By Taelor Gray on May 1, 2021
Growing up in church, I used to think of pastors as heroic, super-powered leaders who were almost like enhanced human beings. For me, they were moral superiors operating beyond the scope of failure and “common” struggle.
By Brandon Kelley on Dec 14, 2017
A Pastor’s leadership must first and foremost be a response to Christ’s gospel.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 22, 2021
It never gets easier. No matter how many times you hear about it. And we're hearing about it a lot more lately. In epidemic numbers.
By Larry Osborne on May 23, 2020
Larry Osborne offers time-tested wisdom to help leaders avoid two dangerous mindsets that often destroy pastors.
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 Josh Reich on Apr 19, 2017
Now, we all know that God is the one who grows a church, but often that church is healthy and growing because of the character, quality and capacity of the lead pastor and leaders.
By Lance Witt on Dec 5, 2016
In a healthy church Jesus is the most famous person. He gets the most airtime, he is the most talked about, and he is clearly center stage.
By Brandon Cox on Jan 3, 2018
Your body’s physical maturity typically peaks in early adulthood, but your spiritual maturity will keep growing even into eternity.
By Michael Duduit on Sep 28, 2020
In a culture obsessed with activity and extremes, a little bit of boring can build character.
By Peter Mead on Sep 6, 2019
"There is something profoundly satisfying about seeing familiar characters, familiar scenery, familiar scenes, and familiar storylines. "
By Sermoncentral on Dec 30, 2019
The way we have traditionally approached character-based sermons has a tremendous flaw.
By Peter Mead on Mar 6, 2019
God's work is transformational. Is our preaching doing God's work?
By Mark Looyenga on Nov 22, 2016
Again and again in Scripture, biblical characters experience contentment amidst struggle or difficulty in ways that go beyond just circumstance.
By Peter Mead on Apr 26, 2019
Shortcuts in exegesis result in a passage idea that does not carry the true content--nor the character--of the passage on which we claim to be preaching.
By Steven Furtick on May 15, 2012
Steven Furtick: "If you’re never accused of being arrogant, you’re [probably] not being ambitious enough."