By Ray Ortlund on Jun 15, 2017
Hard words are not harmful words—when they come from Jesus. The real Jesus loves us enough to accept us freely and confront us honestly.
By Taelor Gray on Jul 22, 2016
Growing up in church, I used to think of pastors as heroic, super-powered leaders who were almost like enhanced human beings. For me, they were moral superiors operating beyond the scope of failure and “common” struggle.
By Lance Witt on Jan 15, 2016
Like most pastors, I will never forget the first sermon I preached. Basically, we had to hold people at gun point to get them to listen . . .
By Ken Collins on Jan 31, 2015
You can learn how to preach a well-organized sermon off the cuff.
By Todd Wagner on Mar 5, 2014
God's "piano" has 66 keys, but it can be used to play all types of music.
By Larry Moyer on Jul 11, 2013
Not everyone will tell you how they feel about your preaching. Larry Moyer offers three popular frustrations about preaching that people often keep to themselves.
By Jared Moore on Jun 27, 2012
Your hearers often hear you before they hear the Scriptures. If your people know you, they’ll have a better basis for understanding your sermons.
By James Macdonald on Feb 10, 2012
Preach! Because nothing else can satisfy the urgency that God has ignited in your heart for His people.
By Leslie Holmes on Oct 20, 2011
Whether we preach from a manuscript, a 3x5 card, an iPad, or without notes, preaching is still the primary means through which God hooks a human soul for salvation.
By Tim Keller on Sep 2, 2011
Tim Keller, D. A. Carson, and John Piper discuss the importance of digging into the biblical text before application.
By Dave Browning on May 23, 2011
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.