By Tim Challies on Jul 18, 2022
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 David Mathis on Oct 6, 2022
What does the Bible teach about the role and qualifications of elders?
By Ed Stetzer on Mar 15, 2022
A look at the place of thematic, narrative, and topical preaching.
By Joe Hoagland on Aug 4, 2022
Have you ever considered how you might collaborate in sermon prep?
By Peter Mead on Jul 22, 2022
5 Tips on how to avoid landmines when using humor in the pulpit.
By Josh Reich on Oct 17, 2022
8 questions to ask as you prepare to preach your next sermon.
By Brandon Kelley on Aug 25, 2022
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 Bob Hamp on Jul 24, 2020
When Jesus wanted to teach his disciples something important, he took them on the road, not into the classroom.
By Eric Geiger on Jul 29, 2021
For a pastor who longs to faithfully feed people the Word of God, there are few statements that sting as deeply.
By Joe Mckeever on Jul 17, 2022
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 Joe Hoagland on Jul 24, 2022
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 Carey Nieuwhof on Aug 1, 2022
"So maybe you’re a preacher, or you listen to preachers (or stopped listening to preachers). Almost everyone has a perspective on what makes or doesn’t make for a great sermon."
By Cameron Cole on Nov 14, 2022
"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 Jeff Vanderstelt on Nov 20, 2022
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 Rev. Burk Parsons on Nov 25, 2022
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.