Easter Sermon and Service Planning Guide — The Easter Mega Sermon
Easter Sermon and Service Planning Guide — The Easter Mega Sermon

Another year has gone by and it’s time to plan your Easter sermon. You and your staff will be up to your ears in projects, timelines, and new guest tracking strategies—and if you’re feeling like it all just crept up, you’re not alone. Bottom line, Easter is here and you need to begin to brainstorm…

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30 Inspirational Easter Quotes
30 Inspirational Easter Quotes

Click here to go straight to the quote list Adding poignant quotes to your Easter Sermon provides a new pathway for your listeners to understand scripture and truth; the right quote in the right moment will help people connect to the message when other avenues have failed. While your mind may immediately go to book…

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Holy Week Sermons for Pastors
Holy Week Sermons for Pastors

Preparing sermons for Holy Week can be a tall task, depending on what unique moments your church chooses to remember and celebrate together. Holy Week starts on Palm Sunday and runs all the way through Easter Sunday. The five most recognized moments of Holy Week include: Palm SundayMaundy ThursdayGood FridayHoly SaturdayEaster Sunday The observance of…

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How to Create A Preaching Calendar
How to Create A Preaching Calendar

Your calling is to make disciples and one of the most influential tools you have is your weekly corporate teaching and preaching! Delivering a compelling message is one thing, but making disciples is another. The burden you feel for moving people from the non-believer to disciple is real and we believe that a preaching calendar…

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Advent Sermon Series for 2018
Advent Sermon Series for 2018

In an effort to help you prepare for this year’s Christmas message, the Ministry Pass team has searched the internet to find some of the best Advent sermons for 2018, including links back to the original sermon series, all to serve as inspiration for your Advent sermon or sermon series. Very soon you will be…

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Writing Your Best Advent Sermon for Christmas
Writing Your Best Advent Sermon for Christmas

The difference between Advent being just another Christmas ‘thing’ and it being a spiritually engaging Christmas tradition can be influenced greatly by pastors preaching sermons that capitalize on the momentum of a countdown. Not just approaching sermons as ‘Christmas’ sermons but truly being intentional with the sermon outlines and manuscripts to capture the heart of…

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How to Promote Your Church Advent Sermon Series
How to Promote Your Church Advent Sermon Series

Christmas is approaching and by the first week of Advent you will have spent precious hours preparing to make the most of each Christmas service. For the first time since Easter, your teaching calendar will be in sync with popular culture – you don’t want to let the moment pass you by. So, let’s talk…

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How to Preach the History of Advent this Christmas
How to Preach the History of Advent this Christmas

When you make the decision to preach an Advent sermon series for Christmas, it is important to communicate in your preaching the history of Advent, what actually is – and what it is not. If you’ve ever taken your church through Advent, familiarity with the tradition, lighting of candles, and scripture reading makes this season…

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8 Advent Hymns and Their Corresponding Biblical Passages
8 Advent Hymns and Their Corresponding Biblical Passages

You may not realize it, but as soon as mid-November, your congregation members will start wondering, “When will they start playing Christmas songs and Advent hymns?” So many in your church are ready to use the fireplace, decorate sugar cookies, and plan for annual family traditions. Your weekend services are often the soundtrack for their…

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Preaching An Advent Sermon Series – Everything You Need to Know
Preaching An Advent Sermon Series – Everything You Need to Know

Christmas always feels like it is right around the corner. Churches all over the country will soon be making plans to create one of their most meaningful times of the year. With the Christmas season will come the Christian celebration of Advent. Advent in One Sentence: Advent is a season celebrated by Christians as a…

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Most Frequently Asked Questions About Our Sermon Calendars
Most Frequently Asked Questions About Our Sermon Calendars

For the fifth year in a row, October is when we release our brand-new yearly sermon calendars. For the last ten months, our team has been thinking, dreaming, praying, writing, and designing. Now, after nearly a year, we’re ready to unveil our work to the world. Our calendars are the most requested item we have…

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How Preaching Calendars Can Help You Disciple Your People
How Preaching Calendars Can Help You Disciple Your People

Editors Note: This is the first blog in a series written by local church leaders for local church leaders. Today’s post comes from Chad Graham. Chad serves as Lead Pastor at University Assembly in Colorado Springs, CO. Chad is also Senior Fellow at The Gordon Lewis Center for Christian Thought and Culture. As American church attendance declines,…

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