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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.

Management of the absurd: paradoxes of communication

The Paradoxes of Communication The more we communicate the less we communicate. Most organizations OVERcommunicate believing everybody should be in on everything. When all lines...

Sunday Night Reflections

A few thoughts on a great day before I hit the hay! We saw over 40 people give their lives to Christ today…THAT never gets...

Things Prophets and Angels Did Not Know (I Peter 1:10-12)

These are a loaded three verses. To my knowledge, there's nothing quite like them in the New Testament, informing us that prophets and angels...

Yes, We WILL Be Having Church!

Hey NewSpring Church…all campuses…church is ON tomorrow…and I can’t wait! The momentum from last weekend combined with our new series (Identity Theft) this weekend...

Philippians Series, parts 1 and 2

As you may know, I am interim pastor at Two Rivers in Nashville. I have been preaching through the book of Philippians and thought...

Management of the absurd: technology of human relations

The Technology of Human Relations Increasingly we treat human relationships as requiring skill and technique. The more important a relationship, the less skill matters. Any...

An Unexpected Agreement on Church and Politics

I’ve just finished reading a fine article in Christianity Today: “Carl Henry Was Right” by Richard J. Mouw. In this article is discovered that...

What I've Learned About the Church

In this the Red Zone of my life--I turn 70 in two months, but don't let on like you know it; I'm trying to...

How To Get Buy In From Your Staff – Part Two of Two

Continuing my thoughts from yesterday… #3 – LISTEN TO THEM! One of the greatest mistakes I’ve ever made as a leader is to make a...

Management of the absurd: a different way of thinking

Read this oldie but goodie recently. A few bullets. There is a difference between absurdity and stupidity. “Managers do things right, leaders do the right...

The Way of Jesus: When Good Confronts Evil

Last Sunday I preached at Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church in Austin, Texas. A couple of days ago I blogged about this fine church. Today I’m...

Christian, Jew and Muslim "Trialogue"

We often hear of interfaith events and organizations, but is it possible for three very different religions to hold on to their beliefs, maintaining...

10 Reasons Why Small Churches Stay Small: Part 2

Want your church to reach people, expand and grow? Avoid these pitfalls.

Talking Small Groups with Guest Rick Howerton

I'm a small groups guy. In fact, I've led conferences on 'em, led my churches to do 'em, been a small group leader myself,...

How To Get Buy In From Your Staff – Part One of Two

If the staff doesn’t trust the leader…then the leader will eventually have no one to lead! Leaders CANNOT underestimate how necessary staff buy in is....

5 ways to start dissolving silos

Question: How can I transform an environment where everyone runs their own campaign? Missions do their own thing. Student leaders do their own thing....

Work and Works in Galatians

It’s seems a bit ironic to look for a theology of work in Galatians when the book is so negative on the saving value...

New Live Web Show: The Exchange

I'll be hosting a regular web show starting in February. Doing a "web show" feels a bit like I should be broadcasting from a...

Five Lies That Leaders Believe

#1 – “God Made Me Aware Of This Situation So That I Can Pray About it.” One of the things that bothers me about...

10 tips for compelling web copy

From The Web Design Ledger: Make it personal Use language yo mama would understand Draw on common metaphors or experiences Use pictures that compliment your...
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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.