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10 Things Any Church Can Do To Grow

Here are 10 things that any church—no matter its size or budget, worship style or denomination—can do to help ensure it will grow numerically.
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12 Ways You’ll Jeopardize Your Job as Pastor

There are common ways we can jeopardize our job as a pastor. Of course, no one would intentionally cripple their ministry, but I have seen some ways pastors get into trouble if they aren’t careful.
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The Day Everything Changed for Me

As I walked the aisle with my grandpa, I could feel the sanctuary full of Baptist eyes on me. Pastor Claud Pettit waited at the front of the stage as the organ music played. When we reached the front, he asked me why I had come forward. I told him I wanted to get baptized.
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Pastor: 8 Ways To Refresh Your Soul

I have served as a pastor for over 35 years. It can be tough and pastors must care for their souls. Consider these 8 ways to refresh your soul.


Benjamin Conner

Benjamin Conner: The Changes Church Leaders Can Make To Learn From and Support People...

Dr. Benjamin Conner joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share lessons God has taught him about doing ministry alongside people with disabilities and the steps church leaders can take to be supportive of that community.
Justyn Terry

Justyn Terry: How To Raise Up Future Leaders

Rev. Dr. Justyn Terry joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to discuss what leaders need to know about key aspects of leadership, including establishing trust, developing a vision statement, and remaining faithful in the everyday tasks that come with the job.
Justin Brierley

Justin Brierley: What the Decline of the New Atheism Means for Church Leaders

Justin Brierley joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share how he has seen the New Atheism decline over the years and what church leaders need to know about the fresh openness people have to spirituality.
Daniel Im

Daniel Im: How Not To Let the Consumers Drive the Strategy of Your Church

Daniel Im joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to explain how pastors can lead more effectively in a “post-everything” world and why their communities contain more than just the non-Christians and the Christians.
Kara Powell

Kara Powell and Jen Bradbury: What Makes a Healthy Youth Ministry

Dr. Kara Powell and Jen Bradbury join “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share their insights into how youth leaders can most effectively help teens cultivate a faith that lasts for their entire lives.
Ryan Wekenman

Ryan Wekenman: A Single Pastor’s Thoughts on Ministering to Singles

Ryan Wekenman joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share what God has taught him through his singleness and how pastors can encourage and minister to the single people in their congregations.
Dennis Edwards

Dennis Edwards: The Misconceptions Pastors Have About Humility

Dr. Dennis Edwards joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share what he has learned about the true nature of humility and how church leaders can avoid some common misconceptions about what a life of humility means.

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12 NFL Players Who LOVE Jesus (and Football)

Here's our latest list of notable Christian football players. These outspoken NFL players are strong in their faith and are not afraid to share their Christian beliefs.