By Dave Browning on Jan 4, 2023
For some Christian leaders, an hour-long service can be viewed as too short, if not restrictive. For the people we are trying to reach, however, an hour may seem long, if not excessive.
By Peter Mead on Dec 25, 2020
In order to preach good news and not turn it into burdensome law, first we look up, then we look out.
By Dr. R. Kent Hughes on Jul 8, 2022
Our ultimate trust is always in God's persevering grace, nevertheless, we are called to cultivate godly action in our lives. Here are 10 disciplines shared by a pastor with over 40 years of experience in faithfully serving the Lord and shepherding God's people.
By Peter Mead on Mar 21, 2021
The crucifixion is bloody. Should we shock people out of a religious view of crucifixion, or is it better not to overwhelm people with the gore?
By Rich Nathan on Jun 3, 2021
The message may be timeless, but the way we communicate must be flexible while remaining true to the biblical view.
By Steven Lawson on Mar 2, 2022
No man’s preaching can rise any higher than his view of God.
By Thom Rainer on Mar 4, 2020
Why does spiritual growth sometimes stall out in believers? Thom Rainer offers his view and solutions from a study of the Corinthian church.
By Dr. Rowan Williams on May 12, 2023
Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams presents a surprising--and thoughtful--view of what it means to be the church. See if you agree.
By Michael Pasquarello on Jun 2, 2023
Wesley believed that every preacher should have three elements present in their view of preaching. Find out what they are in this better-preaching video.
By Clay Smith on Jul 16, 2021
Here's how one pastor answers a commonly-asked question. How would you answer?
By Ron Allen on Oct 3, 2021
It seems like a no-brainer, yet preachers rarely seek direct input from listeners about how we might improve our preaching.
By Ray Hollenbach on Mar 12, 2019
When we preach we plant seeds, but what will grow from the seeds we plant?
By Jeff K. Clarke on Dec 16, 2021
One of the primary reasons we struggle with differing views on any subject is that we believe acceptance equals agreement. That is, to accept a person or their argument is to agree with them.
By Karl Vaters on Jul 1, 2022
How might a newcomer view your church? What barriers may they face? What obstacles could be unintentionally in the way of them connecting and finding a place to belong?
By Joe Mckeever on Jan 17, 2021
You ask the question and–this is critical–you remain standing. You are not just expressing a point of view, you are asking for answers. And you are doing so in such a sweet manner, no one can accuse you of trying to stir up anything.