By Joe Mckeever on Nov 30, 2020
Few subjects are as fraught with danger for the unsuspecting pastor as preaching on stewardship.
By Joe Mckeever on Jul 31, 2020
Proper preparation is not for the faint of heart. It takes prayer, study, and practice.
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 3, 2020
Non-growing churches are not healthy, at least in some significant ways. Joe McKeever gives his input to help revive a church that seems to have "plateaued."
By Joe Mckeever on May 6, 2020
Let's face it: We're out of our league when trying to address the unique needs faced by mothers.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 30, 2020
Why is it so difficult for pastors of all ages to preach Mother’s Day sermons? Pastor-to-pastors Joe McKeever gives some assistance.
By Joe Mckeever on Apr 23, 2020
Joe McKeever: "Have fun preaching those repeats, pastor. At least this is one time you do not have to reinvent the wheel or discover fire all over again."
By Joe Mckeever on Mar 21, 2020
Joe McKeever shares practical advice for dealing with the self-appointed church rulers who try to dominate your preaching and your ministry.
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 26, 2020
Alone, catchy points on sermon outlines cannot move people any more than a skeleton will move with no meat on its bones.
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 14, 2020
Sooner or later, every minister faces this kind of fearsome opportunity. (Wonderful nightmare? Scary blessing?)
By Joe Mckeever on Feb 4, 2020
Earlier this year, author and pastor Joe McKeever lost his beloved wife of more than 50 years, Margaret. In this moving article, he reflects on what it means to "adjust" to the new reality--and how faith requires an adjustment, as well.
By Joe Mckeever on Jan 16, 2020
"He gave no introduction to the sermon. This man simply stepped off the high diving board into the deep water. Except there was no deep water."
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 10, 2019
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 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 Joe Mckeever on Oct 24, 2019
Every church has to choose whether it is willing to hear from God or to be rocked to sleep by the Lord's messenger.