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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.

false narrratives

8 Lies Churches Tell

Leaders sit around and figure which ones will work in their context and then crumple up the true stories so they can be tossed in the rubbish bin. These false narratives rewound the victims, corrupt the heart of the church, and turn church cultures into greater toxicity.
pastors

What Do Pastors Do All Week?

"A common misconceptions of those who have not served as a senior pastor is that a pastor’s work is only the work of preaching."
resurrection body

What Has God Told Us About the Resurrection Body?

There is so much about the resurrection that we don’t know. But God has told us some things, and what He has told us is our hope, comfort, and joy about the resurrection body.
Christian accountability

Why I Don’t Believe in Christian Accountability

Here are a few reasons why I don't believe in Christian accountability and why we need a new discussion about integrity.
Psalm 46:10

Psalm 46:10 … Be Still and Know the Context

“Rest in the presence of the Lord” is what most are meaning when they quote this verse. The theology is true but it’s not honest to what Psalm 46:10 is actually saying.
cancel culture

The Apostle Paul’s Response to Our Cancel Culture

The recent rise of the cancel culture, for instance, is an extreme version of this impulse: For many people, the way to deal with difficult relationships is not to fix them, but simply to end them.
John Powell

The Last Sermon of Slain Pastor John Powell

John Powell died, after being hit by a truck, while attempting to rescue people stranded in the middle of a highway. He left behind his wife and four young children. This is his last sermon delivered.
what to say at a funeral

What to Say at a Funeral to Make Christ Known

The heart to Make God Known should be the goal of every Christian when speaking or sharing at a funeral.
Civil Magistrate

COVID, Christians, and the Civil Magistrate

Rather than attempt to speak directly on the virus itself, what I would like to attempt to address is the way in which Christians respond to the ever-changing information and directives, especially those coming from the civil magistrate.
leadership

3-Point Evaluation to Test the Strength of Your Leadership

Evaluation isn't always even a conscious process, but don’t pretend it doesn’t matter. It doesn’t mean people aren’t grateful for your leadership; being assessed is just part of being a leader.
zoom meetings

Zoom Meetings Are Here To Stay: Tips For Great Zooming

During my tenure at Leadership Network, there was never a week and seldom a day that didn’t include a Zoom meetings. So, when so much of the world shifted to Zoom over the past few weeks it was completely comfortable for me.
Lifestyle Christianity

‘Shame on You’ Todd White Says to Critics in Sermon Addressing His Repentance

In a new sermon he gave at Lifestyle Christianity Center in Texas on Sunday, White says that while his conviction has grown to preach the gospel and to “wake up a sleeping church,” it is his critics, not him, who need to realign their priorities. 
discover their spiritual gifts

6 Tips on How Pastors Can Help Others Discover Their Spiritual Gifts

The more we pastors help people discover, develop, and deploy their spiritual gifts, the healthier our churches become. In this post I suggest 6 tips that can help others discover their spiritual gifts.
vision

Vision: The Crucial Difference Between Managing and Leading

Some people have dreams, but not vision. There is a difference. A vision is a pragmatic dream. A vision is a dream that can be implemented. It’s specific. Nothing becomes dynamic until it becomes specific.
Sunday school

5 Things COVID-19 Is Teaching Us About Sunday School

It may seem hard to fathom, but a microscopic virus is doing some good things in the church’s most important ministry – Sunday school.
church leaders

Church Leaders: Survivor, Reviver or Improvisor; Which Are You?

If you are a church leader the number one question right now is, “When and how do we resume in-person meetings?” As we enter this new phase of the coronavirus I see three distinct categories among church leaders. 
lean

Be Careful Which Way You Lean

We just keep falling in whatever direction we lean. If you want to break the pattern and end the repetitive cycle of sin, the pathway has to be short-circuited.
lentz

Lentz: White Christians Need to Stop Being Apathetic About Racism

Emmanuel Acho had an uncomfortable conversation with Carl Lentz and wanted to know: Why is the white American church largely absent from the fight against racism?
Unhealthy Church Staff Culture

20 Signs of an Unhealthy Church Staff Culture

After witnessing the behind-the-scenes activities of hundreds of churches, the following are 20 Signs of an Unhealthy Church Staff Culture I have noticed.
stress overload

Warning Signs and Practical Help for Stress Overload

Lashing out never solves issues of anger, hurt or fear. Listening, conversation, and understanding that leads to real solutions helps to resolve stress overload.
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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.