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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.

10 Concerns I Have About Christian Young Men

10 Concerns I Have About Christian Young Men

A handful of issues I see in young Christian men that concern me—and should concern the church.
Preaching Talent is Overrated? (The Surprising Truth)

Preaching Talent Is Overrated? (The Surprising Truth)

Is one person born with more preaching talent than another? The truth may surprise you.
5 Tips to Make Series Titles at Your Church More Sticky

5 Tips to Make Series Titles at Your Church More Sticky

Churches will often organize their Sunday morning content into series. Great sermon series titles are the key to making your series stickier.
How To Avoid Being Disqualified From Ministry

How to Avoid Being Disqualified From Ministry

Every pastor needs someone to hold him accountable in his spiritual life, his personal life and his work life.
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Matt Chandler: Your Kid Doesn’t Need to Be a D1 Athlete

How a family shapes their convictions regarding kids and sports can tell a lot about where their priorities lie. Is sports a tool you use for health and growth or is it an end in itself?
8 Ways To Finish A Ministry Job Well

8 Ways to Finish a Ministry Job Well

If you follow this blog, you know I’m in a season of transition again. When I got to my previous church someone on the search team asked me to reflect on how best to finish well. I didn’t know if I was the right one to do it, but I have had some experience ending.
Let's be honest about what we think about how prayer works: Sometimes we use prayer as a way to feel that we're in control of a situation. But that is far from the truth about prayer.

How Prayer Works to Expose Our Illusion of Control

Let's be honest about what we think about how prayer works: Sometimes we use prayer as a way to feel that we're in control of a situation. But that is far from the truth about prayer.
What Happened to the Seven Churches of Revelation?

What Happened to the Seven Churches of Revelation?

The seven churches mentioned in Revelation are still with us...but in ruins. Here's what those ruins can teach us today.
Tim Keller: Why We Should Bring Back Catechism for Children

Tim Keller: Why We Should Bring Back Catechism for Children

Is theological memorization and reflection for our children really that important?
Pastor, Have You Been With Jesus?

Pastor, Have You Been With Jesus?

The apostles did not have formal education, institutional clout or ministerial prominence. But it was obvious that these men had been with Jesus.
how to recover from burnout

10 Insights on How to Recover From Burnout

Twelve years after my burnout, I have never felt better, never felt more alive, and never been more productive in my life. There is recovery from burnout!
7 Ways to Be a Best Friend to a Pastor

How to Be a Best Friend to a Pastor [7 Important Ways]

"I would say more pastors live paranoid of who they can trust than have someone they would consider a close confidant."
What the Bible Actually Says About the Antichrist

What the Bible Actually Says About the Antichrist

The term “antichrist" has pretty much ruined us. What Scripture actually says about the antichrist (or antichrists) is very different from what we may believe.
How To Handle the Cynics and Pessimists in Your Life

How to Handle the Cynics and Pessimists in Your Life

Leadership takes courage, and my guess is that some days it feels the cynics and pessimists have sucked almost all the courage and hope out of you.
4 Ways to Fight Being a Ministry Workaholic

4 Ways to Fight Being a Ministry Workaholic

It's not God's will for you to be a workaholic. Even if you are in ministry.
Eight Differences Between Church Giving and Church Dues

Eight Differences Between Church Giving and Church Dues

It is amazing to hear how church members view their tithes and offerings to their local churches. Though it’s cliché to say, the attitudes of their hearts reflect the nature of their contributions to the church.
11 Meeting Killers and How to Kill those Killers

11 Meeting Killers and How to Kill Those Killers

You've probably sat through more than your fair share of ineffective meetings. Here's how to kill those meeting killers.
Prayer Power In The Church

Prayer Power in the Church

The great people of the earth today are the people who pray! I do not mean those who talk about prayer; nor those who say they believe in prayer; nor those who explain prayer; but I mean those who actually take the time to pray.
7 Signs the Insecure Leader on the Team...Is You

7 Signs the Insecure Leader on the Team…Is You

If you live insecure, you’ll die insecure. You don’t outlive insecurity. You outgrow it.
21 Reasons God May Allow More Than You Can Bear

21 Reasons God May Allow More Than You Can Bear

God has wise purposes even in our most difficult seasons. Here are 21 reasons God may allow more than you can bear.
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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.