By Ken Davis on Jul 10, 2018
You may think it can be hidden, but when you lose your passion for the pulpit your congregation can hear the difference. Recapture the fire!
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Mar 27, 2017
People should not leave the sermon having learned more about the preacher than Christ. When we stand to preach the word, we should prayerfully whisper to ourselves, “You are not the story.”
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 William Boekestein on Jul 26, 2016
A number of years ago I was about to preach for the first time in a certain church. As I arranged my papers and books I noticed a sign near the top of the pulpit. It was a quotation from John 12:21: “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.”
By Lane Sebring on Mar 10, 2015
Being a pastor is unlike just about any other profession. Because of the holistic nature of the work, we tend to take on "pastor" as an identity and not just a career.
By Joe Mckeever on Oct 11, 2014
Sooner or later, every pastor has it happen. You're in the middle of a sermon, all is going well, you're on top of your game, the Lord is near, the people are listening well. And then, bam!
By Mary Shore on Mar 19, 2012
Before we start writing, perhaps we should start listening. Here are three very practical suggestions.