By David Stokes on Aug 19, 2011
The fact is, when current reality begins to let us down, when times turn tough, even tight, this is a moment for us to shift the focus away from this to that, from now to then, from here to there.
By Sermoncentral on Dec 10, 2018
Regardless of your church's climate, one thing remains true: The preacher's task is to preach with joy, whether the conditions are desirable or undesirable.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 27, 2015
If a farmer knew which field was going to produce and which would do poorly, he could save himself a lot of time and trouble.
By Paul Baloche on Apr 22, 2016
Some of the hardest yet most inspiring times of worship occur during funerals. The raw emotions of sadness and loss are mixed with a sense of hope and eternal perspective.
By Lance Witt on Oct 31, 2016
Frustration and anger are pervasive throughout our culture. Underlying the anger and emotion is a deep fear. These are uncertain times and people feel it.
By Ray Hollenbach on Feb 16, 2017
Jesus modeled agreement with the Father by doing God’s will in perilous times.
By Garrett Kell on Mar 11, 2017
Christians are uniquely equipped to thrive in tumultuous times, not because we are great, but because our God is.
By Chris Heuertz on May 11, 2012
Smart phones and cloud computing are not going to solve our problem. We must center our lives on the "one thing."
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 22, 2017
"Any pastor can tell you about it. Even when you do your best to serve God by ministering to His people, some church members are not going to forgive you. You didn’t do it their way, weren’t there when they called, didn’t jump at their bark." So how do you handle these kinds of situations?
By Sermoncentral on Aug 23, 2014
There are certain elements that must be included in every single sermon that we ever preach. They are non-negotiable.
By Frederick Gaiser on Aug 7, 2018
To preach Jesus is to preach healing. Jesus heals because in him is the kingdom of God.
By Bruce Johnson on Jun 6, 2015
The point of an illustration is to provide "a window to the soul." Here is one man's soul-opening method.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 14, 2014
Brandon Cox reminds us of proven methods--and supplies a new one of his own.
By Nathan Aaseng on Apr 19, 2019
Effective preaching requires learning to negotiate the perilous waters between two vital strategies.
By Brandon Kelley on Aug 4, 2016
It is not enough to simply preach what the passage of Scripture says within your next sermon. It’s a good start, but don’t stop there. You’ll stop short of something truly beautiful, truly remarkable.