By Sermoncentral on Nov 11, 2013
One pastor's mentor never asked about his church—only the preacher's soul. Here's why.
By Lance Witt on Jan 29, 2018
Some of the qualities that people will applaud in your life are the very things that will wreck your soul.
By Lance Witt on Feb 27, 2020
Preaching is not only about only about communication technique and accurately “dividing the Word”. The best preaching flows from a healthy soul.
By Thomas C. Brown on Jul 10, 2017
Greater is the value of personal intimacy with God than busyness for him. Service must follow surrender and solitude.
By Sermoncentral on Jul 22, 2013
"The Lord's given you a horse, and he's given you a message. If you kill the horse, the message can't go very far."
By Lance Witt on Oct 23, 2017
When pastoring is your job, it adds complexity to simply loving Jesus. To live and lead from a healthy soul, we must learn the art of separating our own personal pursuit of loving Jesus from our “ministry” of leading in the church.
By Lance Witt on Apr 10, 2017
Some of the hard work of our sanctification is dealing with some of the broken places in our lives beneath the surface…beneath the waterline.
By Lance Witt on Oct 9, 2017
"There is nothing worse than trying to inspire people to be passionate about God when you have little or no passion yourself. There is nothing more empty feeling than trying to connect people to God when you feel disconnected from God."
By Lance Witt on Jan 22, 2018
This week work at paying attention to your soul. Listen to your emotions. Ask the Holy Spirit to help you understand what is going on beneath the surface of all your “doing”.
By Josh Reich on Sep 21, 2017
"When we read the Bible, we want to understand it and apply it. We want to know what the Bible says and how it affects our lives. We want something to happen, we want to get something out of it. But we’re often left frustrated and wondering what we missed."
By Peter Mead on Nov 2, 2016
Be careful that you don’t get stuck in a rut with your illustration material.
By Lane Sebring on Aug 24, 2019
A good illustration will reach out and grab your listeners and pull them into your content. It will make them care. But How?
By Josh Reich on Jul 3, 2019
If a pastor isn’t careful, he will only preach on the things he finds important.
By Lane Sebring on Dec 16, 2019
Even great content needs careful structure and presentation. Here's a three-point checklist that will improve any message.
By Peter Mead on Dec 26, 2018
Where are people looking as they leave? If we're not careful, they will walk out with gaze firmly fixed on self.