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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.

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Is Jesus an Impossible Mentor?

It’s impossible to be like Jesus, isn’t it? He was perfect. He was God-come-to-earth and his life sets the bar impossibly high for any of us.

How Can We — Should We — Motivate Bible Reading ?

Whatever else goes into the mix of a personal devotional life, being exposed to the Scriptures is a critical ingredient.
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What is the Cost of Healing ?

if we embrace the kind of healing available to everybody who is broken and in pain – we’ll have to let go of some things that are quite precious to us. That's the cost of healing.
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Textual Criticism and Preaching – Finding the Balance

Sometimes "preaching the Bible" presents special challenges.
Extended Break

4 Wins When a Leader Takes an Extended Break

I have learned that taking an extended break each year is fruitful for me, for my team, for the church, and for the future.
Women's ministry

Why Women Don’t Like Women’s Ministry

We know that some women love women's ministry, but there are others who will never attend. Why is that? And how can those of us passionate about women's ministry be even more effective?

5 Reasons I’m Starting to Read a Paper Bible Again

"What are your thoughts and experiences about reading a paper Bible versus an electronic one?"
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How to Receive Criticism and Respond With Grace

Randy Alcorn: "I love this advice from Scott Sauls about how to receive criticism and respond with grace. There’s a lot of wisdom here."
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6 Sets of Contrasting Ministry Mistakes I’ve Made

I’ve made a lot of ministry mistakes in 40+ years—and some that almost seem contradictory to others. Here are some of those mistakes.
Loving Jesus

Loving Jesus More Than Theology

May we never love doctrine for doctrine’s sake; love doctrine for the aim of loving Jesus. No more knockoffs. The real thing is ready.
When Is an Elder Disqualified From Ministry?

When Is an Elder Disqualified from Ministry?

When is an elder disqualified from ministry? For us to assume that a man is done and disqualified for ministry because of an instance, rather than because of a character issue, sells short the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The Gospel is about restoration.
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10 Things Preachers Absolutely HATE to Admit Publicly

This hard-to-acknowledge "preachers admit" list can give you practical insights on how to pray for your pastors.
Critical Race Theory

Voices With Ed Stetzer: Framing Critical Race Theory, Part 1

Critical Race Theory is an important conversation today. At the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center, we are committed to help Christians know and engage the culture with biblical discernment. This is Part 1 of the conversation series.
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Every Leader Needs an Encouragement Folder

Ron Edmondson:" I often say the longer we do something the less recognition we get for doing it. So, I save them in my encouragement folder."
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Ministry Leaders — Pay Close Attention to Your Life

Pay close attention to your life and your teaching; persevere in these things, for in doing this you will save both yourself and your hearers.
Emotional Affair

10 Signs of an Emotional Affair

I often advise couples to be VERY careful about having close friends of the opposite sex, because most affairs start out as “friendships” that cross the line.
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8 Strong Coronavirus Sermons You Can Preach

In partnership with SermonCentral, here are eight strong coronavirus sermons. Each provides perspective, inspiration, challenge, and hope. Perhaps a specific coronavirus sermon will inspire and equip you as you seek to speak the Word of God in this unprecedented time.
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Comparison Is the Thief of Joy ? No, It’s Worse . . .

What of comparison is WORSE than the thief of joy?
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Ed Stetzer: The Church Is on the Move

In 2020, we were the church on our heels. A global pandemic shut down much of our world. But the church has been on the move since it was birthed; it will continue to be on the move until God makes all things new.
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10 Outstanding C.S. Lewis Quotes

You can find C.S. Lewis quotes anywhere, but too often pastors and writers use the same ones over and over, which is a shame, because there are so many great quotes from him. Here are some of our favorite (lesser-known) C.S. Lewis quotes:
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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.