By Keith Williams on Mar 18, 2021
New tech helps pastors and church leaders promote biblical literacy and reading the Bible regularly.
By Sermoncentral on Aug 25, 2017
“Think over what I say,” commands the Lord. How can a faithful student of the Bible do this without leaning on commentaries and scholars?
By Sermoncentral on Sep 14, 2017
Studying the Bible does not need to be complex. Simple tools can help us glean amazing insights from the word.
By Bruce Frank on Aug 17, 2020
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 Peter Mead on Aug 22, 2011
We preach hoping and praying for the message to mark and transform lives as it is preached. But what about after the sermon is over?
By David Vroege on Jul 18, 2018
When we hide his word in our hearts, it makes a powerful difference personally and professionally.
By Nicholas Mcdonald on May 20, 2021
Sometimes it's hard to wade through the muck and know when you're being short-changed.
By Joe Mckeever on Jul 31, 2020
Proper preparation is not for the faint of heart. It takes prayer, study, and practice.
By Brandon Smith on Jan 18, 2018
Whatever you do, just read the Bible.
By Jared Wilson on Jan 16, 2021
Every Christian must be a theologian. This is something I tell my church often. The looks I get from some surprised souls are the evidence that I have not yet adequately communicated that the purposeful theological study of God by lay people is important.
By Sean Hamon on Sep 15, 2014
When we study and prepare in isolation, we limit what we can learn.
By Joe Mckeever on Sep 12, 2014
The problem, of course, is not with Scripture. The problem is with us.
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 Charles Stone on Nov 22, 2019
Three factors have made the biggest positive difference for me: preparing my heart before the Lord, scheduling adequate study time to avoid feeling rushed and practicing preaching my sermon.
By Peter Mead on Dec 5, 2018
The most recent research presents troubling results. How does your church measure up?