By Dr. Larry Moyer on Jul 18, 2020
God wants a church to grow because it's winning the lost to Christ and discipling them to reach others.
By Jeff Vanderstelt on Dec 28, 2017
If we are going to grow people up into Christlikeness in every way, we need to learn how to speak the truths of Jesus Christ into everything.
By James O. Davis on Jun 5, 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 Hal Seed on Nov 15, 2017
"Do you need a mentor? Only if you want to become more like Christ, live for Jesus more purposefully, and see your church take ground for God’s glory."
By Josh Reich on Sep 21, 2017
"When we read the Bible, we want to understand it and apply it. We want to know what the Bible says and how it affects our lives. We want something to happen, we want to get something out of it. But we’re often left frustrated and wondering what we missed."
By Lance Witt on Oct 9, 2017
"There is nothing worse than trying to inspire people to be passionate about God when you have little or no passion yourself. There is nothing more empty feeling than trying to connect people to God when you feel disconnected from God."
By William Boekestein on Apr 27, 2021
A number of years ago I was about to preach for the first time in a certain church. As I arranged my papers and books I noticed a sign near the top of the pulpit. It was a quotation from John 12:21: “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.”
By Sermoncentral on Feb 19, 2013
"I don’t have any distant cousins in Christ, only brothers and sisters."
By Chris Surber on Oct 21, 2016
Preaching Christ at the funeral of an unbeliever requires the subtle art of careful preaching. It’s as much about what you don’t say as what you do say.
By Frank Viola on Sep 26, 2018
Mark it down: Whenever you give that which is most valuable in your life to the Lord Jesus Christ, some of your fellow Christians will consider it to be waste.
By John Piper on Dec 23, 2020
My aim here is to encourage you to make “Christ-exalting” the featured adjective in your prayers. Let me explain what I mean. Then I’ll give you three reasons why I think this would be a great New Year’s resolution.
By Lance Witt on Sep 11, 2017
"It may be that the great sin of the church in our generation is the trivializing of God. The Jesus Christ, in whom the fullness of deity dwells, is not to be boxed in, airbrushed, made over, tamed, explained or explained away. I am deeply convinced that the way you live will be a direct consequence of how you see God."
By Randy Alcorn on Dec 7, 2017
"If a young man without modern medicine and dying of an excruciating disease could make choices that brought him happiness in Christ, surely we can too."
By David Mathis on Dec 23, 2017
You were made for the Great Joy of Christmas.
By Brian Orme on Nov 26, 2018
Before the preacher can persuade any sinner to turn to Christ, he must first be persuaded himself.