If you want to continue using the old site, you still can here.

In Preaching Articles: "all preaching articles" showing 1-30 of 49

Preaching Articles for Pastors.

-
Close Filters

Rating

  • 5 stars
  • 4 stars or more
  • 3 stars or more

Date

  • Last Week
  • Last Month
  • Last 3 Months
  • Last 6 Months
  • Last Year

Article Type

  • Text Article (49)
More Filters
preaching article What Time Is It?
What Time Is It?
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on February 16, 2017
Summary: Jesus modeled agreement with the Father by doing God’s will in perilous times.
preaching article The Current of Thanksgiving
The Current of Thanksgiving
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on November 24, 2016
Summary: A simple prayer is taking root in me, teaching me the deep wisdom of gratitude, and changing my life.
preaching article Growing Grace in God's Garden: the Church
Growing Grace in God's Garden: the Church
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on February 16, 2016
Summary: We have created a Christendom where we can choose churches the way most people choose restaurants: according to our individual tastes. How can we grow in grace when we a free to wander from one family to another?
based on 6 ratings
preaching article We Remember Dr. King but Have We Missed His Message?
We Remember Dr. King but Have We Missed His Message?
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on January 18, 2016
Summary: Nearly every schoolchild can tell you Dr. King had a dream but perhaps only one in ten can articulate that dream.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article How To Move Away From Watercolor Preaching
How To Move Away From Watercolor Preaching
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on January 4, 2016
Summary: Take ten minutes and write down the details from your preaching passage. Then ask yourself, “How can I help my listeners move from watercolor to the sharp clarity of oil?”
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article One Preacher's Guide to Great Preaching Through the Christmas Season
One Preacher's Guide to Great Preaching Through the Christmas Season
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on December 5, 2015
Summary: Some people think the Christmas verses are the stuff of Christmas pageants and cheesy dramas. They are also fuel for great preaching.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Thanksgiving and the Will of God: A Preacher's Guide
Thanksgiving and the Will of God: A Preacher's Guide
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on November 21, 2015
Summary: Thanksgiving sermons can sometimes sound like such a scolding, but guilt is a terrible motivation for giving thanks.
based on 8 ratings
Scripture: Deuteronomy 26:1-11
preaching article Jesus: Friend to Sinners, No Friend to Sin
Jesus: Friend to Sinners, No Friend to Sin
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on November 3, 2015
Summary: Sin is ravaging the church today, but the old ways of talking about sin clearly do not help us. We have to find new ways to talk about it.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Is Your Leadership The Moses Model or The Jesus Model?
Is Your Leadership The Moses Model or The Jesus Model?
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on October 15, 2015
Summary: "He was the shepherd, they were the sheep—and sheep do not morph into shepherds."
based on 4 ratings
preaching article The Shocking Truth About Growing In Jesus
The Shocking Truth About Growing In Jesus
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on September 15, 2015
Summary: Would you like to be a radical, against-the-gain follower of Jesus? Suggest this radical solution.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Acts 11:19-26
preaching article Why the Church? Six Bold Preaching Points
Why the Church? Six Bold Preaching Points
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on August 22, 2015
Summary: The bottom line is this: Church is God’s idea, and we ignore it at our peril.
preaching article 3 Reasons Why I Give My Listeners Homework (And Why You Should, Too)
3 Reasons Why I Give My Listeners Homework (And Why You Should, Too)
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on August 11, 2015
Summary: When we ask something more of our congregation we will quickly discover whether we are preaching for spiritual entertainment or spiritual formation.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article How to Preach Repentance Like It's Good News
How to Preach Repentance Like It's Good News
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on June 22, 2015
Summary: "Repent" is the first word of the good news. Belief comes as we help our listeners rethink a way of life based upon what God has already done.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: Mark 1:11-16:22
preaching article 3 Obstacles of Grace That Could Sabotage Your Preaching
3 Obstacles of Grace That Could Sabotage Your Preaching
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on June 8, 2015
Summary: Great preaching proclaims the grace of God, and sometimes we need to clear away the obstacles to that grace.
based on 4 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Grace Is a Divine Scandal, and That's How You Should Preach It
Grace Is a Divine Scandal, and That's How You Should Preach It
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on May 27, 2015
