By Steve Sjogren on Apr 7, 2023
Servant evangelism wins the heart before it confronts the mind. A small act of kindness nudges a person closer to God, often in a profound way, as it bypasses one's mental defenses.
By Greg Stier on Aug 1, 2023
Sometimes the words “altar call” trigger images of sawdust trails and endless verses of “Just as I am” with preachers prodding, pushing and persuading sinners to come forward down the aisle in front of God and everyone.
By Brandon Kelley on Aug 10, 2023
Most churches genuinely want to welcome and reach those who are far from God. Sometimes the reason they don’t is because they get in their own way.
By Derwin Gray on Feb 21, 2018
Evangelism Linebacker Derwin Gray talks about how he became a better preacher by admiring NFL record-holder Jerry Rice.
By Karl Vaters on Sep 28, 2022
"Don't force people to do ministry your way. Help them with the ministry they're already passionate about."
By SermonCentral on Jan 8, 2023
Are high profile guest speakers worth the time and money? "Only if you value lost people," says Hal Seed.
By Ben Sternke on Aug 14, 2020
We can too easily normalize fruitlessness in the name of faithfulness. There's a big difference.
By James O. Davis on Jun 4, 2020
In the last six years, the Global Church has witnessed more than 1.4 million new church plants with more than 250 million coming to Christ. The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ is growing faster than any other time in history.
By Jared Moore on Dec 18, 2018
There are plenty of things we can do to improve our style, but does the gospel get lost in the garnish?
By SermonCentral on Mar 28, 2021
“The American church is so consumeristic!” It’s a common line uttered by the religiously fed-up, and of course, there’s a lot of truth in it. Some churches in America do tend to cater to the consumeristic mentality of our culture. But I think, on the whole, most churches don’t, and that’s actually part of the problem.
By Kenton C. Anderson on Oct 6, 2020
Kenton Anderson wonders, "Perhaps preachers have lost faith in preaching because they've been offering too much poor preaching."
By Ryan Huguley on Oct 3, 2018
Listening is a lost art in our culture, so how should we listen to a sermon?
By Dr. Larry Moyer on Jul 17, 2020
God wants a church to grow because it's winning the lost to Christ and discipling them to reach others.
By SermonCentral on Feb 10, 2020
It’s easy to get lost chasing the newest, coolest, biggest thing. Or on the other hand hanging on to old, stale methods.
By Jonathan Howe on Sep 30, 2022
How can using Facebook help you promote your church?