By Marshall Segal on Aug 29, 2016
We tend to think our dreams were too big when we were young, say when we were six, and too small as we get older. But maybe our dreams never reach high enough.
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 Peter Mead on Mar 28, 2012
Frequently, God felt that having the truth clothed in the genre of story was the best option.
By Mary Shore on Mar 19, 2012
Before we start writing, perhaps we should start listening. Here are three very practical suggestions.
By Ken Davis on Mar 10, 2012
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 Warren Wiersbe on Oct 5, 2011
Why is it that so many preachers do not enjoy preaching? Why do some busy themselves in minor matters when they should be studying and meditating? Why do others creep out of the pulpit after delivering their sermon, overwhelmed with a sense of failure and guilt?