Proclaiming the Word
Proclaiming the Word
As pastors and preachers, we often fall prey to the need for the approval of others, particularly of God. Are we doing enough? Are we doing it well? Will we ever be good enough? In this insightful article, Erik Gernand, pastor of Real Life Community Church tackles the issue of what it means to be loved by God.
Though it is often overlooked, preaching is truly an art form. In this article from Dwayne Adams, Lead Pastor at Orlando Center Pointe, encourages preachers to think about their role as artists.
In this final installment of The Attentive Preacher, Dr. Mike Jackson asks us to take a look at the details of our preaching text, where we will find insight that will bring our passages to life in a new way that will engage your congregation in the treasures of scripture.
Easter - the "Biggest Sunday of the Year." But what does it really mean to preach the resurrection as good news? In this article, Jeff Stark, pastor of Erin Church of the Nazarene, explores what it means to preach Easter with passion and power.
In this 3rd installment of The Attentive Preacher, Dr. Mike Jackson invites the preacher to place close attention to the character and character development within narrative scripture passages and explores some practices that can help the preacher bring new life to familiar scripture passages.
What do people really want from our preaching? In this insightful article, Dr. Steve Estep shares the conviction that want people want most is preaching that will satisfy their hunger.
Professor Mike Jackson is back again with his second installment of The Attentive Preacher. This installment looks particularly at being attentive to the narrative portions of scripture.
What thought do you give as a preacher to the placement of your sermon text in the sermon? Is it always in the same place each week? In this article, Christa Klosterman explores how changing the placement of the sermon might change the way our people hear the word.
Professor of Preaching, Mike Jackson writes the first in a series about attending to scripture in narrative preaching.
What happens when you became a pastor and all the measurable categories where you used to find that sense of accomplishment just didn’t work in the same way anymore? In this article, Pastor Erik Gernand explores the answer.