By Ron Edmondson on Dec 13, 2017
"I have had many mentors who have invested deeply in my life. I am who I am partly because of the intentionality of others pouring into my life. They have made me a better leader, better husband, father, friend, and person."
By Christina Fox on May 29, 2017
A certain amount of self-evaluation can be good. We should have insight into ourselves, our motives, our choices, and our actions. But sometimes we can go too far. When self-evaluation ends with ourselves instead of pointing us beyond ourselves, there’s a problem.
By Brandon Cox on Jun 26, 2018
Brandon Cox: In the pursuit of excellence in your ministry, remember these five guiding principles.
By Robert Fryling on Feb 15, 2018
Robert Fryling explores the human mind as a vital partner to the body and spirit in spiritual growth and renewal.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 9, 2016
When you walk into a leadership opportunity, you go with a little bit of equity by virtue of your position. Every decision you make, and every risk you lead your organization to take will require an investment of some of your leadership equity (the trust people place in you).
By Carey Nieuwhof on Oct 3, 2016
Pastors aren’t fake; the struggle is real.
By Charles Stone on Dec 27, 2017
"Discouragement is a universal experience for ministry leaders and the word actually self-defines itself…dis-courage meaning no courage. Some of the Bible’s greatest characters faced it: Moses, David, Paul, Mary the mother of Jesus, and the apostles. Nehemiah, the great Old Testament leader faced it when he led the Jews to rebuild the wall. Yet, his response offers us hope when we face it."
By Dwayne Milioni on Jul 26, 2013
A homiletics professor offers 14 thoughts on the future of preaching in the American church.
By Rowan Williams on Aug 11, 2012
Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams presents a surprising--and thoughtful--view of what it means to be the church. See if you agree.
By Sermoncentral on Apr 17, 2014
Let these great thoughts prime the pump for your Easter sermon. Start with great words and develop them uniquely for your congregation.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Feb 10, 2016
It seemed like a good idea when he thought of it, but the reality in the pulpit was something very different!
By Eugene Peterson on May 26, 2012
Peterson offers his thoughts on the key factors that make a powerful (and biblical) sermon.
By David Mathis on Nov 23, 2017
"Most of us have never given any serious thought to what it might mean to feast with Christ-honoring intentionality."
By Jeff Clarke on Dec 21, 2019
In our pursuit of Jesus, sometimes we have to (un)learn what we thought we knew.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 21, 2019
Have you ever thought about how--and why--people should leave a church?