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.

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.

Becoming a Leader Who Makes a Difference

Do you have the kind of heart God wants?

Qualities of a Successful Leader

A leader should listen to "disagreeing followers"

Facilities And Environment Affect Worship

There are a LOT of physical factors to consider in improving worship in your church.

Important Qualities That Define A Leader

What qualities define a leader?

How To Nurture Staff Relationships

Your staff is made up of - - people

Become a Chief Listening Officer

Great ideas come from listening to others

How to Become an Excellent Listener

5 keys to excellent listening

Latest News

Abortion Numbers at Lowest Level Since 1973

A new report from the Guttmacher Institute indicates the number of abortions obtained in the U.S. between 2014 and 2017 have dropped 7% and are continuing along a downward trajectory that started in 1980.

New Podcasts

Mark Sayers: An Anxious, Post-Christian Culture Is Longing for Hope

Mark Sayers says, “What’s happening is the secular story itself is actually beginning to have its moment of doubt.” Mark is the senior leader of Red Church in Melbourne, Australia, and this week on our podcast he shares how living in our current culture gives us a unique opportunity to offer people hope.

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