By Peter Mead on Jan 24, 2013
When's the last time you invested in some tools of the trade?
By Matt Brough on Jul 31, 2014
One of the challenges for preachers who have been preaching for some time is that it is much easier to coast, to do less preparation and to simply rely on your experience.
By Brandon Kelley on Aug 6, 2015
Listen in as pastors share real-life examples of sermmon prep.
By Tony Evans on Jun 20, 2014
Tim Challies relies on prayer and prep—but he doesn't leave it to his memory. Here's his cheat-sheet.
By Jonathan Watson on May 21, 2016
Is software (and technology in general) a help or a hindrance? Considering I’m typing this on a laptop, and many of you will read it on your smartphones, it’s obvious that technology is an integral part of our lives.
But should we use it when preparing sermons? And does it have any additional impact on my life?
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Nov 18, 2016
Even skilled, prepared, and experienced preachers get nervous at preaching time. If they do not, they should.
By Todd Hiestand on Nov 15, 2011
"My sermon prep is no longer about how many hours I 'spend studying.' With this approach, I genuinely believe that every hour of the week is sermon prep."
By Bill Couchenour on Nov 14, 2013
Is it possible to reach the U.S. for Jesus in less than a decade by cutting sermon prep time in half?
By Lane Sebring on Dec 13, 2014
Sometimes the best sermon prep is the questions you ask yourself.
By Ron Edmondson on Oct 3, 2015
So you finished your sermon prep by Friday--or have you?
By Joe Hoagland on Jul 24, 2017
Have you ever considered how you might collaborate in sermon prep?
By Peter Mead on Jun 21, 2014
When I genuinely have had to prepare at the last minute, then I ask God for help and know that He understands.
By Peter Mead on Oct 18, 2014
Rookie preachers wonder how they will fill the time. Experienced preachers know the real challenge is in what to leave out.
By Sherman Cox on Dec 4, 2014
If you have never asked yourself this question, you might end up preaching to the mind while steering totally clear of the soul.
By Peter Mead on May 17, 2014
Finishing a sermon is neither easy nor natural. Here's help!
By Sherman Cox on Sep 25, 2014
You could study and prep for 100 hours and still find something wrong with the sermon. Eventually, it's time to stand and deliver.
By Chris Surber on Oct 9, 2014
God feels far away. Everybody at home is mad at you. Even the dog won’t talk to you. What do you do when you need to do sermon prep but you just aren’t feeling it?
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 10, 2014
He's preached more than 150 Christmas sermons in his life, and they're still fun!
By Lane Sebring on Jan 5, 2015
Some people think the work of the Holy Spirit is thwarted when the preacher makes an effort to improve his preaching.
By Lance Witt on Jan 22, 2016
Every pastor knows what it is to preach a sermon when your heart isn't in it and your life isn't living it. Here are three ways to stay motivated and preaching from a healthy heart.
By Joe Hoagland on Apr 20, 2016
There are some steps we can take as communicators, today, to make lasting change. As I look at improving multiple things in my life I look for the building blocks I can use to achieve success right away as well as into the future.
By Eric Mckiddie on Dec 28, 2016
How you get your sermon started matters. While there is lots of room for error in the body of your sermon, there is little room for error in your introduction.
By Brian Croft on Jan 19, 2017
The answer to this question largely depends on the kind of pastor you are, the quality of preacher you are, and the kind of congregation you serve.
By Lane Sebring on Mar 1, 2017
I want to show you why I believe the often neglected step of rehearsing the sermon is essential to great sermon delivery.
By Joe Hoagland on May 4, 2017
What if I told you there is one main thing you can improve to make people want to come back time and time again.
By Brandon Kelley on Jun 17, 2017
A Step-by-Step Approach to Efficient Sermon Preparation
By Eric Mckiddie on Nov 13, 2013
No matter where you are on the prep-time spectrum, it should comfort you to know that well-known preachers span the entire spectrum.
By Colin Adams on May 19, 2011
Colin Adams interviews Tim Keller about the greatest perils in preaching, sermon prep, and balancing the demands of leadership.
By Peter Mead on Jan 7, 2013
Commentaries are resources for preachers, not sources for sermons. Watch out for these three pitfalls when using commentaries in your sermon prep and delivery.