By Marshall Segal on Feb 13, 2022
God has given us all kinds of routes out of daily ruts in prayer. Take Psalm 86, for example. Here are seven simple daily prayers drawn from David’s prayer.
By Hal Seed on Nov 10, 2022
I believe every pastor ought to be a prayer warrior.
By SermonCentral on Mar 15, 2022
If you’re in the Kingdom, you’re in a battle.
By SermonCentral on Jun 27, 2023
I have been a pastor and spend a lot of time talking to pastors, and as I do I learn that one of the struggles many pastors have is prayer.
By Joe Hoagland on Aug 10, 2022
I am talking about purposely removing yourself from the busyness to focus on prayer for your congregation, reflection on your spiritual life and those around you, and meditation on the huge weight that is the pastoral ministry.
By J. John on Nov 11, 2020
"In giving thanks to God, there should be no motive other than pure gratitude."
By David J. Lose on Sep 15, 2022
David Lose reminds us we are not alone in our task; someone has been lifting us up for centuries.
By H.b. Charles, Jr. on Mar 24, 2022
When we work, we work. But when we pray, God works!
By Tony Reinke on Sep 17, 2023
Our Twitter and Facebook habits make praying harder than ever.
By SermonCentral on Aug 23, 2022
I suppose, in my little prayer nook in my study, where I have a little prayer bench that I built in 1975, as I’ve bent over that bench thousands of times, the most common prayer has been, “Lead me not into temptation. Deliver me from evil (see Matthew 6:13). Keep me. Keep me. I feel so utterly unable to do the next thing. My kids are at the breakfast table. I have nothing. I’m supposed to model joyful fatherhood, and I’m so depressed I can hardly remember their names. Help me.”
By Jeff K. Clarke on Nov 10, 2019
If we tell people that all they need to do to become a follower of Christ is to bow their heads, close their eyes and repeat a 30-second prayer, what are we saying about Jesus?
By John Piper on Dec 26, 2022
My aim here is to encourage you to make “Christ-exalting” the featured adjective in your prayers. Let me explain what I mean. Then I’ll give you three reasons why I think this would be a great New Year’s resolution.
By J.d. Greear on Mar 21, 2019
Surveys show more than 50% of people have prayed a sinner's prayer and think they're going to heaven even though there is no detectable difference in their lifestyles from those outside of the church.
By SermonCentral on Mar 11, 2021
Most pastors and church leaders have never received formal training in relational skills. Perhaps these seven observations of outstanding leaders will prove helpful to many of you.
By Todd Brown on Mar 10, 2022
Working with hundreds of churches over the last 35 years, I have observed three common elements of successful building programs and all three are characteristics displayed by quality leaders.