Articles for Pastors

Articles for 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. 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 articles for pastors that they are looking for here at 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.

3 Unspoken Promises Leaders Make

Hal Seed helps leaders understand what it means to build trust.

Common English Bible Available in Print

Publishers announced that The Common English Bible has been made available in print in its entirety

New iPhone App Helps with Bible Pronunciations

A new iPhone application helps Bible readers correctly pronounce difficult words.

TOMS Shoes Owner Apologizes for Talk at Focus on the Family

TOMS Shoes founder Blake Mycoskie apologized to the public this week for working on a potential charity partnership with Focus on the Family. (Image: Helga Esteb /

Piper: Lowering Standards for Leadership Roles

The acceptability of a church lowering its standards in order to fill leadership roles is this: "low" is partly relative, isn't it?

C. J. Mahaney Takes Leave to "Examine His Heart"

Veteran evangelical minister C. J. Mahaney will take a leave of absence from his position at Sovereign Grace Ministries due to accusations by the organization's board.

41 Questions to Ask a Potential Church

Colin Adams offers a list of proactive questions to ask when considering a potential position with a church.

Should Christians Avoid Harry Potter…Again?

Does the Harry Potter series bring up an opportunity to discuss faith issues, or do they simply promote evil?

"Love Wins" Publisher Responds to Book Reaction

The publisher of Rob Bell's highly controversial book Love Wins has written a letter questioning the strong reactions against the book by conservative Christians.

Only 30% Say They Take the Bible Literally

Results of a new Gallup poll show that only three in ten Americans take the Bible as the literal word of God.

When You Want to Call It Quits

Wayne Cordeiro offers tips for discerning when it's time to quit and when quitting is not God's best for you or your ministry.

New Film Offers First Openly Atheist Hero

A new thriller opens this week in L.A. and New York featuring a battle of wills between an atheist and a fundamentalist Christian. (Photo: Rena Schild /

Ben Arment: The Cost of Influence

Influence is an interesting animal. You can have it with people in certain spheres but absolutely zero in others.

Churches Hiring Nurses to Promote Wellness

The Orlando Sentinel today reported on a growing trend among churches to hire nurses on staff to promote the wellness of their congregations.

Religion Still Important Around the World

A global survey of 18,000 people in 24 countries found that 70 percent practice a religion.

Ministry Details: Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts

It’s not the big things that cripple a company or church.

"Real Housewives of the Bible" Coming on DVD

Web-based author and evangelist Ty Adams will produce the two-part DVD series in response to reality shows about homemaking women.

10 Leadership Questions with Jon Acuff

Ron Edmondson interviews Jon Acuff on his life and leadership.

Todd Rhoades: Why Pastors Cheat

Cheating happens when the risk of getting caught cheating isn’t as scary as failing.

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