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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.

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?

How to Get Speaking Engagements at Churches

If you're available for speaking engagements, public speaking events, organizations looking for speakers, engagements at schools, engagements at colleges, here are 8 strategies to set yourself in a great position for landing them.

What Does It Mean That God Is Just To Forgive?

God is just. God is righteous in forgiving a penitent sinner. It is consistent with His character, and it is the right thing to do. It is also right for God to cleanse the one who asks for cleansing.

8 Reasons Why Your ChMS Isn’t Working

When your ChMS isn’t aligned with your ministry processes, you are limited in your ability to stay connected between Sundays.

Is My Church a Cult ?

At one point the pressing concerns of a close friend of mine caused me to pause and consider: is my church a cult?

Sowing Seeds of Discord

If your friend is sowing seeds of discord in your life, there’s a good chance that they are doing the same in the lives of others as well.

10 Things That Happen When a Pastor Commits Adultery

A pastor commits adultery and it becomes public knowledge. This becomes a sad, sad day for everyone who knows him.

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. 

Palm Sunday Sermon: What Kind of King Did You Expect?

You'll want to read this before you preach any Palm Sunday sermon! Have you ever asked yourself, “If this was a triumphal entry, then why did they crucify Jesus at the end of the week?”

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."

Pastor Matt Chandler: The Church’s Post-Roe Moment Is Bigger Than Legislation

Two days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Pastor Matt Chandler challenged Christians to “step up” and push back darkness in a “brutally difficult” world. Chandler prefaced his message by saying he celebrated Roe’s reversal but “did so with a great deal of sobriety.”

Adam Wyatt: How To Be a Biblical Patriot, Not a Christian...

Dr. Adam Wyatt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the Bible supports the idea of loving one’s country–but not nationalism–and how pastors can navigate this volatile topic.

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