God Never Changes: How God’s Unchangeableness Changes Us

By | February 22nd, 2017|

We live in a world of constant change. Technology is advancing at a more rapid pace than ever before. Things once considered immoral in our society are now not only legal but celebrated. All around us, people make thousands of choices every day that either directly or indirectly affect us. It can all be overwhelming. [...]

7 Reasons Jesus Might Be Fired From Your Church

By | February 15th, 2017|

Some pastors get fired for a good reason. They had a moral failing and no longer lived up to the requirements of 1 Tim 3:1-7. But I've known a lot of faithful men and women working in churches who were let go for lesser reasons. They... Didn't grow the ministry fast enough. Didn't fit a specific [...]

The 5 Styles of Preachers—Which Are You?

By | February 7th, 2017|

If you wanted to write the great American novel, you’d probably read a lot of Hemmingway or Twain. If you wanted to be a great painter, you’d study the masterpieces of Rembrandt or Picasso. And if you want to be a great preacher, it’s no different: you’ll study the masters. As I continue to grow [...]

Help Me Decide My New Preaching Book’s Cover

By | February 6th, 2017|

I need your help. I've been working hard for the last four months, and I'm in the final stages of editing my new book called, Preach and Deliver: Captivate Your Audience, Kill Bad Habits, and Master the Art of Sermon Delivery. It's a natural follow-up to my book, Preaching Nuts & Bolts: Conquer Sermon Prep, [...]

4 Strong Reasons to Preach to Skeptics in Every Sermon

By | January 31st, 2017|

Do you remember what it was like to go to church for the first time? A lot of pastors have been in church for so long that we can’t remember. Maybe you grew up going to church with your family like I did. If so, you can’t remember because you were too young. If you [...]

4 Steps For Sermons That Stick Past Sunday

By | January 24th, 2017|

The following is a guest post by Brandon Kelley. Brandon Kelley is the co-founder of RookiePreacher.com, co-author of Preaching Sticky Sermons, and one of the pastors at The Crossing. Connect with him on Twitter @BrandonKelley_. You knocked it out of the park, pastor! You’ve heard it. I’ve heard it. But I wonder how many of our sermons have stuck [...]