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Where Do You Add the Most Value?

"I fell into the trap of trying to be a 'well-rounded' leader," says Casey Ross.

NIV Revision Nearly Completed

The first revision of the New International Version will begin production very soon.

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."

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.

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.

Does Segregated Worship Hurt the Church?

Florida megachurch announces they will combine their worship services for greater unity.

Great Leaders Do Simple Things Well

"Be exceptional at ordinary things."

Leading from the Side

"I’m not advocating that you always or only lead from the side, but that you do so when it makes sense."

Rebecca McLaughlin on Whether Christians Can Agree To Disagree About Same-Sex...

Dr. Rebecca McLaughlin joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about how church leaders can respond to common arguments that use the Bible to affirm same-sex relationships, the “why” behind God’s design for marriage, and the “beautiful and glorious vision” Christianity has for friendship.

Articles for Pastors