Christmas Songs are Freedom Songs

By Stephen Miller

It seems every department store starts pushing Christmas earlier every year. Radio stations start spinning their favorite holiday songs the moment Starbucks hangs its first holiday drink ad. It doesn’t matter that everyone south of the Mason-Dixon

Horizon Choir Project

By Michael Neale

Horizon. To me, just the word invokes promise, hope and new beginnings. It rings of vast and epic exploration. It awakens the adventurer inside us. It beckons us to new frontiers.

It’s where heaven meets the earth.

Money, Money, Money

By Dr. Jack Graham 

“I’m working as hard as I can to get my life and my cash to run out at the same time. And if I die right after lunch on Tuesday, everything will be fine.” —Former Pro

A View on Choirs in Worship

It was a warm, summer Sunday evening and I, a curious seventeen year-old, snuck into the back of the house of worship as the music began.  A friend had invited me and I had no idea what I was in …

Preaching Source

Have you ever felt that your sermon could use some assistance?  This is a tough feeling.  After all the people closest to us, family and church members, are often not in the best position to offer substantial help.  You may …

Mother’s Day Sermons

Mother’s Day is here and Mother’s deserve to be honored. Mothers have been called from time to time the heart of the home. If the husband as the Scripture tells us is the head of the home, certainly the wife, …

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 …

Why Genre Matters in Preaching

Riding on the City of New Orleans, 
Illinois Central Monday morning rail 
Fifteen cars and fifteen restless riders, 
Three conductors and twenty-five sacks of mail. 
All along the southbound odyssey 
The train pulls out at Kankakee 
Rolls along past houses,

Preaching the Christ at Christmas

The irony of the Christmas season is that Christ gets pushed out. That’s clear enough. It’s an observation that’s good to make to our people when we preach as we refocus their attention on the manger not the mall. But