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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.

Old Testament

How Should the Pre-existence of Christ Shape How We Preach the Old Testament?

Numerous strides have been made in homiletical circles over the past several years on how to preach Christ from the Old Testament.
text messaging

Pandemic or Not: 7 Ways to Keep Your Church Connected

Due to the instantaneous nature of text messaging, there’s been a significant increase in the number of text messages churches are sending in an effort to stay connected.
problem solve

Do You Problem Solve Too Much as a Leader?

How do we help our team members learn to problem solve on their own? In this post I begin with a story and then suggest ways to problem solve in a balanced way.
demons

8 Demons Pastors Fight

To stay in the ministry any length of time, a pastor needs to learn to fight some predictable “demons.”
busy

5 Surprising Ways That I’m So Busy Is A Credibility Killer

This leader had learned that the “I’m so busy” strikes a blow to a leader’s credibility. While “I’m so busy” is usually intended to project importance, in reality the credibility of a leader who over-uses the “I’m so busy” line will always take a hit.
weary

10 Ways to Overcome Spiritual Weariness

"When we’re weary we can find fresh strength, joy and motivation in Christ."
pastoral

The Three Voices of Effective Pastoral Leadership

People will receive a prophetic word of correction or rebuke much more easily if they’ve already heard the pastoral and the practical.
apologetics

Three Reasons Believers Should Attend This Annual Apologetics Event

The bottom line is that most churches today, for whatever reasons, continue to ignore the biblically mandated ministry and role of equipping every believer in apologetics.
giants

The Shoulder of Giants, the Counsel of the Wise

There would be no refinement in our understanding of theology without the labors and example of those giants who have gone before us. Yet, the natural condition of the human heart is pride and self-sufficiency.
black women

Single Black Women in Evangelical White Space: 8 Things We Wish You Knew

I wish that we discussed these realities more often in our churches. Some of the black women who are sitting in your pews feel this way. Some of these women want to be cherished wives and devoted mothers. Nevertheless, they are consistently thwarted because of the assumptions made about them.
rest

Pastor, Your Church Needs You to Rest and Take a Vacation

True rest is found only in God’s salvation. In the Old Testament, we have the promise of rest from God. In the New Testament, we learn how to enter this rest—only through Jesus.
stay connected

Beyond Live Streaming: How to Stay Connected

Beyond Sunday worship services you might also wonder how to have community with the church when you’re not physically together. Here are some other options to stay connected with your congregation when you’re unable to connect in-person.
Our Pastors Need Help

Our Pastors Need Help

I know the average local church pastor is overworked, understaffed, and underpaid. I know the spiritual burden of being a shepherd. I have walked that long road myself, so I have such appreciation for those who have chosen to live that life.
honey

How Much Honey Have You Been Eating?

It was true then and it’s true now. To be redeemed is to walk in the honey-filled streets of the love of God, the body of Christ, a calling in life, deep spiritual friendships, and so much more. Redemption guides us to the overflow of the unmerited blessings of God.
safe

What Pastors Should Look for in Safe People

As you consider the traits you’d look for in a safe person, consider these Scriptures and the guidelines they infer, because these people are often difficult to spot.
spiritual pandemic

Our Spiritual Pandemic of Narcissism

Now that we’ve been going through this mess for almost six months, certain areas have surfaced where – if this is all a big...
3 Things Your Congregants Should Know about a Christian Work Ethic

3 Things Your Congregants Should Know about a Christian Work Ethic

Having a Christian work ethic is important because Christians are called to do things differently than rest of the world. Here are 3 things I've been learning recently about doing work in a way that honors God.
negative

8 Reasons Negative People Don’t Recognize They’re Negative

You probably know people who are always negative. You see it, and others see it—but the negative person doesn’t seem to have a clue. Here are some reasons why that happens:
faithful preacher

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?
boredom

2 Ways Boredom Destroys Ministry Leaders

Don’t let boredom ruin you. Look to Him and you won’t get bored. Seek new ways to fulfill the mission the Lord has given, but don’t seek a new mission. Seek ways to communicate the message in new ways, but don’t seek a new message.
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Hillsong Purchases Melbourne’s Iconic Festival Hall for $23M

The 105-year-old building, which seats more than 5,000, will be renovated and then used for church services and community events. According to Hillsong, the beloved venue also will, to some degree, “continue to be Festival Hall.”

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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.