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Al Mohler's Antidote to Anemic Preaching

Expository preaching is central, irreducible and nonnegotiable to the Bible's mission of authentic worship that pleases God.

One Step Every Pastor Can Take to Move Closer to the People

Just one step can cross boundaries and move you into a zone of great importance—it's true in romance, in fighting and in preaching.

Preach Like It's Good News!

I encourage you today to be strategic when preaching the Good News.

What Is the Mysterious Power Behind Every Great Preacher?

Preacher, make it your pledge that you never again will enter your pulpit alone.

The Problem With John the Baptist

Do you even wonder if John the Baptist made the first Christians as uncomfortable as he does us?

Dig Deep: Discover the Mystery of the Ministry of the Word

I am always interested to read a different definition of preaching.  It is helpful to ponder what it is we do and definitions can...

Dig Deep: Discover the Mystery of the Ministry of the Word

When a pastor stands up to preach, the Spirit works in mysterious ways.

Three Ways to Overcome the "Stale" Christmas Story

Solid advice PLUS worship planning tips early in the season.

One-Sided Preaching Misrepresents God: How Many Sides Does Your Preaching Have?

Great preaching recognizes that God has called the preacher to be both a prophet and a priest.

Should Your Preaching Swing for the Fences Every Sunday?

As preachers, we want to see phenomenal results every week when people encounter God through our worship gatherings.

Discipleship at the Movies: Five Lessons

In "Gravity," we find a poignant portrayal of what Christian discipleship might look like.

Becoming a Better Preacher Is About More Than Experience. Here's Why:

When people tell me how much better I am than I used to be, I ask, “Why? What makes you say that?”

Do We Owe Every Wedding a Fresh Sermon?

Weddings are about the only time we experience the pleasantly disorienting sight of church pews filled with more young people than old.

Exhortation Just Isn't Enough, Your Preaching Needs More

Exhortation without identification, inspiration and application is unlikely to produce life-change in the listener.

You CAN Find the Perfect Sermon Illustration—Every Time

It just requires a little thought and some creativity, but your people will be grateful that you took the time to create the perfect scenario for them.

10 Must-Have Tips for Giving a Public Invitation

In the wing of the Christian faith where I dwell and minister, when a pastor preaches, he expects people to respond, either publically at that moment or later in private. Or both.

If You Have More Degrees Than a Thermostat You Might be Overcooking Your Preaching

If you have more degrees than a thermostat, you might be overcooking your preaching.

One Part of Our Preaching is Overworked and Overlooked—You'll Be Surprised

Every side of Christian ministry has a physical aspect. Preaching is no exception.

Creflo Dollar: Some of My Teachings About Tithing ‘Were Not Correct’

Creflo Dollar, senior pastor of World Changers Church International, recently told his congregation that some of his teachings about tithing have been wrong. Dollar is known for promoting a prosperity gospel and made this confession in a sermon posted to YouTube Sunday, June 26.

Adam Wyatt: How To Be a Biblical Patriot, Not a Christian...

Dr. Adam Wyatt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the Bible supports the idea of loving one’s country–but not nationalism–and how pastors can navigate this volatile topic.

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