By SermonCentral on Apr 23, 2020
Do Christians and Muslims worship the same deity? It has become one of the most pressing and controversial questions in the world in the last fifteen years.
By SermonCentral on Jun 3, 2022
Micah 6:8 exposes me: I can love abstract ideas of justice and kindness, and neglect their concrete expression. It admonishes me: I cannot “do justice” or “love kindness” without loving real people. It humbles me, which is just what the Doctor ordered, if I’m really ready to walk with him.
By Chris Surber on Sep 28, 2018
Love in the pastorate--not logic in the academic hall--wins people to Christ.
By Rachel Wrenn on May 24, 2019
"Mildred" loves the Lord, shows up early for service--and falls asleep nearly every week. What to do?
By SermonCentral on Jul 4, 2023
I love people, but I need to let them know it. So it requires intentional effort to communicate that I’m touchable and approachable, that I care enough to listen and that I’m a safe place for people.
By Brandon Kelley on Feb 17, 2021
People love stories, and that is what narrative is. When we can powerfully preach a narrative passage, we’ll see people not only respond to the message, but they’ll become more in awe at God’s word!
By SermonCentral on Jul 7, 2022
“You have no business being the pastor of our church. All you are interested in is getting your own way and changing all the good things we have going. People are saying you should be fired. I agree with them.”
By Rod Arnold on May 14, 2018
Here are some smart, practical things you can do to connect with more people in your community and give them a chance to get to know your church.
By Brandon Cox on Oct 3, 2023
Curiosity is the art of knowing that we don’t know, and discovering more about God, about people, about ourselves, and about the amazing world around us.
By Brian Croft on Oct 18, 2023
There are all kinds of different sermons a preacher can preach, but the most helpful for a pastor to feed his people with week after week is expository sermons.
By Charles Stone on Aug 16, 2022
“Two things you can’t avoid in ministry are…people late to the service and … church critics.” In this short post, I suggest 10 ways to handle the church critic.
By Joe Hoagland on Jul 28, 2022
People love to tell you that preaching is irrelevant in this day and age. But contrary to this kind of thinking, good preaching does remain important. In fact, preaching remains as important as it has ever been.
By John Powell on Jan 29, 2021
We are people of conviction and kindness. This means we cannot just preach anyone into heaven, because we haven’t been given the authority to do so. Also, we can’t condemn anyone because we don’t know their heart.
By Charles Stone on Feb 16, 2022
One of the most disconcerting feelings we pastors experience is when we prepare a sermon and pour our heart into it, yet feel that it didn’t make a difference in people’s lives.
By Lance Witt on Dec 5, 2023
One of the reasons the word accountability gets a bad rap is because of the way some people have carried out accountability. Holding people accountable is not using your position as a club to embarrass, humiliate, mistreat, belittle or shame people. Our accountability of people should make those on our team better not bitter.