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. 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 articles for pastors that 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.

Pray Together—Stay Together, Study Shows

New study shows a link to religion at home and greater marriage satisfaction.

Atheist Hitchens Says He Won’t Turn to God

Noted atheist Christopher Hitchens refuses to turn to Christ despite cancer diagnosis.

Creating a Healthy Work Culture

Developing a culture of trust is critical to the health of your organization.

Report: Clergy Burnout Growing

New research calls attention to growing rate of ministry burnout among church leaders.

Graham Reserved, Positive on Obama's Faith

Franklin Graham speaks out about the status of President Obama's faith.

Leadership And Emotional Intelligence

High IQ doesn't guarantee good leadership.

5 Attributes of a Church in Decline

"If we’re unwilling to address these critical elements, then we’re not going to shift the declining trends," says Tony Morgan.

Minister Plans Twitter Communion

Rev. Tim Ross embraces technology to launch Twitter Communion Service.

No More Pretending

John Buke, pastor of Gateway Community Church, says that authenticity is hard work—especially for leaders.

5 Strategies for Summer Services

Tony Morgan asks five questions to help you avoid summer slump.

LifeWay: Pastors' Salaries Steady with Inflation

A new study by LifeWay Research finds that compensation for pastors is slightly above the inflation rate.

Should Your Church Increase Its Budget?

Financial advisors offer opinions on budget increases for churches in 2011.

Release Your Creatives

Chris Boyd offers his thoughts on empowering your creative ministry team.

Work the System

Does your ministry system serve the vision of your church or dominate your time?

Ultrasound Laws Renew Debate on Abortion

State laws requiring ultrasound for abortion patients rekindles the heated debate.

Study Shows Retirement Crisis for Pastors

A recent news article says many pastors find themselves in financial trouble as they approach retirement.

Engage the Bible with Action

Steven Furtick believes Bible study is about more than going deeper, it's about getting active.

Make Room for New Ideas

Ben Arment encourages leaders to explore fresh ideas for the future.

Leaders Are Examples – 5

A follower is more than a believer - he/she is also a doer of the Word.

A Peek Inside The Christian Atheist

Craig Groeschel shares the tension in his own struggles with worry and control.
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Women Suffer More, Says New Report on Christian Persecution

Open Doors has released a study evaluating the similarities and differences in how Christian men and women are persecuted. The researchers have found that global Christian suffering is gender specific and that, overall, women experience a greater degree and complexity of persecution than men do.

New Podcasts

Justin McRoberts and Scott Erickson: Pastors Are People, Too

Justin and Scott discuss the need for pastors to embrace their humanity and they believe spiritual disciplines can help them do that.