By Sherman Haywood Cox on Feb 20, 2023
Doctrinal sermons are fine, but do they connect to human experience?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Aug 15, 2021
We preachers sometimes think that preaching the "truth" is all that is needed.
By SermonCentral on Jul 9, 2020
Good doctrine (which literally means "teaching") demands that we address the issue of money.
By Jared Moore on Jun 1, 2021
"The Trinity should not be some obscure doctrine you dust off and bring out when you're speaking against other religions."
By Tyler Scarlett on Jul 8, 2021
There's no Mt. Sinai for preachers, but maybe there should be. This list is a good start.
By SermonCentral on Mar 23, 2020
In this video John Piper answers the question, "What Bible passages do you use to base your claims about how we should preach?"
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Nov 30, 2018
We assume our congregations know the biblical story and doctrinal meaning of Christmas. So we avoid major texts and look for something new or novel to say about the old, old story.
By SermonCentral on Oct 27, 2022
"Ask yourself, do you deserve the wrath of God forever? If your mind right now is saying, “I don’t think so. I think that hell would be an overreaction to what I’ve done and the kind of person that I am.” If that’s the way your mind is working right now, let me just have you consider four things."
By Joe Thorn on Jul 12, 2022
One danger is emotionalism, in which we allow our feelings to interpret our circumstances and form our thoughts about God. This is putting feelings before faith. The other danger is a kind of stoicism, where faith is rooted in theology but void of affection. This tendency removes feelings from faith altogether. While it is true that our emotions should not lead our theology, it is vital to our faith that theology lead to a deep experience of our triune God.