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Andy Stanley: Some of Us Have Fallen for One of the...

Andy Stanley believes many American Christians have bought into one of the very temptations Satan presented to Jesus. Speaking at the Global Leadership Summit Friday, the pastor shared that he loves the U.S., but is troubled by behaviors he has seen from certain church leaders over the past few years. 

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5 Lessons on Heroic Leadership From Nick Bostic: The Man Who Saved Five People...

On July 11 in Lafayette, Indiana, Nick Bostic ran into a burning home to alert anyone inside who may have been in danger. Here are five lessons from his heroic leadership.
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4 Times When It’s Good to Leave a Church

The saddest stories I hear from parents raising a child with a disability don’t involve schools, insurance companies or hospitals. The saddest story is when such a family must leave a church.
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The Main Reason People Don’t Become Church Members

Membership in a local church may seem outdated or unnecessary, but if led well, it adds great strength to your church. But there are definite reasons that people don't become church members.
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The Value of Knowing Both Sides

In formal debate, participants prepare themselves to be able to articulate and defend a certain side of an argument. But they often are not told until right before the debate which side they will need to argue.

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Jonathan Dodson: How To Persevere Through the Heartache of Pastoring

Jonathan Dodson joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about challenges including pastoral burnout, the “COVID hangover,” ghosting, and criticism—and how Jesus is faithful through it all.
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Greg Stier: Why Your Whole Church Needs To Care About Student Ministry

Greg Stier joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about the impact youth ministry has had on his life and why student ministry matters to the whole church.
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Ray Ortlund: Why Pastors MUST Fight Pornography

Ray Ortlund joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about why he is calling his fellow pastors to join him in addressing the pervasive porn use in their midst.
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Mark Moore: Are These Obstacles Keeping You From Getting To Know Jesus?

Dr. Mark Moore joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how astonishing Jesus really is and how we can pursue getting to know him better.
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Laura Lewis: What Women Who Have Had Abortions Need From Your Church

Dr. Laura Lewis joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about the needs of women who have had abortions and how churches can help.
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Adam Wyatt: How To Be a Biblical Patriot, Not a Christian Nationalist

Dr. Adam Wyatt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the Bible supports the idea of loving one’s country–but not nationalism–and how pastors can navigate this volatile topic.
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Karen Swallow Prior: How the Church Should Move Forward Now Roe Has Been Overturned

Karen Swallow Prior joins us for a breaking episode of the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the American church can move forward well now that Roe has been overturned.

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12 Things A Church Pastor Cannot Do

There are 12 things a church pastor cannot do. Pastors are amazing people and, in faith, they can do a lot...just not these things.