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How Preaching Solves the Real Problems We Face in the World Today
by Cory Mansfield, SermonSearch Brand Manager

What are the underlying problems we face in our world today? To be sure, we face egregious problems of human trafficking, slavery, genocide, starvation, disease, the list can go on. These, and a plethora of other issues need to be tackled head-on, with the love of Jesus Christ and in the power of the Holy Spirit. But ... Read More

Why Your Good Sermon Was So Boring
by Joe McKeever

Pastor, if you are like the rest of us, you've had this happen: You brought a sermon on an important scriptural passage which you knew beyond a doubt was from the Lord and inspired of God. You had a great time studying and praying for this sermon, and you knew this was cutting edge stuff. So, why was the sermon itself so poorly received? Halfway through, you could sense the congregation's collective minds wandering. How could this happen? Read More

Get Lent
by Stephen McGarvey

For quite a while now I've felt like the online magazine Slate has a finger on the pulse of American culture. They don't disappoint today with a fascinating look at the recent interest Protestants and Evangelicals have taken in the observance of Lent. Over the last few years, more Protestant churc... Read More

The Importance of Black History Month to Christians
by Crosswalk Staff

When I was in the fifth grade, I became one of several children assigned to the class of Mrs. Janet Williams. Mrs. Williams was a remarkable teacher with a passion for history. She taught us about the founding of the United States, recited speeches given by men such as Patrick Henry, and made sure we could name at least ten American presidents (For the record: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Quincy Adams , Jackson, and Van Buren *Whew*). Unlike many teachers though, Mr... Read More

Q&A with Nabeel Qureshi - Former Muslim Investigates the Evidence for Islam and Christianity - Part I
by Cory Mansfield, SermonSearch Brand Manager

QA with Nabeel Qureshi, Author of Read More

SermonSearch Has a New Contributor: Central Christian Church of Arizona
by Cory Mansfield, SermonSearch Brand Manager

SermonSearch is excited to announce that the teaching pastors of Read More

6 Steps on How to Write a Sermon
by Cory Mansfield, SermonSearch Brand Manager

There is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to how to write a sermon. Everyone has their own method, but there are definitely certain steps that a lot of pastors commonly use that may help as you develop a system that works best for you. Here are 6 tips to help you develop your own p... Read More

This Quarter’s Preaching Calendar - We’ve Got You Covered
by Cory Mansfield, SermonSearch Brand Manager

We have all been there in school before: a big exam tomorrow and you haven't studied a lick. You decide to pull an all night cram session with little to no sleep, exorbitant amounts of coffee or soda, and last minute cries to God bargaining with Him to help you do well. Then, you take the tes... Read More

Host a Live Online Marriage Conference with Matt & Lauren Chandler
by Cory Mansfield, SermonSearch Brand Manager

On February 10+11, you and your church have the opportunity to be a part of something special. Matt Chandler, Pastor of The Village Church, and his wife, Lauren, are hosting an online Marriage Conference called The Mingling of Souls Marriage Conference. This is a unique opportunity to join in with the Chandlers and churches all over the country from the comfort of your own home, small group, or church and be challenged in this crucial topic of marriage.If you know of Mat... Read More

20 Things You May Not Know about Martin Luther King, Jr.
by Debbie McDaniel

As a minister, leader, civil rights activist, and effective communicator, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. inspired many by his words of wisdom and life. He helped to change the mindset of generations with his challenge to live free. But his life was also characterized by hardship and struggle, obstacles and trials. Though his life was not perfect, it's said that he was most influenced by the words and teachings of Jesus. Through opposition and even through death, ... Read More

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