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Silence and Solitude

Why Every Leader Needs Silence and Solitude

Here are some practical benefits of practicing silence and solitude and tips for building it into your life.
prayer

The Number One Issue Many Pastors Face and Must Fix

Nothing is more important to a pastor—personally and “professionally”—than their own communing with God. It is from their time and study in God’s Word, and their communing with God in prayer, that they serve from.
Paul Miller

Podcast Special: Paul Miller on Living in the Tension Between Pastors, Patriots, and Politics

Paul Miller joins Jason Daye on the FrontStage BackStage podcast to explore patriotism, Christian Nationalism, politics in general, and what it looks like to minister in the midst of all these tensions in which we find ourselves today. @pastorserve
11 Characteristics of Spiritually Weak Christian Leaders

11 Characteristics of Spiritually Weak Christian Leaders

They lead in their own power rather than God’s power. They may use the language of “God’s power,” but honesty would require them to say that they’re living in their own strength. They’re tackling very little that they could not do on their own.

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charlie dates

Charlie Dates: Why Your Church Needs To Identify and Raise Up Young Preachers

Charlie Dates joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss what makes preaching compelling and the role local churches play in cultivating preachers for the pulpit.
Max Lucado

Max Lucado: The Church Needs the Holy Spirit, Not Another Program or Trend

Max Lucado joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share the beautiful truths God has taught him about “our blessed, unfailing friend,” the Holy Spirit.
Wilfredo De Jesús

Wilfredo de Jesús: How (Not) To Turn Your Sermon Points Into Stop Signs

Wilfredo de Jesús, also known as Pastor Choco, joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast for our Great Communicator Series and shares what he has learned as a preacher about knowing his audience, incorporating motifs, and relying on the Holy Spirit.
Daniel Darling

Daniel Darling: How To Disciple Your People To Use Social Media

Daniel Darling joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss how church leaders should engage with social media and how they can help their congregations have discernment online.
rick warren

Rick Warren on the Kind of Preaching That Changes Lives

Rick Warren joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast for the first episode of our Great Communicator Series and shares his insights on what makes someone an effective preacher or teacher.
Dave Ferguson

Podcast Special: Dave Ferguson Gives 4 Habits for Healthy, Lasting Ministry

What are some of the practices that we can embrace as ministry leaders that will help sustain our joy through both the highs and lows of ministry? Join Dave Ferguson for a candid, backstage conversation.
doug sweeney

Doug Sweeney: Discipleship Isn’t Sexy, but We Need To Get Back to It

Dr. Doug Sweeney joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain why, even though he is hopeful for the future of the church, he believes American evangelicals need “some serious discipleship work.”

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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.