By Joe Hoagland on Feb 26, 2021
Some criticism is unequivocally bad criticism. It is destructive, not based 100% in truth, and is based in bad intentions. Prepare yourself for this kind of criticism.
By Thom Rainer on Dec 27, 2018
Consider this: If you are not being criticized, you are probably not a leader.
By Ron Edmondson on Jun 6, 2018
Ron Edmondson offers insight about the good and bad ways we respond to ministry criticism.
By Charles Stone on Aug 17, 2022
“Two things you can’t avoid in ministry are…people late to the service and … church critics.” In this short post, I suggest 10 ways to handle the church critic.
By Charles Stone on Jun 12, 2018
Charles Stone encourages pastors to use discernment when receiving criticism with these ten tips.
By Peter Mead on May 7, 2018
The challenge with criticism is to sort it through and preach for our audience of One, yet with a loving sensitivity to the many who sit and listen.
By Sermoncentral on Nov 30, 2019
One of the most dangerous times for a pastor are the hours following his Sunday sermon.
By Lance Witt on Jan 9, 2021
Gifted speakers and novices alike experience this unenjoyable aspect: people's criticism. In today's Pastor to Pastor, Lance Witt discusses a proper response from a biblical perspective.
By Joe Hoagland on Dec 27, 2019
None of us appreciate unsolicited, mean-spirited criticism, but we do need to hear people out.
By Marshall Segal on Jan 25, 2022
Perhaps the single most significant hindrance to Christian witness in the world today is our hunger for human approval. By nature, we think more about what people think of us than about what they think of Jesus.
By Sermoncentral on Jul 7, 2022
“You have no business being the pastor of our church. All you are interested in is getting your own way and changing all the good things we have going. People are saying you should be fired. I agree with them.”
By Peter Mead on Sep 8, 2017
This series looks at seven things preachers never say. Last time we thought about the burden of expectation. How about this for another: The negative outcomes of both criticism and apathy.
By Dr. R. Larry Moyer on May 8, 2019
How do you rate on the two critical skills every preacher needs?
By Joe Mckeever on Mar 6, 2021
They call you Preacher because nothing you do is as important or as critical to the work of the church as your preaching.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 11, 2020
Does your misery love company? Come sit next to Thom Rainer a while.