By Brandon Cox on Aug 5, 2017
"Eliminate friction!!" That’s the goal most of us have when it comes to leading a team, or a church, or a company. But what if friction is actually the key to getting things moving in the right direction?
By Derek Thomas on Jun 27, 2017
God's sovereignty is a central pillar of Christian belief and the clear teaching of Scripture. But what does it mean?
By Peter Walters on Sep 19, 2016
As a preacher, I am always looking for ways to improve my speaking. I study other communicators, for example, if a comedian gets me hooked, I analyze why he was successful and I love to read books on communication.
By John Gilman Ii on May 17, 2016
A proper welcome needs to have more than just a greeting. Churches need to create welcome pathways that guide people into more familiarity, connection, and relationship with the church. Creating a positive and effective welcoming strategy has never been more important. There is still time to put a great welcome process in place. Here are six tips to get you started in the right direction.
By Lane Sebring on Jul 18, 2015
If the closing of your message is disorganized and unclear, then your listeners will walk away feeling the same way about your message.
By Ken Collins on Jan 31, 2015
You can learn how to preach a well-organized sermon off the cuff.
By Chuck Warnock on Sep 13, 2013
There are times in our life when the clarity fades, discouragement clouds our memory and we wonder, "Why did I ever want to be a pastor?"
By Mary Schaller on Sep 26, 2012
An "aircraft carrier church" has a clear mission that stems from the Great Commandment and the Great Commission.
By Ben Witherington Iii on Aug 18, 2012
Asbury Seminary theologian Ben Witherington III speaks to the point in this engaging seven-minute video.
By Eugene Peterson on Jul 21, 2012
Eugene Peterson suggests preaching is an imprecise instrument, and that's exactly how it should be.
By Mark Dever on Apr 28, 2012
Six pastors define and discuss their passionate calling to expositional preaching.