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 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 Jim Egli on Nov 2, 2020
Some preachers resist the idea of multiple sites. But what if technology increases your effectiveness?
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 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 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 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 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.
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 Lance Witt on Jan 22, 2018
This week work at paying attention to your soul. Listen to your emotions. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what is going on beneath the surface of all your “doing”.
By Brian Orme on Nov 26, 2018
Before the preacher can persuade any sinner to turn to Christ, he must first be persuaded himself.