you'll see greater ministry success.
By Lance Witt on Jan 7, 2021
As a pastor I am embarrassed to admit this, but prayer has often been a struggle for me. And yet, it is crucial to our success in preaching.
By Ray Hollenbach on Jun 29, 2020
Do numbers alone tell the story of success? What kind of numbers caught Jesus' attention?
By SermonCentral on Dec 30, 2020
We all want to end our messages with application, but sometimes the next steps we offer are difficult for others to take.
By SermonCentral on Jan 21, 2022
There are no guaranteed steps to church growth. Because the church is people. And people don’t come with guarantees.
By Chris Surber on Dec 25, 2021
He is a poor preacher who gives no offense to his listeners.
By Lance Witt on Apr 11, 2023
But numbers become a problem in the heart of a pastor when they move from being a point of celebration to becoming the driver of our motivation.
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 7, 2023
Disciples of Jesus Christ must never try to calculate the cost/benefit of some act of ministry.
By Lance Witt on Sep 25, 2023
One of the spiritual questions every ministry leader must answer is, “Am I willing to serve in obscurity?”