By Joe Mckeever on May 24, 2012
Proper preparation is not for the faint of heart. It takes prayer, study, and practice.
By Perry Noble on Feb 10, 2018
Perry Noble shares his seven-step philosophy on message preparation that has served his church and staff well.
By Larry Moyer on Mar 31, 2018
Good preparation that leads to effective preaching begins with letting Scripture examine, speak, and preach to us.
By Colin Adams on Mar 29, 2018
Megachurch pastor Matt Chandler answers queries from Colin Adams about the importance of preaching, his preparation, and the responsibilities of a teaching pastor.
By Rick Ezell on Apr 9, 2018
Can your preaching hit a home run week in and week out? Sunday comes every seven days whether your sermon is prepared or not.
By Perry Noble on Apr 2, 2018
Ask these four questions before your preach to help evaluate your heart and prepare your mind.
By Craig Groeschel on Apr 20, 2018
Craig Groeschel encourages pastors to make sure they don't miss the key ingredient for authenticity in preaching.
By Bruce Frank on Jul 13, 2012
Bruce Frank, lead pastor of of Biltmore Baptist Church, one of the top 50 fastest-growing churches in America, shares his sermon prep process.
By Mark Mohler on Sep 26, 2011
Sermons are not made for paper; they are made for people. We should listen before we preach.
By Walter Wangerin Jr. on Oct 18, 2011
On the night before I preach, I pace—back and forth in my room, mumbling sermonic thoughts, testing them, scorning a hundred thoughts, exulting in one or two that shine like coin, investing those.
By John Beukema on Nov 11, 2011
John Beukema discusses the challenges and opportunities of providing your listeners with fresh content for holiday sermons.
By John Ortberg on Oct 26, 2011
Your goal is to wash the minds of your people in the Word so that Christ is formed in them. That’s biblical preaching.
By John Mcclure on Nov 10, 2011
What will I preach on? Whether you're asking this question a week, a month, or a year in advance of the Sunday in question, you're looking for inspiration.
By Brian Orme on Nov 30, 2011
What you think about your preaching while preparing your message might be just as important as the words you say when you deliver it.
By Tullian Tchividjian on Dec 5, 2011
Tullian Tchividjian: "If people walk away from my sermons thinking more about what they need to do than what Jesus has already done, I’ve failed to preach the Gospel."