By Peter Mead on Nov 15, 2018
Peter Mead reveals eight powerful insights into how to gauge a congregation's responsiveness.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Jan 29, 2014
Could you be bold enough to guide the entire congregation through the process of "preaching"?
By Sermoncentral on Dec 3, 2020
If your congregation is stuck in the "we've never done it that way before" trap, this is a message you should share.
By Mike Miller on Nov 20, 2013
Good preachers must develop the extra skill of "congregational exegesis."
By Chris Surber on Sep 11, 2021
Every church member carries an agenda in the secret briefcase of their heart. What's their agenda?
By Joe Mckeever on Jun 13, 2019
You brought a sermon you knew beyond a doubt was from the Lord and inspired of God.Halfway through, you could sense the congregation’s minds wandering. How could this happen?
By Mike Glenn on Oct 27, 2020
Pastor Mike Glenn suggests every sermon requires us to exegete our audience as well as the Biblical text. Here's why.
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 16, 2015
Joe McKeever helps reframe our calling: "The people who make up your congregation do not require anything new from you regarding the Christmas story this season or any season. "
By Bruce D. Johnson on Oct 13, 2018
All of us have a propensity to want to communicate in our own preferred style. But what if your style doesn't reach everyone?
By Sermoncentral on Nov 16, 2020
It's not too early! Brandon Cox shares his ideas for a Christmas sermon series sure to connect with your congregation.
By David Fitch on Oct 31, 2020
Communities live life in and among the neighborhoods: the stuff of everyday life has numerous opportunities to proclaim the gospel.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 11, 2020
Sermon preparation does not end with good exegesis of the Bible; it always includes good exegesis of the local congregation.
By John Mcclure on Jun 26, 2020
It's a daring move: slash your outline! Your congregation will love you, and they'll remember more.
By Chris Surber on Jun 11, 2019
"Can I call her up to the front on Sunday morning, have her sit in front of the congregation and use her sin as an example?”
By Tyler Scarlett on Feb 9, 2019
A preacher's worst fear is that the congregation will stop listening. What's far more dreadful is if the people never were listening in the first place.