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Danny Gokey Talks ‘Jesus People,’ Greg Locke, Gavin Newsom, and Living...

ChurchLeaders met with award winning singer Danny Gokey just moments before he took the stage on the opening night of his “Jesus People” tour in Dayton, Ohio, to ask how he’d encourage Christians in today’s broken world and what he hopes God accomplishes throughout the tour.

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6 Traits of a Biblically Faithful Preacher

God has called preachers to be faithful rather than successful, so how can we be sure we are staying true to the call?
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Carey Nieuwhof: 7 Kinds of People You Can’t Afford to Keep

The people you are most afraid of losing are the people you most need to lose. Truthfully, you can’t afford to keep them.
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Can Christians Drink Alcohol? 3 Reasons a Christian Can Drink

When it comes whether a Christian can drink alcohol, the Bible couldn’t be clearer or more direct.
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10 Symptoms of a Sick Church

While there are many potential characteristics of a sick church, I have found 10 symptoms to be consistently common.


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Jen Wilkin on the Biggest Obstacle Keeping People From Reading the Bible

Jen Wilkin joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain the challenges church leaders face with helping people engage the Bible, as well as some possible solutions.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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.