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5 Ways to Shorten Your Sermon

Sometimes, the toughest decision is not what to include, but what to cut.

10 Reasons Why Desperation Can Be Your Best Friend

Why do we think we have to have everything under control all the time? What if "out of control" is good?

7 Reasons There Are No Women Speaking at Your Conference

Author Rachel Held Evans explains why speaker lineups at Christian conferences often lack diversity.

John Piper: (in)Correct About Women?

"If we follow a Messiah who broke taboos and counter-culturally brought in all the wrong people, maybe we should, too?"

Preaching the Only Thing that Matters

Is it so obvious we miss the core issue? Christianity is about being in relationship with Christ.

Preaching on Money? Choose the Right Theme

Discover fresh approaches to generosity and giving with these three practical suggestions.

The Power of "Ugly" Preaching

Ugly Preaching is a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, not a display of our wisdom.

Imagination and Biblical Narrative Preaching

"Any person from any culture, whether young or old...can easily relate to this approach to biblical narrative."

How to Preach Jesus Using the Psalms

Learn how you can preach the Psalms and reveal the Son of God.

4 Essentials to a Great Sermon

Four practical suggestions to revitalize your preaching.

Is There Good News in Your Sermon?

Pastors look long and hard for something to celebrate. Try this approach.

Abortion: A Biblical View

Dr. Peter Barnes, president of Evangelicals for Life, presents a review of the Bible's view of abortion.

Biblical Perspectives on Unborn Children

Randy Alcorn suggests a Scriptural perspective on life in the womb.

6 Tips for Preaching to a Hard Audience

"Hardened hearts need to hear from a communicator, not a speaker," says Larry Moyer.

5 Purposes of Preaching

Evaluate the purpose of your preaching with this helpful checklist.

How to Preach Justice Without Picking a Fight

Can you hold strong convictions on hard issues without labeling others "unjust?"

So It Was Thought

Steven Furtick reveals how four simple words from a genealogy can provide a powerful preaching point.

Sermon Preparation – How Long?

Sermon preparation time is a blend of two very stark realities.

A Christmas Sermon

By St. Gregory of Nazianzus (AD 380)

Preaching God's Dangerous Truth

The good news doesn't reach it's full potential until it challenges us to dream big.

Beth Moore’s Tweet About Having ‘A Crush’ on Jesus Causes Another...

A July 29 tweet from author and Bible teacher Beth Moore has caused a belated kerfuffle on Twitter. Some are calling Moore blasphemous and irreverent, while others are defending her and are perplexed that her tweet was even controversial. 

Alan Hirsch: The Church Needs To Stop Making Jesus in Its...

Alan Hirsch joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about why he believes the American church is out of alignment with Jesus and what we need to do to put our focus back on him.

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