The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast

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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.

Dominique Dubois Gilliard: What Joseph, Pharaoh, and the Apostles Teach Us About Privilege

Dominique Dubois Gilliard joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share why "privilege" is not only a concept acknowledged by Scripture but is also something churches must address in order to preserve an effective witness.

J.D. Greear: Prayer Does Not Just Support the Ministry—It Is the Ministry

J.D. Greear joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what Scripture says about prayer and what our view of prayer says about the way we see God, the gospel, and ministry.

Carey Nieuwhof: Why Burnout Is Not Inevitable and How Pastors Can Avoid It

Carey Nieuwhof joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share highly practice advice for how pastors can not only avoid burning out but can also thrive in their ministries.

Joy Qualls: How Pastors Can Be Effective Communicators

Dr. Joy Qualls joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what pastors must do to be truly effective communicators, whether inside or outside the pulpit.

Steve Carter: What All Church Leaders Must Do To Be Spiritually Healthy

Steve Carter joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what he has learned about the importance of addressing "the thing beneath the thing" and the devastation that occurs when leaders fail to do so.

Mike Cosper: What ‘The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill’ Means for Church Leaders

Mike Cosper joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share his experience creating the "The Rise and Fall of Mars Hill" and his thoughts on what church leaders should take away from the series.

Jackie Hill Perry: Why We Have the Wrong Idea About God’s Holiness

Jackie Hill Perry joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share why the holiness of God is far more beautiful than we often think it is.

Kyle Idleman: Why We Must Do Ministry One Person at a Time (Even at a Megachurch)

Kyle Idleman joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what he has learned from Jesus about pastoring one person at a time, even at one of the largest churches in the U.S.

Sam Rainer: The Number One Rule of Church Revitalization

Sam Rainer joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share highly practical advice for how ministry leaders can go about revitalizing their congregations.

Beth Moore, Part 2—What It Was Like to Leave the SBC

Beth Moore continues her conversation with the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast and shares what led her to leave the Southern Baptist Convention.

Beth Moore, Part 1—How Galatians Is ‘Astonishingly Relevant’ to American Christianity

Beth Moore joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share how Galatians speaks to just about "any issue on the table today" that American Christians are facing.

Jimmy Dodd and Renaut van der Riet: What Will Keep a Pastor From Moral Failure? Not Accountability

Jimmy Dodd and Renaut van der Riet join the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share why accountability is not enough to prevent pastors from experiencing moral failure—and what will actually help.

Kara Powell and Brad Griffin: How to Answer the Faith Questions Teens Are Actually Asking

Dr. Kara Powell and Brad Griffin join the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share how the church can avoid answering questions teens are not asking—and engage with the ones they are.

Gerardo Martí: What Pastors Need to Learn From the Collapse of Robert H. Schuller’s Megachurch

Dr. Gerardo Martí joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss Robert H. Schuller's remarkable success with the Crystal Cathedral—and why Schuller's influential ministry collapsed so suddenly.

Greg Laurie on the Likelihood of Another Jesus Movement and Why Pastors Need to Evangelize

Greg Laurie appears on the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what it was like to grow up in the middle of the Jesus People Movement and his thoughts on whether we'll see another awakening like it.

Bullets Interrupt Woman Sharing Gospel on Facebook Live

Jacksonville, Florida, resident Loveyd Walker was preaching the gospel on Facebook Live Wednesday night when stray bullets from a street fight pierced through the walls of her home, nearly hitting her.

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