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 …

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,

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 …

What I Believe About Preaching

Many things have changed since I became a preacher. The one thing that hasn’t changed is my commitment to boldly proclaim the powerful, life-changing news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. I am convinced that there is no greater time …

Why Give A Public Invitation?

Christians of all generations have done it differently. But the invitation needs, in some way, to compel and invite people to take a public stance for Christ. We sat down recently with Pastor Jack Graham to ask him why public …

Sermon Preparation

THREE QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN PREPARING TO PREACH

As a preacher you are given the opportunity to preach the Gospel every week. Therefore, you should always be preparing for your next sermon and thinking about it. Sermon preparation is not …

The Pastor and Preaching

AN INTERVIEW WITH PASTOR JACK GRAHAM

Pastor Jack Graham sat down with us recently to address the importance of preaching in life of a pastor. Watch this informative and poignant interview.