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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.

nasb 2020

New American Standard Bible 2020 Update

After completion in 1971, the NASB was updated in 1977, 1995, and most recently in 2020. This brand new update NASB 2020 of the widely respected NASB 1995 builds upon its strengths by further improving accuracy, modernizing language, and improving readability.
poisons

10 Poisons That Will Kill Any Church

As I think about churches dying, I’m reminded there are certain poisons that are causes of death. I call them poisons because they are deadly, but they are avoidable. The churches that die from them do so by their own hand.
character

Why Your Character Is Crucial, and How to Develop It

Character is core to who you are as a leader, whether or not people trust you, and your overall effectiveness for the good of others.
fruitful

How to Know if You’re a Powerful, Fruitful Christian

So fruitfulness means “abiding in Christ.” But what does that mean? It seems pretty clear to me. To be fruitful, we live in day-by-day, hour-by-hour, even minute-by-minute abiding fellowship with Jesus.
sleep deprived

Are You a Sleep Deprived Pastor? Take This Quiz and Find Out

In fact 1/3 of all Americans are sleep deprived. I imagine pastors exceed that percentage. 
vischer

Phil Vischer: This Is How Race Shapes the Way Christians Vote

In his latest video tackling the complexities of race in the U.S., Phil Vischer explores the question, “Why do white Christians vote Republican and Black Christians vote Democrat?”
discern

Why We Desperately Need to Learn to Discern

The goal is not to have a blind trust of authority, but a reasoned trust in expertise. Here's why we desperately need to learn to discern.
COVID19

Church After COVID19 — Why Bother Going Back?

It will outlast the postal service, local businesses, schools, and politicians and their offices. It will outlast COVID19 and the hurricanes and the wildfires and the ugly inequalities in our world. My participation ensures this. It testifies to that greater and lasting kingdom.
singles

12 Struggles Singles Face

"For all singles, there are 12 struggles that must be faced at different stages and to different degrees."
connecting with people

Connecting With People – Clicks vs Results

The pandemic has deeply modified how we are connecting with people. The irony is that technology has made a difficult situation easier . . . in some ways. I’ve been reading accounts of the Spanish Flu pandemic in 1918 and the correlations to the current Covid-19 pandemic are startling.
ocean

Is God Going to Wipe Out the Ocean?

All throughout the Scriptures the sea and the ocean is symbolic of chaos, danger, and evil. It’s not surprising, then, that the great beast will come out of the sea (Rev 13). This is the place where all that is unpredictable and chaotic comes from.
Pastor Appreciation Month

25 Ways to Honor Your Pastor During Pastor Appreciation Month 2020—a Really Important Year...

The pandemic has changed almost everything we do, but pastors have pivoted quickly and worked hard to make adjustments. If ever they had earned appreciation, it’s this year. Here are some ways to show your gratitude during this Pastor Appreciation Month:
stress

A Simple Way Leaders (Or Anyone) Can Reduce Stress

Aside from running away from the bear or shooting it (you’d need a permit in most places), what can we do to quiet this stress response in our day-to-day experience?
talk

Things We Don’t Want to Talk About (But Probably Should)

Things We Don’t Want to Talk About (But Probably Should)
lead pastor

7 Ways to Show Appreciation to Your Lead Pastor

Most pastors don’t hear these words enough. So send them a card, say it personally, or even just send an email saying thanks for who they are and what they do.
undocumented

Pastoring Undocumented Workers in Civil Unrest

If your church is surrounded by undocumented workers, what can you and your congregation do to love them? At some point you will need to discuss what it means to obey the government.
journal

5 Reasons Every Pastor Should Journal

I don’t think everyone needs to journal. But I have a hard time thinking of any legitimate reason why someone wouldn’t.
how to read the bible

How to Read the Bible as What It Is: Ancient Jewish Meditation Literature

When you consider how to read the Bible, do you approach it as ancient Jewish meditation literature? For many of us, this is likely not our first thought...but it probably should be.
confidence

5 Core Qualities of Leadership Confidence

The truth is that it’s not just skill and experience that produces your confidence in the natural realm; your confidence is greatly strengthened on the inside at a soul level.
small

The Power of Small Things: God’s Open Secret

We have learned about the power of small things. There is the atom. Nuclear energy. The hummingbird. Honey-bees. Bed bugs. Viruses. Babies. Puppies. Words of encouragement. And a hug.
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Ed Stetzer: How to Pastor People in an Age of Outrage

It's hard to pastor Christians in the age of outrage. In a time of bitter arguments and divisiveness, Ed Stetzer offers leaders a thoughtful way to approach the hot-button issues of the day.

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.