By Peter Mead on Aug 30, 2018
There are temptations to quit preaching, but temptations to "half-quit" are an even greater danger. Here are the warning signs and what to do about them.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 3, 2020
This verse applies in so many ways: "Can a man carry fire next to his chest and his clothes not be burned?"
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Aug 6, 2019
Preachers struggle with the temptation to make their charge from God a performance before men.
By Sermoncentral on May 12, 2014
No pastor sets out to cheat on their spouse, but it happens all too frequently. Why?
By Sermoncentral on May 13, 2014
"It's tempting to open your Bible and search for something--anything!--to inspire your next sermon. Please resist that temptation."
By Lance Witt on Jul 3, 2017
“To do two things at once is to do neither.” Those words were not written by a distracted, multi-tasking millennial. They were written by Publilius Syrus, a Latin writer born in 85BC.
By Shanna Mallon on May 6, 2021
Mothers, resist the temptation to believe that if you're sacrificing and serving and no one notices, what you're doing must not matter at all. It matters.
By Lori Hatcher on Nov 7, 2017
"We’ve all heard them—phrases that sound wise, insightful, and biblical. But are they really? Let’s look at some common sayings, compare them to the Bible, and see if they hold up."
By Ron Edmondson on Jul 7, 2020
Ron Edmondson: "It seems every day we hear of another big name celebrity, politician, or pastor who has fallen into the temptation of lust and had an affair. I think it is dangerous for any leader to assume this could never happen to him or her."
By Brian Mavis on May 11, 2018
"I have been a Christian for over twenty-five years, and God has had to redirect me on multiple things because of what I mistakenly believed early on about being a Christian. And it is better to learn sooner than later."
By Sermoncentral on Aug 21, 2017
I suppose, in my little prayer nook in my study, where I have a little prayer bench that I built in 1975, as I’ve bent over that bench thousands of times, the most common prayer has been, “Lead me not into temptation. Deliver me from evil (see Matthew 6:13). Keep me. Keep me. I feel so utterly unable to do the next thing. My kids are at the breakfast table. I have nothing. I’m supposed to model joyful fatherhood, and I’m so depressed I can hardly remember their names. Help me.”