Three Father’s Day Sermons

Father’s day is around the corner and this gives us an opportunity to speak specifically to the men and to the dads about what it means to live a legacy. So many people talk about leaving a legacy, but I

A Call to Moral Purity

As men of God, we are called to a high standard of conduct that demands far more of us, and is so much more rewarding and fulfilling, than just avoiding the so-called big sins. One concern I have for us …

Importance of Community Outreach

By Jason Snyder

What is your church’s growth strategy? Do you have one? Unfortunately, for some church leaders, by default the strategy becomes “We hope we get some visitors this week.” As church leaders, in many ways, the growth of …

The Why of Camp

By Zac Hufty, Minister of Student Discipleship

It was June 14, 1990, in the middle of the Ozarks in central Missouri. I was 7 years old, attending a youth camp where my dad was leading worship. Sitting in the back …

Preaching Sources

As a preacher, you are constantly trying to improve your craft. Your goal is to be an effective preacher and communicator in order to reach as many people as possible with the Gospel. You spend countless hours studying Scripture, developing

The Old Testament’s Perspective on Easter

All throughout Scripture you see a template of God saving, but saving out of judgment. Adam and Eve sin in the garden, and God saves them. He is actually saving them from His own judgment. You see them leaving the

Resurrection, Promise, and Power

The Great spiritual song Were you There? Asks this question: Were you there when He rose up from the dead? That is a thought provoking question. Of course, it seems impossible. We, living 2000 years later, wish we had been …

Three Easter Sermons

As a pastor, preparation for an Easter sermon can be a daunting task. It’s an epic Sunday and every year provides the opportunity to reach more people with the life changing message of the Gospel, than any other Sunday. Pastors …

And the Lord’s Servant Must Not Be Quarrelsome

And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone,
able to teach, patiently enduring evil, correcting his opponents with
gentleness. —2 Timothy 2:24–25

We know conflict is inevitable in ministry. However, we “must not be quarrelsome.” I

Influencers Who Refuse To Be Influenced

History bears testimony to an ebb-and-flow relationship between man and God, which impacts not just the human heart, but also entire communities, churches, cities, countries, and even continents. For instance, there was a time when Europe was an utterly pagan …