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God's Checklist for Preaching Filled With Wisdom

Godly wisdom doesn't happen by accident, and there's a way to measure your progress.

Why Structure is Essential for Creativity

You have creatives in your church right now. It's not enough to make room for them, you should build a safe place for them as well.

10 Lessons on Investing in the Next Generation of Christian Leaders

The next generation of leadership is right inside your church. Are you investing in them right now?

The Hardest Part of a Sermon

Anyone can “get up a sermon.”

Preaching That Keeps Bibles Open

When you preach, how long do Bibles stay open?

What if Preaching Included Discussion?

Excellent facilitators do less than 30 percent of the talking, and get others to do the 70 percent.

The Preacher's First Mistake

So how do you go about creating a great hook?

Don't Let Pious Notions Stagnate Your Preaching

Sermons are not something that any of us could have delivered.

Does Your Building Speak Louder Than Your Preaching?

In newer churches, the nature and location of pulpit and aisles reflect our ideas about speaking and listening.

Preaching: Harvest the Imperatives!

In our natural desire to make our preaching applicable and relevant, we may be tempted to simply harvest imperatives.

Preaching the Truth at Weddings

Any truth can be a marriage sermon.

Why the Church? Six Preaching Points

We need to remind our own congregations that the church is vitally important.

Niceness is Not the Gospel

If we seek our culture’s approval, we’ll either never get it or get it only at the expense of failing to represent Christ.

How to Preach Without Notes

Every preacher needs to be able to preach without notes on some occasions.

Three Possibilities Preaching the Psalms

The Psalm writers didn’t treat God as delicate or fragile, they blasted their prayers at Him.

Are You Telling Lies When You Preach?

I love that story; however, it has one problem. Apparently, none of it happened.

Derwin Gray: I Prepare My Sermons by Dancing

Before I prepare a sermon, Jesus must prepare me.

Lauren Boebert Under Fire for Saying ‘I’m Tired of This Separation...

U.S. Congresswoman Lauren Boebert has come under fire for saying she is “tired of all this separation of church and state junk that’s not in the Constitution.” Boebert made her comments, which have gone viral, at Cornerstone Christian Center in Basalt, Colorado, on Sunday, June 26.

Karen Swallow Prior: How the Church Should Move Forward Now Roe...

Karen Swallow Prior joins us for a breaking episode of the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the American church can move forward well now that Roe has been overturned.

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