Articles for Pastors

Articles for Pastors

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Methodists Find Four Key Factors for Growth

Scholars say the survey is the first denomination-wide survey of its kind.

The Sin Double-Standard: What Do You Think?

Russell Moore deals with the double-standard of preaching against homosexuality but not divorce.

The Lazarus Church: Resurrecting a Dying Ministry

Breathing new life back into a dying congregation isn’t an easy task, but it is possible.

Is Your Message Too Creative?

Although creative communication can be effective, if not used properly, it can become distracting or gimmicky.

Church Coffee and the Pursuit of Excellence

Not all church coffee is bad, but the issue that poor church coffee raises is deeper and more troubling. It is that much of...

How to Activate Your Congregation

Here’s the reality: Your members are looking to you for motivation

Why Honesty is Tricky for Pastors

"I am increasingly convinced that people don’t want the whole truth," says Shaun King.

UnLearning Church

Mike Slaughter: "A one-size-fits-all approach toward growth will definitely not be the most effective model of the 21st century."

Breaking the Rural Rules

"Let there be no doubt that the vision of the leader becomes the vision of the church," says Shannon O'Dell.

Church Leaders & On-the-Job Stress

Do church leaders experience stressors on the job the same way other industries do?

Mohler: Evolution Can't Mix With Christianity

Noted seminary president says evolution is incompatible with the Gospel.

Preaching a Faith Worth Believing In

"The Christianity worth believing in is about more than what we can get out of it," says James Choung.

Study: Doctors' Non-Belief Could Hasten Death

Atheistic and agnostic physicians are more likely to treat terminally ill patients using methods that will end their lives.

Connect Your Vision to the Cause

"A vision can be personal, but a cause is bigger than any one person," says Brian Houston.

12 Recovery Tips for Vision Statement Addicts

It’s such a joy to receive daily correspondence from pastors and church teams taking vision seriously in the name of Jesus. Often questions come...

Exclusive Q & A with Kary Oberbrunner

We talk to Kary about his new book, Your Secret Name, and why it's so controversial.

5 Keys to Leading Change

"Wanting the churches we pastor to change is part of our DNA," says Chuck Warnock.

Does Church Size Matter?

Craig Groeschel asks why some people go to small churches and others go to large?

20 Non-Preaching Websites for Better Preaching

A ChurchLeaders.com editor offers 20 sites to help your sermon prep.
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Court Victory: Pastors Can Keep Housing Allowance

The housing allowance for church ministers, which represents an estimated tax savings of $700 million yearly, is safe—for now.

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