By Brandon Smith on Nov 30, 2022
Whatever you do, just read the Bible.
By SermonCentral on Aug 5, 2019
Hal Seed would like to see a Bible reading revolution in his city. Would you?
By Peter Mead on Apr 28, 2021
A preaching ministry is built on a whole set of convictions. Convictions about God, the Gospel, about people, about ministry.
By Peter Mead on Oct 3, 2019
"We should be concerned when there is a lack of motivation for God's Word--both in our own lives and in those we care about."
By Peter Mead on Dec 4, 2018
The most recent research presents troubling results. How does your church measure up?
By Clay Smith on Jul 16, 2021
Here's how one pastor answers a commonly-asked question. How would you answer?
By Josh Reich on Sep 20, 2022
"When we read the Bible, we want to understand it and apply it. We want to know what the Bible says and how it affects our lives. We want something to happen, we want to get something out of it. But we’re often left frustrated and wondering what we missed."
By Trevin Wax on Mar 25, 2020
Pastors, don’t underestimate the cumulative effect of your preaching. You are not dumping information into brains. You are forming the habits of your people, teaching them how to read and understand and apply the Bible for themselves.
By Lance Witt on Jun 17, 2022
Growing in knowledge is important, but knowledge without relationship is dangerous. That was one of the big issues Jesus had with the Pharisees. They had biblical knowledge but their heart was far from God.
By John Nunes on May 5, 2023
John Nunes recommends "reading" your sermon manuscript the way a great pianist "reads" music.
By Jonathan J. Watson on Jul 3, 2023
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 Ray Hollenbach on Nov 12, 2018
The well-rounded preacher draws from multiple sources. How wide is your reading?
By C. Christopher Smith on Oct 31, 2019
If we re-cast preaching as a kind of "slow reading," we might lead our congregations into deeper engagement with the biblical text--and with one another.
By Focus On The Family on Sep 8, 2022
As Christians, we all know how important it is to equip kids with a sense of joy in reading God’s Word and the confidence to freely express their faith in Jesus. But that goal is becoming more difficult in today’s culture.
By Josh Reich on Nov 23, 2022
"The number one complaint I hear from people is, “I don’t have time. I don’t have time for hobbies, sleep, my marriage, relationships, kids, reading my Bible.” You do, you just gave that time away. You give your time to the things that matter most."