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.

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Small-Church Pastors on Transformation

Ed Stetzer, Thom Rainer and others discuss transformational small churches.

6 Leadership Mistakes I’ve Made

Perry Noble confesses his leadership mistakes so you won't have to make them yourself.

C.S. Lewis Bible Releases in October

A Bible featuring the writings of famed author C. S. Lewis will be released by Harper One this fall.

A Preacher and His Notes

Should you write out your sermon, use an outline or something in between?

Celebs Make Money for Haiti on Twitter

A unique fund-raiser has garnered nearly $100,000 for a Haiti charity using big names on Twitter.

5 Keys to Intentional Leadership

One of the greatest overriding needs for leaders is to multiply themselves to the next generation.

Huge Turnout for Back to Church Sunday

More than 3,800 churches gave out more than a million invitations to the annual event welcoming people back to church.

Character Trumps Competence

“Arrogance is the mother of all derailers."

IHOP Chain Sues Prayer Group Over Name

Restaurant chain IHOP has filed a federal suit against a prayer group for trademark infringement.

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We're giving away 5 free leader kits from Catalyst to help you lead better.

Study Reports Megachurch Leader Salaries

A recent survey reported on the current base rates of pay for megachurch pastors in the U.S.

YourView: Denominations, Dead or Alive?

Share your view with the church leader community.

Denominations: A Dying Breed

There seems to be a very real shift in the spiritual lives of Americans and the sorts of churches they attend.

Ed Stetzer on the Life of Denominations

There are times when theological differences pose the greatest threat to church cooperation.

Why the Bible is a Tough Book for Americans

"American culture is a how culture," says Don Miller.

Piper Working on Family, Soul During Leave

Evangelical leader John Piper marks the halfway point of his leave of absence.

Christians are Too Fearful, Pastors Say

Church leaders complain that too many Christians buy into the fear so prevalent in the world.

Exclusive Q&A with Charles Lee

We talk to Charles about the Idea Camp and the two questions every leader should ask about sex and the church.

Does Your Church Discriminate Against Single Mothers?

Do churches ask single moms to be Director of Middle School Ministry?

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