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

Christmas Sermon Strategies: An Interview With Pastor Jack Graham

Pastor Jack Graham recently sat down with us to discuss the importance of preaching during the Christmas season. Watch this informative and poignant interview to hear some of Pastor Graham’s favorite ways to preach one of the most familiar and

3 Ideas For A Christmas Series

As a pastor, preparation for a Christmas sermon or series can be a daunting task. It’s prime time to share the message of Good News. Every year the Christmas season provides the opportunity to reach more people with the life …

3 Sermons On The Sanctity Of Life

With the recent release of several videos showing the horrific truth about Planned Parenthood and its practice of harvesting and selling baby parts, it is fitting that we preach on the sanctity of life. As pastors, we must protect the