By David Vroege on Jul 18, 2018
When we hide his word in our hearts, it makes a powerful difference personally and professionally.
By Joe Mckeever on Jul 18, 2017
When a pastor stands to preach, he never knows who is listening to him. And if his sermon is recorded or broadcast, he has no clue who will be hearing his words. He will do well to make sure he knows what he’s talking about.
By John Piper on Sep 18, 2018
"No other pastoral duty should be treated as solemnly and forcefully as this one simple exhortation from the Apostle Paul: Preach the Word."
By Josh Reich on Oct 6, 2017
8 questions to ask as you prepare to preach your next sermon.
By Jeff Vanderstelt on Dec 28, 2017
If we are going to grow people up into Christlikeness in every way, we need to learn how to speak the truths of Jesus Christ into everything.
By Peter Mead on Nov 23, 2018
"The ministry of the word is stewarding and heralding God's word in such a way that people encounter God through his word."
By Tim Challies on Jul 21, 2017
According to a new study by Gallup, the hottest thing at church today is not the worship and not the pastor. So what is it?
By Joe Hoagland on Aug 2, 2017
The Bible is wholly relevant to the modern person’s life sometimes it just takes some work for us to figure that out. The idea of making a “timeless truth” central to your sermon is important in communicating God’s Word in a postmodern age.
By Ray Ortlund on Jun 15, 2017
Hard words are not harmful words—when they come from Jesus. The real Jesus loves us enough to accept us freely and confront us honestly.
By Rich Villodas on Aug 8, 2017
I think I’m starting to learn to preach not as a preacher but to preach as a pastor. There’s a world of difference between the two.
By Charles Arn on Nov 24, 2020
Research has found that we remember less than 10 percent of the unsupported spoken word.
By Steven Lawson on Oct 31, 2017
"Luther came to realize that salvation was a gift for the guilty, not a reward for the righteous. Man is not saved by his good works but by trusting the finished work of Christ. Thus, justification by faith alone became the central tenet of the Reformation."
By Rev. Burk Parsons on Jan 13, 2018
If we are to redirect the current paths of young people, we must begin in the church by taking up the charge to come alongside younger men and women, and teach them the old, ancient values of God's Word.
By Cameron Cole on Dec 9, 2017
"Preparing kids to face the real world on their own is scary and daunting. There are only so many things we can do and there are no guarantees. Within the realm of things, we can control resides the teaching of God’s word."
By Brandon Kelley on Aug 24, 2017
If you haven’t grasped this yet, your sermon introduction is vitally important. But what does it look like to knock the introduction out of the park? What are some things to avoid? What are some things to ensure are a part of it? Let’s dive into the 10 commandments of an effective sermon introduction!