The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast

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Mark Moore: Are These Obstacles Keeping You From Getting To Know Jesus?

Dr. Mark Moore joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how astonishing Jesus really is and how we can pursue getting to know him better.

Laura Lewis: What Women Who Have Had Abortions Need From Your Church

Dr. Laura Lewis joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about the needs of women who have had abortions and how churches can help.

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

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.

Karen Swallow Prior: How the Church Should Move Forward Now Roe Has Been Overturned

Karen Swallow Prior joins us for a breaking episode of the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how the American church can move forward well now that Roe has been overturned.

Justin and Lindsey Holcomb: How Pastors Can Stay in Their Lanes While Helping Survivors of Abuse

Justin and Lindsey Holcomb join the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about how pastors can help provide Jesus-focused, trauma-informed care to the abuse survivors in their congregations.

Scott Sauls: Why Your Brokenness Is Essential to Your Ministry

Scott Sauls joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share why our brokenness is not something to be ashamed of, but is actually key to a ministry focused on Jesus.

Daniel Yang: How People on the Margins Can Help Save the American Church

Daniel Yang joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about why American Christians must strive to learn from their brothers and sisters around the world and at the margins of their own culture.

Jemar Tisby on Grove City College, CRT, and His Struggles With White Evangelicalism

Dr. Jemar Tisby joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about what happened with Grove City College, his experience navigating predominantly white evangelical spaces, and his hope for the American church moving forward.

Charlie Dates: The Worst of Times Needs the Best of Christian Preaching

Rev. Dr. Charlie Dates joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share his insights and reflections on the craft of preaching.

Leonard Sweet: Church Leaders, God Has Given You This Moment—Don’t Miss It

Dr. Leonard Sweet joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what our current cultural “volcanoes” mean for the church and why he sees hope amid the chaos.

Vance Pitman: Why Stress Should Not Be a ‘Normal’ Part of a Pastor’s Life

Vance Pitman joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share why pastors do not have to see stress as simply part of “normal life.”

Andy Stanley: Is Your Church Choosing Political Sides Without Realizing It?

Andy Stanley joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share why he believes so many Christians have politicized their faith, even though most would agree it is wrong to do so.

Kevin and Sherry Harney: Why It’s a Problem If Our Discipleship Does Not Lead to Evangelism

Kevin and Sherry Harney join the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share their wisdom about the characteristics of true discipleship…and why it's a little different from what we typically think.

Glenn Packiam: These Are the Signs That You Are a Resilient Pastor

Glenn Packiam joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share how pastors can pursue resilience in a deeply challenging time.

Kristen Padilla: What the Church Is Missing When It Comes to Women in Ministry

Kristen Padilla joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share her insights into the challenges women in ministry face, no matter their denomination, and the steps church leaders can take to support them.

Ted Esler: Why Church Leaders Must Not Ignore Our ‘Innovation Crisis’

Ted Esler joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share why he believes the church is in an "innovation crisis" and why innovation is essential to reaching people with the gospel.

Robert Wolgemuth: How Pastors Can Minister to Men Facing the End of Their Lives

Robert Wolgemuth joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share how the "gun lap" is different from any other stage of life and how churches can minister to men dealing with the unique struggles of this season.

Lance Witt: How to Handle the ‘Toughest Moment to Navigate Leadership in the Local Church’

Lance Witt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share how pastors can maintain a healthy soul in a cultural moment when they are being criticized like never before.

Aubrey Sampson: Pastor, God Is for You—But Do You Really Believe That?

Aubrey Sampson joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share how church leaders can reject false identities and instead take some of the most basic truths of the Christian faith to heart.

Todd Miles: Why Marijuana Use Is an Issue Church Leaders Must Not Ignore

Todd Miles joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share why it is essential for church leaders to know what they believe about marijuana and why they believe it.

UPDATE: Britney Spears Responds to Claim Catholic Church Did Not Deny...

Pop star Britney Spears has responded to claims that she never contacted the Catholic church she says denied her request to use its building for her wedding. Spears says she did reach out to the church through her wedding planner.

Alan Hirsch: The Church Needs To Stop Making Jesus in Its...

Alan Hirsch joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about why he believes the American church is out of alignment with Jesus and what we need to do to put our focus back on him.

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