5 Easter Preaching Tips to Bring Guests Back for More

By | March 28th, 2017|

Easter services are one of the highest attendance days of the year for most churches. It’s the big event—the church’s equivalent to the NCAA Basketball National Championship Game. Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people will trust their time to your church. We often celebrate the number of people who come, but that’s not the real indicator [...]

30 Easter Sermon Ideas

By | March 23rd, 2017|

Easter is coming again soon. Are you ready? Every year pastors have the duty to come up with yet another great Easter sermon. But after years of preaching the same message, you can start to feel like a broken record. The Easter message should be the same every year. You should preach the good news [...]

Monkeys and a Pole

By | March 17th, 2017|

Our culture and the people we surround ourselves have a huge impact on our behavior. Whenever we stand out from what others think is “normal,” people will try to pull us back down to be more like them. There is always pressure to conform. Dave Ramsey uses the following example from a study conducted: A [...]

9 Things Pastors Need to Know About Sermon Delivery

By | March 13th, 2017|

Effective preaching is more than just about what you say. It’s also about how you say it. Too many sermons fail not because of bad content, but because of bad delivery. Nobody how experienced you are, you should never stop learning. You should always be a student of sermon delivery because there is always room [...]

The True Riches of the Church

By | March 9th, 2017|

In our desire for more money, we often forget that some things are worth more than gold. The story of Saint Lawrence of Rome reminds us that people are worth more than money. Robert Louis Wilken tells Lawrence's story this way: Lawrence, a deacon in the Church of Rome in the middle of the third century, [...]