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 Jim Egli on Nov 2, 2020
Some preachers resist the idea of multiple sites. But what if technology increases your effectiveness?
By Ray Hollenbach on Jun 29, 2020
Do numbers alone tell the story of success? What kind of numbers caught Jesus' attention?
By Steven Furtick on Sep 1, 2011
"The crisis facing the church today isn’t what people are getting fed on Sundays," says Steven Furtick.
By Thom Rainer on Mar 5, 2020
Why does spiritual growth sometimes stall out in believers? Thom Rainer offers his view and solutions from a study of the Corinthian church.
By Eugene Peterson on Jul 14, 2021
"I grew up in a culture which was very entertainment-centered. Pastors were really good storytellers, and they were attractive people, glamorous."
By Tom Mercer on Aug 30, 2010
Veteran pastor Tom Mercer explains the concept of oikos, a revolutionary concept in biblical community and ministry.
By Ed Stetzer on Feb 23, 2018
Ed Stetzer discusses the importance of transformation in the life of a Christian and offers points to assist the preacher in helping their congregation see it through.
By Greg Morse on Jan 27, 2018
Don’t be yourself. Be something higher. Be who God predestined you to be. Be who you are in Jesus.
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 Tom Mercer on Mar 22, 2010
Tom Mercer shares the remarkable story of how his church grew exponentially through the power of a biblical concept in community called oikos.
By C.j. Mahaney on Nov 13, 2017
"If more people approached the Bible with a deep sense of helplessness, and hope-filled reliance on God’s merciful assistance, there would be far more seeing and savoring and transformation than there is.”
By Peter Mead on Sep 30, 2017
It is important to discern when an exhortation needs to be given, and when the listener is already aware of their need for growth and working hard by faith to become more like Christ.
By Chad Ashby on Dec 8, 2017
Brothers and sisters, “As long as it is called ‘today,’ [be sure] that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin!” (Hebrews 3:13)
By Sermoncentral on Apr 30, 2021
Big churches find it much easier to incorporate new people because the bigger the crowd, the smaller the impact each person has.