By Peter Mead on Aug 30, 2018
There are temptations to quit preaching, but temptations to "half-quit" are an even greater danger. Here are the warning signs and what to do about them.
By Wayne Cordeiro on May 9, 2018
Wayne Cordeiro offers tips for discerning when it's time to quit and when quitting is not God's best for you or your ministry.
By Leslie Holmes on Aug 27, 2018
Astounding: 50 percent of pastors serving American congregations are so discouraged in ministry that they would quit if they could afford to do so.
By Kathleen And Kevin-Neil Ward on Jun 13, 2013
This radical approach to a pastor's role may set some people's teeth on edge. What do you think?
By Sermoncentral on May 6, 2019
Someone asked me if I ever considered quitting when I was a pastor. My response was quick and truthful: “Yes. On the average about once a week.”
By Jon Acuff on Oct 28, 2020
Jon Acuff has heard quite a few sermons in his day. Here's a handy guide for discerning when the end is near.
By Joe Mckeever on Aug 17, 2019
Joe McKeever tells us about the day he sat in on a Sunday school class and made a startling discovery.
By Sermoncentral on Jan 23, 2019
If your church is healthy, quit stressing about getting bigger. God may not be calling you to bigness.
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 Sermoncentral on Mar 31, 2021
It may be harder to be happy in life and ministry than it’s ever been. From our earliest days, we have lived in an echo chamber, to varying degrees, of the voices of self-actualization. You can do whatever you set your mind to. Pursue your dreams. Find your passion — and make it profitable.
By Lance Witt on Apr 26, 2021
Over the last few years my single most consistent prayer has been for spiritual courage. Being a coward comes quite naturally to me. I don’t like to fight. I don’t like rejection. I am definitely not a fan of pain. All of these are essential qualities of a coward.
By Sermoncentral on Jun 8, 2022
Ephesians 4:15 tells us to speak the truth in love, not to withhold the truth in love. Real love doesn’t quit or give up; it will offer help and point to Jesus Christ as the only true source of healing and forgiveness.