By SermonCentral on Aug 23, 2022
I would not exchange any of my discipline-afflictions for anything. In fact, I have made it a habit to keep asking God to discipline me. This isn’t because I love affliction, but because the hope in God I’ve tasted in the promises of God I’ve trusted in the darkest days are the sweetest things my soul has ever known.
By Eric Reed on Feb 21, 2018
When natural disasters, terrorist attacks, celebrity deaths, and political intrigue dominate the news, should pastors talk about them? And if so, how?
By Norman Geisler on Mar 19, 2018
The topic of evil offers many onramps to preaching powerful sermons and proclaiming the gospel. Dr. Norman Geisler offers insight for preaching and pastoral conversations.
By Walter Brueggemann on Apr 6, 2023
The Bible doesn't look the other way when it comes to raw human emotion. How should we preach these Psalms?
By Marion Clark on Dec 1, 2022
There is a great need for Christian counselors with the expertise to unravel the problems of life. The more a pastor is equipped in this area, the better they will be able to serve the members of their church who are facing difficulties and trials.
By Brandon Cox on Nov 27, 2023
Success isn’t about beating giants. It’s about building a life that grows through trials and challenges.
By Randy Alcorn on Dec 2, 2022
"In times of doubt, difficulty, and trials, our fundamental beliefs about God and our faith are revealed. So how can Christians find faith in the midst of doubt? How can they trust God’s plan when their lives seem out of His control, and prayers seem to go unanswered or, sometimes it feels, even unheard?"
By Charles Stone on Feb 22, 2019
Eight in ten pastors’ wives say they feel unappreciated or unaccepted by their husband’s congregations. Charles Stone and his wife give insight into how to protect your spouse and your marriage during the sometimes difficult calling of pastoral ministry.