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Today’s church pastors face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, church leaders need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times. churchleaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every church pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a senior pastor, executive pastor, teaching pastor, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Church leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at churchleaders.com. Join millions of pastors who look to us for resources and encouragement for church leadership.

Leading your church is not only about preaching and teaching, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

echo chambers

Opening the Windows of the Echo Chamber

But the further I go into the echo chambers of my own belief systems, the less I like what I find. Even when I agree with the content, the attitudes feel dangerous – and not in a good way.
christmas songs 2020

The Best New Christmas Music to Help Get You Through the Rest of 2020

Several Christian artists have decided that the challenges of 2020 make it the ideal year for releasing new Christmas songs that remind us we have a hope that is everlasting.

6 Signs Your Church Is Dysfunctional

In recent months, I have run across several people in dysfunctional churches and unhealthy organizations. The issue continues to grow and, although such organizations can actually do good, the harm they cause to many others is immeasurable.

3 Powerful Keys to Grow in Personal Worship

We flourish when we worship God.
apology

What I’ve Observed When Institutions Try to Apologize and How They Can Do Better

If the institution has the moral courage to give an authentic apology, then this S.C.O.R.E. card might provide a helpful test. It is in no way comprehensive.
hot pastor

Carl Lentz and the ‘Hot Pastor’ Problem

"After all, the gospel is for hot people, too. If a hot pastor is what God uses to take the Good News to hot people, well, God works in mysterious ways, some requiring very toned biceps."
funerals

7 Things They Didn’t Teach You in Seminary About Funerals

Even if your church is primarily filled with young people, from time to time you will be called upon by families to perform funerals.
church srises

Thoughts on Preventing Church Crises

Church crises are happening so often they have become customary, and that reflects the state of church in the mode of leadership.
sin

When We Give Too Much Attention to Satan and Not Enough to Personal Sin

If we are going to grow in holiness, we need to be clear about the relationship between Satan and sin. We err if we shift our focus on Satan to such a degree that we downplay sin in our own hearts and lives.
overlooked

If You’re Feeling Overlooked and Unappreciated…

Do you ever feel overlooked by the world? Take heart—we are handpicked by God.
video marketing

The Secret Pastors Can Learn From Video Marketing

The team from Renderforest recently put together this infographic of video marketing stats, which examines usage trends and data, and will help you understand why video marketing has taken the world by storm.
different people

3 Reasons You Should Learn From Different People

Here's a question I’m working through about learning from different people: Does the breadth of your learning impact the depth of your learning?
prayer

5 Powerful Prayers That Will Super-Charge Your Prayer Life

Prayer enables us to not simply be victims of this world, but to instead be victors. We can move heaven and earth with our prayers, because prayer moves the hand of God on our behalf.
American pastors

17 Reasons American Pastors and Church Leaders Are Asking and Answering All the Wrong...

The Greatest Crisis Facing American Pastors And Church Leaders Is Biblical Illiteracy - How many American pastors and church leaders are willing to go through persecution?  We will soon find out.
deep bible study

What Do People Mean When They Say “We Want Deep Bible Study?”

I’m convinced that sometimes our “deep Bible study” is actually a smoke screen to avoid the real deep work of the Spirit.
concerned about pastors

10 Pastors You Should Have MAJOR Concerns About

I'm concerned about pastors who exhibit particular behaviors. I have been in some form of pastoral ministry for the last 19 years and feel I have some measure of insight into 10 types of pastors you should be concerned about.
2021

What Does Your Church Need From You in 2021?

2020 has been a challenging year, but God is definitely still with us, and it’s our job to lead the way into 2021 with hope and faith.
confessions of a pastor

11 Confessions of a Pastor in 2020

11 Confessions of a Pastor in 2020 - As a pastor writing to pastors, I wanted to take a moment and put words to what I’ve been feeling and, in the process, maybe put words to what you’re feeling. And at the very least, maybe our misery will have some company for a brief time.
Gospel preaching

When Simple Gospel Preaching Doesn’t Seem to Cut It

An encouraging story for pastors to remain faithful in their gospel preaching
plans get Interrupted

When Plans Get Interrupted, What Should You Do?

What do you do when your plans get interrupted? Fume…fuss…cuss? I tend to fume. I recall two experiences that interrupted my well laid-out plans. In the process, I also learned a few important life lessons.
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Senior Pastors

Today’s church pastors face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, church leaders need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every church pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a senior pastor, executive pastor, teaching pastor, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Church leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of pastors who look to us for resources and encouragement for church leadership.

Leading your church is not only about preaching and teaching, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.