By Hal Seed on Jun 4, 2010
Hal Seed helps pastors and church leaders measure the success of their children’s ministry outreach events and retain unchurched families as a result.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 26, 2021
Should Pastors' children behave differently than regular kids? Thom Rainer speaks from the heart in this powerful post.
By Mark Pierce on Sep 16, 2020
Using just 7-10 minutes of your service, you can have children asking to come back to church. Here's how.
By John Gilman Ii on Mar 24, 2021
Families have long been the cornerstone of church congregations. Parents bring their children to church every Sunday. At a certain point, it becomes the children’s choice and responsibility to decide if they want to continue going to church every Sunday or not. That’s why it’s so important to show your children God’s grace and make Him a priority in their life from an early age.
By Sermoncentral on Feb 10, 2022
Why did you choose to come to this church?
By Rick Ezell on Nov 3, 2021
You may be the most skilled preacher and your church may have excellent small groups or the best children’s ministry in the city, but your first-time guests will never know unless they make a second or third visit.
By John Piper on May 23, 2018
John Piper shares his input on "if" and "when" it's appropriate for pastors to marry unbelievers.
By Josh Reich on Mar 24, 2022
Have you had a guest come to your church who seemed excited but never came back?
By Megan Briggs on Oct 4, 2016
Have we lost sight of the need to memorize Scripture in our digital age?
By Erik Raymond on May 9, 2019
Erik Raymond suggests some things he has done as both dad and pastor to help kids hear and understand the message in “big church.”
By Sermoncentral on Dec 24, 2016
Few things are more tragic than taking Christmas in stride. Its spirit and magic, that alluring sense of supernatural goodness, are not just for children, but even for the grownups.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 13, 2020
"When we consider our Father's sacrifice for us, any sacrifices we can make for our children are small."
By Nancy Wilson on Jan 11, 2018
As grandmothers, we are to do more than simply cheer for our children and grandchildren and buy them Christmas jammies (though we should certainly do those things and more). Our foremost duty is to fear the Lord and obey him every day of our life.
By Douglas Wilson on Dec 22, 2017
A father who wants to lead and disciple his family needs to remember that the one thing he must cultivate is heart loyalty. He must, of course, connect that loyalty to scriptural and worthy objects, but if he does not have heart loyalty, childrearing will simply be one grief replaced by another.
By Rick Blackwood on Jun 2, 2020
Rick Blackwood helps preachers communicate God's Word in a form that is engaging, crystal clear, unforgettable, and more fun for the speaker.