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 Eric Geiger on Oct 1, 2013
For a pastor who longs to faithfully feed people the Word of God, there are few statements that sting as deeply.
By Josh Reich on Oct 6, 2017
8 questions to ask as you prepare to preach your next sermon.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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!
By David Vroege on Jul 18, 2018
When we hide his word in our hearts, it makes a powerful difference personally and professionally.
By Brandon Kelley on Nov 16, 2017
"Sermon prep and sermon writing can be hard. Often times, it can even be painful. Anything seems better to be doing when we get stuck in a sermon prep and writing rut. But we all know that the work is worth it. The pain is worth it. The plodding is worth it."
By Sermoncentral on Jul 22, 2017
"But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him. God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.” (John 4:23-24)
By Ed Stetzer on Oct 3, 2013
LifeWay Research discovered four common factors in good preaching. Are they part of yours?
By Dean Shriver on Apr 12, 2018
The call to preach requires more of us than verbal proclamation of truth. We must not only speak God’s Word so it can be heard; we must live God’s Word so it can be seen.