By Walter Brueggemann on Apr 6, 2013
"I believe many preachers finally get around to their task in their fatigue . . ." Where's the priority of preaching in your week?
By Nathan Aaseng on Oct 17, 2020
Author Nathan Aaseng says, "Preaching is a terrible form of communication." Yet he discovered why preaching is the crown jewel of a pastor's existence.
By Charles Stone on Feb 1, 2022
A study done at the University of London found that constant emailing and text-messaging reduces mental capability by an average of ten points on an IQ test.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Jan 13, 2021
Preaching is one of the most demanding tasks required of communicators.
You’re not just giving a ‘talk,’ you’re communicating the Word of God—faithfully (you trust). And you do this in front of groups of people who have more communication options and sources than at any point in human history.
Not an easy task.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 19, 2020
John Piper helps connect the pain of the holidays--felt by so many--to the preacher's task.
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.
By Kevin Deyoung on Sep 17, 2021
There's no shortage of effort or energy as we go about our tasks—until it comes to holiness.
By Nathan Aaseng on Jul 20, 2021
"Don't confuse me with the one who saves souls; I'm just a messenger bearing good news."
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 22, 2020
Joe McKeever, after 50 years of preaching: "I still approach the task with a sense of awe and inadequacy."
By Ken Collins on Jul 27, 2020
Have you ever taken the time to define the "why" of your weekly task? Here's one list from a veteran pastor.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 18, 2022
Deep in the heart of every man I’ve ever met lurks a daunting question that casts a shadow over every major challenge we ever face: Am I up to this?
By Michael Duduit on Feb 13, 2018
Preaching magazine editor Michael Duduit takes on the challenging task of naming the most important preachers from the recent past.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 8, 2021
Our obsession with numerical growth may be the unseen culprit behind a lot of burnt out pastors and unhealthy churches. Here's a short list to help you make the task of pastoring less burdensome and far more joyful.
By Ron Edmondson on Nov 10, 2017
"I try to never appoint or release a team to do work until we make sure a leader is chosen. They can choose their own leader, we can appoint one for them, or they may even have co-leadership, but there needs to be someone who has the assigned task of steering, motivating and leading the team to accomplish it’s mission."
By Mary C. Wiley on Dec 12, 2017
"We live in a microwave meals, listen-to-podcasts-in-double-time world. We want more with less; work smarter not harder. However, the move forward or get left behind mentality of today is not a good transferrable principle for discipleship. Mostly because discipleship is all about people, and people can’t be boiled down to a series of tasks. People are messy and their needs aren’t linear."