The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast

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Rick Warren on Faith, Dreams, and Why His 40-Plus Years at Saddleback Prepared Him for This Moment

Rick Warren joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss his new book, “Created to Dream,” and why he is excited for his next season of ministry.

Matthew Stephen Brown: How the Enneagram Helps Church Leaders With Their Blind Spots

Matthew Stephen Brown joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share how the Enneagram has been “life-changing” for him and his church and how church leaders can use this tool to transform their ministries.

Sean Nemecek on the ‘Long, Slow Slide’ Into Burnout and How Pastors Can Avoid It

Sean Nemecek joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss the warning signs that church leaders are burning out, how they can become healthy again, and the steps they can take to avoid burnout in the first place.

Nick Hall on Asbury, Gen Z and Why He Believes ‘God Is Doing Something’

Nick Hall joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about what he witnessed at Asbury University, the signs of true revival, and why he believes God is moving in a special way.

Greg Laurie: How Churches Can Use ‘Jesus Revolution’ for Evangelism

Greg Laurie appears on the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to talk about the true events behind his new movie, “Jesus Revolution,” and how churches can use the film to spread the gospel.

Nicky Gumbel: The ‘Greatest Injustice in the World’ Is Never To Hear About Jesus

Alpha pioneer Nicky Gumbel joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss why churches must prioritize evangelism, the importance of engaging in Catholic spaces, and the vital role of the Holy Spirit in the work of the church.

Eric Mason: The Obstacles to Apologetics in Black, Urban Communities

Dr. Eric Mason joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share the biggest obstacles preventing the Black community from accepting Christianity and how pastors who are not in urban contexts can support those who are.

David Platt on How He Has Been Challenged To Stop Following the ‘American Gospel’

David Platt joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what he has learned over the past few years about pursuing unity in the church and rejecting the “American gospel” in favor of the true one.

Karl Vaters: Just Because Your Church Is Small Does Not Mean It Is Unhealthy

Karl Vaters joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share how small church pastors can avoid some common misconceptions, leverage their congregations’ strengths, and help their people thrive.

Great Communicator Series: Powerful Insights for Preachers and Bible Teachers

What skills does it take to be a great communicator in the church? Ed Stetzer sat down with 10 seasoned preachers and Bible teachers to learn what their practices are for crafting and delivering a message.

J.D. Greear: How To Explain the Gospel to 21st Century Americans

J.D. Greear returns to the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share how the book of Romans is relevant to 21st century Americans and how pastors can explain the gospel to people with a wide variety of experiences with the church.

Dale Sellers: There Is Hope and Help for Pastors Who Feel ‘Stalled’

Dale Sellers joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share warning signs that pastors are stalling out and the truths and practical steps that will help them thrive again.

Dallas Jenkins on Why ‘The Chosen’ Is Not ‘Adding to Scripture’

Dallas Jenkins joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain the principles that guide how “The Chosen” is created and why he believes “God has his hand” on the show.

Holly Catterton Allen: How Your Church Can Help Children Be Spiritually Resilient

Dr. Holly Catterton Allen joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain that, contrary to what we might assume, children are deeply spiritual and to share how churches can help kids develop resilience.

Kelly Kapic: How Pastors Can Embrace the God-Given Goodness of Their Limitations

Dr. Kelly Kapic joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss why, contrary to what we might think, our limitations are very good and what that means for the life of the church leader.

Priscilla Shirer: ‘Message Preparation Is the Hardest Thing I Do in Ministry’

Priscilla Shirer joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast for the final episode of our Great Communicator Series and shares key disciplines she has learned to follow when crafting a message.

Robby Gallaty: Why It Will Cost You To Ignore Discipleship

Robby Gallaty joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to share what God has taught him about the importance of discipleship and how church leaders can prioritize both discipleship and evangelism in their ministries.

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.

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

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

Sam Chan: How the Topical Preacher Can Avoid Getting on a Hobby Horse

Dr. Sam Chan joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast for our Great Communicator Series and gives his insights on how to be a wise and effective topical preacher.

As Synod on Catholic Church’s Future Begins, Abuse Survivors Demand Equal...

As Catholics meet in Rome this month for a historic Vatican summit to discuss power structures in the church, abuse survivors and their advocates say their topic will be on everyone’s minds but nobody’s agenda.

William Wilson on the Mistake We Make When Obeying the Great...

Dr. William Wilson joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share his dream “that from 2023 to 2033 we will be part of the greatest decade of Great Commission effort in human history.”

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