As a pastor, you’re always busy. You take care of staff, programs, and events, deal with emergencies as they come up, and officiate at weddings or funerals. If you’re bivocational, it goes without saying that time is even tighter. So here are some tips you can start applying today to really see your productivity increase!
You have enough to worry about without feeling stressed about your sermon!
Since the time of Moses, God’s leaders have needed to create messages that spoke His truth and helped His people take action…
If you take time to build trust with your audience, they will connect and resonate with your message in a deeper way. But how can you do that? Read on to learn eight ways you can build trust with your audience while you’re preaching.
Storytelling was an important part of the way Jesus talked about the Kingdom of God. Pastors, preachers, teachers, and leaders today can follow that example and use the power of story in their sermons.
For this episode of the Sermonary podcast, Josh Taylor sat down with Jack Hestar, the Teaching Pastor at Mars Hill Church to cover six tips for improving your public speaking during your sermons!
The sermon outline is your secret weapon in sermon preparation. If you love to preach but struggle with creating solid outlines, this post will help you understand the importance of a sermon outline and give you more confidence in the outlining process.
Kyle Beshears is a teaching pastor in Mobile, Alabama, and the author of the recent book Apatheism: How We Share When They Don’t Care, which will help you understand how to approach your apathetic neighbors with the gospel. He’s also one of the best researchers we know, which is why Josh invited him to talk about today’s topic- best practices when preaching using commentaries!
As you make plans to make Father’s Day special, don’t forget about your sermon. If you’re not sure what topic to preach, here are some Father’s Day sermon ideas to help.
As a pastor, you want to consistently write sermons that have an impact, sermons that cause people to respond. So, in today’s episode of the Sermonary Podcast, we’re going to talk about the 3 targets that you need to hit in order to craft effective sermons.
We’re often tempted to skip over lists of names because we’re not sure how to pull an application from it. From a modern perspective, it can seem like lists of names in the Bible are insignificant- but we serve a God who is very intentional, and His every Word is flawless. So, how do we reconcile that?
John Stange is a writer and pastor (his book, Dwell On These Things, comes out in May), but he’s also a church planter who mentors other church planters. Josh Taylor from our team sat down with him to discuss 7 things you should know before planting your own church.
If your church is ready to reach more people this summer, consider a unique summer sermon series. Here are some ideas…