By Carey Nieuwhof on Aug 11, 2017
Moral failure takes out more leaders than it should. But real success is deeper than just avoiding the ditch.
By Sherman Haywood Cox on Feb 27, 2014
Every sermon should ask the people for some sort of response, a response in real life.
By Rick Long on Jun 11, 2018
Does preaching for life-change always produce a watered down message?
By Chris Surber on Sep 27, 2018
Preach with a focus to cultivate life together and nurture incarnate community rather than simple gatherings of people.
By Patricia Tull on Mar 2, 2020
"Ultimately, for the faithful, all this talk about death in the lectionary offers liberation."
By Carey Nieuwhof on Dec 26, 2017
Here’s the sad truth: when your calendar is out of control, so are you. And so is your life.
By David Fitch on Oct 31, 2020
Communities live life in and among the neighborhoods: the stuff of everyday life has numerous opportunities to proclaim the gospel.
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 9, 2013
As preachers, it's our starting point, our text. Perhaps sometimes we should share the big picture of "why."
By Sermoncentral on Nov 21, 2018
The Christian life, from the beginning to end, is a life of extraordinary grace. Saying "thank you" just makes sense.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 17, 2019
It's not just academic; it's essential for life-giving sermons.
By Joy Moore on Jun 8, 2012
Even if your illustration comes from a real-life experience, it must also be "real life" for your listener.
By Philip Nation on Feb 26, 2018
Philip Nation offers preaching tips for pastors guiding a congregation to and through the life transformed in Christ.
By Staff Writer on Feb 11, 2020
I Still Believe is the real-life story of chart-topping singer Jeremy Camp. I Still Believe is a powerful reminder that in the midst of life’s storms, true hope is only found in Christ. Why not lead your church in a powerful campaign surrounding the I Still Believe movie (releasing March 13, 2020)?
By Lance Witt on Apr 11, 2016
A life of balance has always seemed like a “pipe dream”, something that just wasn’t realistic or attainable. To be honest, I don’t think I’ve ever had a moment of balance in my entire life. I can’t think of a single moment when every area of my life and ministry were “spinning” smoothly.