NEW! The Ultimate Resource List for Intentional Pastors

The responsibilities of a pastor are wide-ranging. In this Ultimate Resource List for Intentional Pastors, you'll find tools to help you do ministry, lead the church intentionally, and be more productive.

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7 Preaching Walls You Might Crash Into preaching

It was a Monday. I was working from home. But instead of working, I was uncontrollably crying. I felt betrayed. I felt alone. I felt like a punching bag covered in patches of duct tape, struggling to take another hit.

In that season, it felt like the hits kept coming from people in the church....

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The Top 10 Problems Preachers Face (and how to overcome them) preaching

Over the years, I’ve received hundreds of emails from preachers from all over the world. In these emails, they’ve shared with me their struggles/challenges/problems when it comes to preaching.

And after reading these hundreds of emails, I’ve noticed some very common patterns (no...

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Preacher Lab: What Makes Jon Tyson's Preaching So Compelling? preaching

A lot of people listen to Jon Tyson's sermons.

I recently featured his preaching on the first installment of Preacher Lab – a breakdown of a preacher's sermon so that we can learn lessons for our own preaching.

Here are 4 things I noticed from his preaching

→ He displays a deep burden...

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How to Instantly Upgrade Your Sermon Application (Use this tool!) preaching

Whenever you preach a sermon, you want people to respond to what God is telling them. You want them to take a step in their walk with God.

When you labor in prayer over the week in preparation, you ask God to work in the hearts of those who will hear the message. You want them to:

  • Believe
  • Repent...
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3 Ways to Write Better Sermons preaching

Do you want to write better sermons week in and week out?

I know, that’s kind of a silly question. Of course you do. Who wouldn’t?

You and I both know how important preaching is to the mission of the church. After all, Jesus was a preacher—a masterful one.

But that doesn’t...

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How to Preach a Life-Changing Easter Sermon preaching

Despite the growing number of unchurched, dechurched, and kinda churched people today, Easter is still a fantastic opportunity to reach new people. In this video, I want to point you to the 10 vital keys to preaching a life-changing Easter sermon.

Get your free copy of my 10-Step Guide to...

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Preach Transformational Sermons With This Tool (The Engagement Cycle) preaching

If there's one thing that would improve many people's preaching, it's designing their sermons with a better cadence of engagement.

And that's why I created this brand new tool that you can begin using right away. It's called, The Engagement Cycle. You can learn all about it in this video.

Get...

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The Top 10 Reasons Your Church Struggles to Reach New People leadership preaching

What’s better than seeing people surrender to Jesus?! I can’t come up with much. Seeing new people engage in the church and begin following Jesus is one of the most exciting and encouraging things we get to witness.

But for many churches, the new people don’t seem to be coming...

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The Notion Ministry Dashboard: A Tool for Intentional Pastors leadership preaching

The work of a pastor is quite unique.

On any given day, you could be counseling a couple with a struggling marriage, planning a community outreach event, dealing with some HR concerns within your team, researching for a Bible Study, preparing for a sermon, reviewing building plans for an upcoming...

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The Perfect Worship Service? 10 Elements for an Amazing Sunday leadership preaching

The perfect worship service doesn’t exi…

or maybe it does?

Think about it… What would make for a perfect worship service? A perfect Sunday?

What would happen? What wouldn’t happen?

If there’s a conversation you and your leadership team should have within the next...

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Year in Review: 2023 Top Preach and Lead Articles and Videos preaching

As 2023 inches toward a close, it's a good time to take a step back and reflect on the year as a whole.

And as a part of that, I have compiled the most popular articles and videos of this year, according to you, the pastors who are a part of this community.

But before I get into all of the links,...

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5 Helpful Strategies For Preaching More Engaging Sermons preaching

There’s two types of sermons:

  1. Sermons that happen in the pulpit
  2. Sermons that invade the entire room

Which one do you want to preach?

It’s obvious, isn’t it? The sermon that invades the room.

But in order to preach that kind of sermon, you’ve got to engage your people in...

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