By Dr. Michael Horton on Jun 1, 2021
Who exactly is the mysterious third person of the Trinity? Why does he seem to possess less reality than the Father and the Son? Perhaps we think of the Holy Spirit as a divine force or energy that we can “plug into” for spiritual power. Or as the kinder and gentler—more intimate—side of God. But a person—in fact, a distinct person of the Godhead?
By Joe Mckeever on Dec 6, 2018
The carnal mind will never understand the things of God. But do we?
By R. C. Sproul on Aug 8, 2018
A great teacher can simplify without distortion. This is the supreme test of understanding.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 5, 2018
Hal Seed offers practical insights into preaching--and understanding--the prophetic books of the Bible.
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 Adam Walker Cleaveland on May 4, 2012
What happens when you discover that the best education in the country just isn't enough?
By Mark Driscoll on Sep 29, 2012
Pastor Mark Driscoll believes knowing the culture is an essential part of preaching.
By Kenton C. Anderson on Apr 26, 2018
For those of us who try to preach “good sermons” every week, it's useful to understand what it takes to connect with our listeners.
By James Scott on Jul 24, 2012
"One of the greatest weaknesses we see from leadership in the church is not understanding the audience the leader is speaking to," says James Scott.
By Danny Slavich on Jul 19, 2018
Discover the simple beauty of unfolding God’s Word to God’s people in an understandable and applicable way.
By Sermoncentral on Sep 24, 2013
How John Piper understands the intersection of New Testament proclamation and miracles.
By Rev. Lisa Morrison on Jul 5, 2012
Lisa Morrison reminds us that the Bible is a "collection of masterpieces" and our preaching should reflect the variety of the text.
By Dr. Larry Moyer on Jun 15, 2018
There is a place for a properly given altar call, but we must maintain a correct understanding of how, when, and where to use one.
By Tim Challies on Dec 15, 2016
Technologies are good in that they allow us to carry out our God-given mandate (Gen. 4). But every technology also brings risk; it brings change. Innovations subtly shift our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.
By Peter Mead on Jun 21, 2014
When I genuinely have had to prepare at the last minute, then I ask God for help and know that He understands.