By Eric Mckiddie on Apr 28, 2021
“Self-starter” is an identity that up-and-coming leaders seek. It means that you take initiative and responsibility without being asked or coerced. You see a problem and you jump on it. No one ever has to tell you what to do. You put on your Nikes and just do it.
But there can be a dark side to self-starters, which is when their interest in beginning new projects and their disinterest in finishing projects are equal.
By Michael Voll on Jan 22, 2018
Come Sunday morning many times we preachers fill our sermons with funny stories, but forget to point to the ultimate story of Jesus Christ.
By Dr. R. Larry Moyer on Sep 14, 2021
R. Larry Moyer has five questions we should ask ourselves right now about our preaching.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Sep 25, 2020
Great preachers preach both the unfamiliar as well as the familiar stories.
By Jonathan Herron on Jul 30, 2014
Well, figuratively. Nathan Herron went WAY out on a limb with his church. Would you?
By Sherman Haywood Cox on May 15, 2021
Sermons are not delivered irrespective of the preacher. We are part of the message as well.
By Joe Mckeever on Oct 11, 2014
Sooner or later, every pastor has it happen. You're in the middle of a sermon, all is going well, you're on top of your game, the Lord is near, the people are listening well. And then, bam!
By Randy Alcorn on Jan 10, 2018
The pain was great, but God’s grace rose to the occasion. Despite his heartbreak, Spafford could say without pretense, “It is well with my soul.”
By Peter Mead on May 13, 2021
The rest of the Bible is built on the foundation of Genesis, and so preaching it enough and preaching it well are very important. Here are three errors to avoid.
By Lance Witt on Feb 20, 2017
No matter what has happened in the past or what your ministry situation is today, you can have a rich, meaningful life.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 18, 2020
"The 'kerygma' is the essential proclamation of the life, death, resurrection, ascension, and rule of Jesus Christ, as well as a call to conversion and repentance."
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 3, 2019
If you're OK with what R. G. Lee called “sermonettes by preacherettes to Christianettes,” then preaching is easy.
By Brandon Hilgemann on Dec 4, 2019
While leading worship I learned to cast aside a crutch, one that many preachers should discard, as well.
By Dallas Willard on Jun 30, 2012
"If you're going to be a doubter, be sure to doubt your doubts as well as your beliefs," says Dallas Willard.
By Ray Hollenbach on Nov 13, 2018
The well-rounded preacher draws from multiple sources. How wide is your reading?