Summary: Grace can be abused, grace can be played the fool, grace can be wasted--but grace doesn't care. Grace is the divine scandal.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Galatians 2:21
preaching article 7 Memorial Day Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Preach
7 Memorial Day Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Preach
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on May 21, 2015
Summary: Our nation may be tired of war, but we are not tired of remembering eternal values.
preaching article God Doesn't Need Cops in the Pulpit--He Needs Preachers
God Doesn't Need Cops in the Pulpit--He Needs Preachers
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on April 24, 2015
Summary: There's a big difference between drawing a crowd and preaching a sermon. The church is desperate for life-giving preachers.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article After Easter: 50 Forgotten Days the Church Desperately Needs
After Easter: 50 Forgotten Days the Church Desperately Needs
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on April 6, 2015
Summary: The days between Easter and Pentecost are usually an afterthought, yet they're the beginning of a journey into the age to come.
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 5 Preaching Gems for Maundy Thursday
5 Preaching Gems for Maundy Thursday
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on April 1, 2015
Summary: The Last Supper: More than history, more than a painting, it's the living example of how to go through stressful times.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article One Dozen Liberating Life Lessons That Give Pastors Rest for Their Souls
One Dozen Liberating Life Lessons That Give Pastors Rest for Their Souls
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on February 20, 2015
Summary: We are loaded down with so many "shoulds," we find ourselves paralyzed by the inability to apply what we know.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article Do We Preach a Grace That's Too Small?
Do We Preach a Grace That's Too Small?
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on January 29, 2015
Summary: We've lined up the chairs in neat little rows and called it grace. We never noticed: it has broken free.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Numbers 4:1-4
preaching article What Your Gospel Message Reveals About Your View of the Gospel
What Your Gospel Message Reveals About Your View of the Gospel
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on December 19, 2014
Summary: When we preach we plant seeds, but what will grow from the seeds we plant?
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article 4 Fresh Sermon Topics for the Christmas Season
4 Fresh Sermon Topics for the Christmas Season
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on November 28, 2014
Summary: Some people think the Christmas verses are the stuff of Christmas pageants and cheesy dramas. They are also fuel for great preaching.
preaching article 3 Important Reasons Why You Should Preach on Thanksgiving a Month Early
3 Important Reasons Why You Should Preach on Thanksgiving a Month Early
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on October 23, 2014
Summary: Everyone knows they're supposed to be thankful on Thanksgiving Day, but the heart-attitude won't kick in by magic; it has to be cultivated.
preaching article Preaching That Makes Disciples: Three Texts You Must Preach
Preaching That Makes Disciples: Three Texts You Must Preach
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on September 24, 2014
Summary: For anyone who longs to preach about something more than a fire-insurance relationship with Jesus, these three passages will help you make disciples.
preaching article Preach the Way the Bible Preaches--Tell Stories!
Preach the Way the Bible Preaches--Tell Stories!
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on July 15, 2014
Summary: Those of us who feed God's flock must become God's storytellers. Here's the journey we must take.
based on 3 ratings
preaching article 50 Forgotten Days the Church Desperately Needs
50 Forgotten Days the Church Desperately Needs
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on April 21, 2014
Summary: The days between Easter and Pentecost are usually an afterthought, yet they can become an opportunity to preach the significance of the resurrection.
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: none
preaching article What Kind of Christians Will People Be If They Listen to Your Sermons for a Decade?
What Kind of Christians Will People Be If They Listen to Your Sermons for a Decade?
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on March 8, 2014
Summary: Beyond the weekly phrase, "Good word, Preacher," the spiritual lives of the people in your church provide excellent feedback regarding the effectiveness of your preaching.
preaching article Three Foundational Passages for Growing Disciples of Jesus
Three Foundational Passages for Growing Disciples of Jesus
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on February 20, 2014
Summary: "Try to imagine talking about your subject every single day for two years. If the idea still thrills you, you've found your topic."
preaching article Fill Your Christmas Preaching with Nobodies
Fill Your Christmas Preaching with Nobodies
Shared By: Ray Hollenbach on December 13, 2013
Summary: Jesus was smuggled into Bethlehem through the womb of a teenage girl, who gave birth in a barn. That’s different.
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: John 1:1-24:30