By Chris Surber on Sep 27, 2018
Preach with a focus to cultivate life together and nurture incarnate community rather than simple gatherings of people.
By Sean Hamon on Sep 15, 2014
When we study and prepare in isolation, we limit what we can learn.
By John Wimber on Sep 1, 2012
Is your preaching focused on the supernatural power of God or just mere words? Invite the extraordinary power of God into your sermon this Sunday and call the church to live in total obedience.
By Rod Arnold on May 15, 2018
Here are some smart, practical things you can do to connect with more people in your community and give them a chance to get to know your church.
By Lori Hatcher on Nov 27, 2017
"Here are three things about this popular verse you may never have noticed."
By Craig Groeschel on Jul 25, 2011
Craig Groeschel discusses the need for church leaders to stop competing and work together for Christ.
By Joe Hoagland on Jul 24, 2017
Have you ever considered how you might collaborate in sermon prep?
By Lane Sebring on Jul 9, 2015
Sometimes the sermon comes together like a beautifully crafted work of art. But other times I struggle to make progress in my study.
By Lance Witt on Jun 27, 2016
Every single week people walk into your church and for the most part they seem to have it together. They make small talk, they dress appropriately, they participate congenially, they listen politely, and at the end of the service they file out quietly.
By Andy Stanley on Mar 9, 2018
The Bible has its share of thou-shalts and thou-shalt-nots. But at the same time, the Bible talks an awful lot about grace. So which is it? Or if it’s both, how do they fit together?
By Joe Hoagland on May 14, 2016
When it comes to the art of preaching improvisation can play a big role, just like in music. Here at Rookie Preacher we advocate for a tight, well put together structure. But, that doesn’t mean you need to have every word memorized.
By Lance Witt on Aug 8, 2016
Image management. There’s nothing particularly wrong with those two words, but when you put them together and give them to a ministry leader, it is a deadly cocktail. Image management is what we begin to do when our inner world becomes separated from our outer world.
By Joe Mckeever on Mar 14, 2016
It was December 1961, the Christmas season. Margaret Henderson and I would be married five months later and then spend 52 years together serving the Lord. We had no idea all the Lord had in store for us, of course. The one thing we knew and wanted with all our hearts was that God was leading us and would use us.
By Joe Hamilton on Aug 15, 2017
We are eager to see young men exert energy because we all know what happens when you put testosterone together with capacity to work for the kingdom. And we also know what happens when you mix the same testosterone and capacity with idleness. The ancient saying proves true: “the devil finds work for idle hands.”