By Nathan Aaseng on Oct 17, 2020
Author Nathan Aaseng says, "Preaching is a terrible form of communication." Yet he discovered why preaching is the crown jewel of a pastor's existence.
By Nathan Aaseng on Jan 25, 2020
"Proclamation is a wonderful privilege, never to be taken for granted."
By Nathan Aaseng on Oct 18, 2019
Pastors are not called to win Academy Awards in screen-writing. We are called to help build the kingdom, brick by brick.
By Nathan Aaseng on Jul 25, 2019
A bold sermon is one in which a pastor proclaims a word of God that might anger, offend, or disconcert some of those who pay his salary.
By Nathan Aaseng on Jun 20, 2019
Ask the average person in the street what Christianity is about and the answer will be nowhere near what most of us proclaim in our pulpits every week.
By Nathan Aaseng on Apr 19, 2019
Effective preaching requires learning to negotiate the perilous waters between two vital strategies.
By Nathan Aaseng on Nov 30, 2015
Nathan Aaseng's vision of stewardship comes from the Christmas tradition of giving gifts.
By Nathan Aaseng on Dec 26, 2014
In our information-saturated age, your listeners have all the gems of wisdom they need, far more than they can process.
By Nathan Aaseng on Dec 1, 2014
Even though law and grace are opposites in many ways, both have their place in the pulpit.
By Nathan Aaseng on Aug 1, 2014
"The Word is not magic, but it has power ... great power to bring God's love and grace into the world."
By Nathan Aaseng on Oct 16, 2013
The challenge is to make the wedding couple feel that the homily is not just a canned one, pulled out of the file and dusted off for the 35th time.
By Nathan Aaseng on Aug 15, 2013
"I feed off the energy of a crowd when I preach--and then there's the nursing home service."
By Nathan Aaseng on May 3, 2013
"Don't confuse me with the one who saves souls; I'm just a messenger bearing good news."