By Sermoncentral on Sep 1, 2017
The great tragedy of the universe is that while human beings were made to glorify God because of who they are and what they see, we have all fallen short of this purpose.
By Joe Hoagland on Mar 10, 2017
I am talking about purposely removing yourself from the busyness to focus on prayer for your congregation, reflection on your spiritual life and those around you, and meditation on the huge weight that is the pastoral ministry.
By Max Lucado on May 16, 2018
"I really believe the purpose of Scripture is to give us this authoritative handbook. We have a place where we can take people when they come to us with questions so we're not just speaking out of our own opinion."
By Lance Witt on Feb 20, 2017
No matter what has happened in the past or what your ministry situation is today, you can have a rich, meaningful life.
By Charles Stone on Jul 28, 2016
As I enter the sixth decade of my life and reflect over the brokenness I’ve faced as a pastor, I’m beginning to see its great value. It still hurts and I’d prefer not to face it. Yet, I’m experiencing the fruit of brokenness: inner peace, joy, and a purpose that supersedes ‘ministry success.’
By Peter Mead on Feb 7, 2019
On the dashboard of our ministry life, we need to have a light that flashes when we are preaching flat. What causes it? What should we do?
By Carey Nieuwhof on Dec 26, 2017
Here’s the sad truth: when your calendar is out of control, so are you. And so is your life.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 22, 2014
For preachers, distractions are a way of life, but they are no less annoying.
By Dr. Nijay Gupta on Apr 8, 2021
The “missional theology” movement has injected energy and life into the church. Who isn’t inspired when reading Emil Brunner’s famous words, “The church exists by mission as a fire exists by burning”? Missional theology has motivated many Christians and churches to seek out their purpose in God of bearing and embodying the good news of Jesus Christ.
By Carey Nieuwhof on Nov 4, 2016
What if this one generation actually just sacrificed for the sake of another? What if they gave up their preferences in music, style and taste so that others could come to know Christ?
By Lance Witt on May 23, 2016
Do you mistake fruitfulness for holiness? Sit with those words a moment. What does that look like practically? And how have you seen this in your life and in the lives of other leaders?
By Ray Hollenbach on Oct 28, 2019
We are loaded down with so many "shoulds," we find ourselves paralyzed by the inability to apply what we know.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2013
What happens when a filmmaker takes a metaphor from the Gospel and extends it into everyday life? You get a ten-minute wordless sermon.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 29, 2020
"There is an intense wrestling match with God’s Word as I prepare to preach. I've grown to love it."
By Brandon Cox on Mar 2, 2017
Usually, knowing what breaks your heart is knowing what you should do with your life, and how you should be leading others.