By David Mathis on Dec 22, 2017
You were made for the Great Joy of Christmas.
By Karl Vaters on Dec 16, 2017
It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but Christmas is also the busiest.
By SermonCentral on Dec 9, 2018
Regardless of your church's climate, one thing remains true: The preacher's task is to preach with joy, whether the conditions are desirable or undesirable.
By SermonCentral on Feb 25, 2022
I’ve been thinking this week about the place of joy in our lives. Mixed with hope, it’s an essential element for the perseverance of Christian leaders.
By SermonCentral on Nov 23, 2018
Follow the example of these leaders. You'll find joy in the midst of the hard work and long hours of pastoral ministry.
By Marshall Segal on Jul 5, 2021
For most of us, the single greatest threat to our faith in God and his promises has been the miles we have walked in the desert.
By Jon Bloom on Nov 2, 2022
"There is only one way. And Jesus both is the way (John 14:6) and shows the way."
By Randy Alcorn on Nov 11, 2022
"If a young man without modern medicine and dying of an excruciating disease could make choices that brought him happiness in Christ, surely we can too."
By Randy Alcorn on Aug 30, 2022
It’s true that we can’t make ourselves happy in God any more than a seed can make itself grow. But we’re not just seeds. We’re greenhouse farmers who can make sure the seed is planted, watered, and fertilized.
By Joy Moore on Jun 7, 2012
Even if your illustration comes from a real-life experience, it must also be "real life" for your listener.
By Ray Hollenbach on Sep 10, 2018
There's a rich vein of life even in the verses that close each Epistle. Have you ever preached a benediction?
By Joe Mckeever on Aug 25, 2021
This Q & A answers, "Why are all preachers nuts?" and other things people want to know.
By Charles Stone on Mar 22, 2023
When we discover, develop, and deploy our strengths and gifts, we maximize our Kingdom impact and experience the greatest joy.
By Lance Witt on Jun 12, 2022
Ultimately, if God is not working in you, the joy of his work through you will be short-lived.
By Paul Baloche on Feb 10, 2021
Some of the hardest yet most inspiring times of worship occur during funerals. The raw emotions of sadness and loss are mixed with a sense of hope and eternal perspective.