By Sermoncentral on Nov 16, 2019
"A saving knowledge of Christ crucified and risen is not the mere result of right reasoning about historical facts. It is the result of spiritual illumination to see those facts for what they really are."
By Sermoncentral on Nov 15, 2019
All living things change. Or they die. The church is no exception to that.
By Brandon O'brien on Nov 14, 2019
Leverage these characteristics, and you'll see greater ministry success.
By Fred Craddock on Nov 13, 2019
Fred Craddock literally wrote the book on preaching. He reminds us, "Movement is more important than structure."
By Jeremy Smith on Nov 12, 2019
The way you handle distractions may indicate how you see your role in the pulpit.
By Jeff Clarke on Nov 11, 2019
If we tell people that all they need to do to become a follower of Christ is to bow their heads, close their eyes and repeat a 30-second prayer, what are we saying about Jesus?
By Peter Mead on Nov 9, 2019
To stay effective in the preaching ministry, we need the humble, hearing heart of novice.
By Rick Warren on Nov 8, 2019
What you learned in seminary isn't the only way to develop great sermons. Rick Warren offers practical advice based on years of experience.
By Lane Sebring on Nov 7, 2019
Few public speakers can keep an audience's attention for an hour. Fewer should even try.
By Lane Sebring on Nov 6, 2019
Being a pastor is unlike just about any other profession. Because of the holistic nature of the work, we tend to take on "pastor" as an identity and not just a career.
By Joe Mckeever on Nov 4, 2019
Those who demand a Scripture verse for everything they do place an intolerable burden on the Christian life never intended by the Heavenly Father.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 2, 2019
God has inspired His word in such a way that it shapes us, molds us and forms us as we hear it taught and expounded.
By C. Christopher Smith on Nov 1, 2019
If we re-cast preaching as a kind of "slow reading," we might lead our congregations into deeper engagement with the biblical text--and with one another.
By Erik Raymond on Oct 31, 2019
In addition to leading and teaching, pastors are called to protect or guard the flock.