People in Flux

Trends in Culture that Affect Preaching | Ed Stetzer

“If information was the answer,” entrepreneur Derek Sivers observes, “We’d all be billionaires with perfect abs.”(1) Information alone won’t bring transformation, and standing to preach doesn’t guarantee disciples are being made. How do we effectively preach God’s Word in the culture of now? How do we move from presenting biblical information to forcefully shaping both the cultural landscape and sea …

Preaching in an Urban Setting | An Interview with Romell Williams

Preaching in the Urban Setting An Interview with Romell Williams Romell Williams is pastor at Lilydale Progressive Missionary Baptist Church in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. A third-generation pastor, Williams is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Trinity International University, and is associate director for preaching workshops with the Simeon Trust. He was interviewed by Preaching executive editor Michael …

Preaching Happy | An Interview with Max Lucado

Preaching Happy An Interview with Max Lucado Max Lucado is one of America’s best known Christian pastors and authors, with more than a hundred million copies of his books in print. He continues to serve in ministry at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas. Max’s latest book is called How Happiness Happens, published by Thomas Nelson. He was recently …

5 Ways to Engage Your Students’ Minds

It’s common knowledge that students’ use of online access has had a profound impact upon how they think and process information.  Students have more information at their fingertips than any other generation in our nation’s history; however, they need help filtering the information and thinking deeply about it.