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5 Mirages That Will Lead You Straight Into Having an Affair

Heed these dire warnings before falling off the cliff of a sexual sin.

Election: Calvinism or Arminianism? Or a 3rd Option?

How we view God will be the deciding factor in how we view people. The doctrine of election is a secondary issue, but the implications...

I Became an iPad Pastor and It’s Been Great (So Far)

I’m a pastor, and I bought an iPad recently. If you are a pastor, could an iPad help you become more effective? Maybe. Maybe not. Although I’m only a little over a week into owning mine, and it has exceeded all my expectations.

No One Has Scored At Least 10/15 In This Tricky Jesus Test

100 college students were given this 15-question tricky Jesus test and no one got at least 10/15 correctly. Can you?

15 Good Friday Leadership Lessons

Discussing the implications of Good Friday and the price Jesus paid for our sins is one of those times. However timidly, here are 15 Good Friday leadership lessons. 

Sabbath: How to Take a Day Off

Brady Boyd: Let’s be honest, most of us do not know how to take a day off without feeling guilty.

Is God Proud of You?

Is God proud of me? If you're like me, it's SO hard to believe, but I promise you it's true. It has to be because of the cross. 

To Every Pastor Who Is Ready to Give Up

Because pastoral burnout and discouragement have reached epidemic levels. There are all kinds of factors behind this, but regardless of the causes, my heart breaks every time I talk to another discouraged pastor.

Matt Chandler: Is Church Membership Biblical?

Matt Chandler offers a biblical response to the debate on church membership.

5 Ways to Preach Like a Pharisee

How do you preach like a Pharisee?

5 Things That KILL a Strong Leadership Finish

Why do some leaders end so well while others go out not in a blaze of glory, but in a blaze of gory?

How My Personal Prayer Team Is Structured

A pastor describes his personal prayer team including its preferred model, function and schedule.

Propaganda and the Gospel

Propaganda and the gospel: Here's the gospel in five minutes....

Research: Americans Turn to God and Generosity After Natural Disasters

Most people do not believe prayer can avert natural disasters, yet many say they trust God more after natural disasters occur.

5 Ways to Get Involved in Disaster Relief

"When it comes to disaster relief, don't follow your heart, follow the direction of those already engaged."

Motherhood Is Victory

"We are not bearing children to clear a field for planting, we are bearing children to work the harvest."

15 Signs Your Church Is in Trouble

Perry Noble offers a list of warning signs that your church may need help.

4 Urgent Problems the Church Needs to Deal With!

Perry Noble offers a must-read list of problems the church needs to address to be more effective for the Kingdom today.

5 Prices a Leader Must Be Willing to Pay

The more influential you become as a leader, the greater the spiritual attack.

My Best Advice: 12 Encouraging Words for Pastors

"Change a few words around and I’d give this advice to any leader," says Ron Edmondson.

Pastor Married to Porn Star Pleads Guilty to ‘Violent’ Sex Crimes...

A California man who co-founded Living Faith Church in San Diego with his wife, Angela Dela Cruz (who is co-pastor as well as an adult entertainer), pleaded guilty to raping his younger sister and faces 30 years in prison.

Ashley Hales: What Happens When Pastors Ignore Their God-Given Limits

Dr. Ashley Hales joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about the fact that God created the world with limits and how those limits, counterintuitively, lead to greater space and flourishing in our lives.

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