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Ground-breaking conversations with today's top ministry leaders designed to help you lead better.

Brent Crowe

Brent Crowe: When You Live and Lead With Regret

“There’s never been a life lived that didn’t have regrets. There’s never been a life lived that didn’t fail on some level or another," Brent Crowe says. In our conversation, Brent encourages leaders to shift their paradigm on regret and failure.
Scott Sauls

Scott Sauls: How to Be an Authentic Person (and Pastor)

Scott Sauls discusses how a battle with depression during his time as a pastor brought about his greatest contribution to the Kindom of God.
Matthew Kim

Matthew Kim: Considering Your Congregation When You Preach

Dr. Matthew Kim of Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary discusses how pastors can increase their cultural intelligence and preach better sermons.
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Year in Review: 2018 Was a Difficult One for the Church

ChurchLeaders podcast host Jason Daye talks about the year in review with ChurchLeaders editor Megan Briggs.
Reggie McNeal

Reggie McNeal: The Gospel of the Kingdom Vs. the Gospel of the Church

Reggie McNeal addresses the differences between kingdom-centric churches and church-centric churches in our conversation.
tithe.ly

Dean Sweetman and Frank Barry: What Pastors Need to Know About Year-End Giving

Dean Sweetman and Frank Barry with Tithe.ly discuss what pastors and ministry leaders need to know about year-end giving. The reality is that December is an excellent time to talk about giving, even more so than you may realize.
Jonathan Pokluda

Jonathan Pokluda: Millennials, “Adulting”, and the Church

Jonathan Pokluda leads a group of 3,500 millennials in Dallas, Texas. His best tip for discipling this age group: Don't lower the bar.
Natasha Sistrunk Robinson

Natasha Sistrunk Robinson: A Sojourner’s Journey in the Church

Natasha Sistrunk Robinson discusses the lessons she learned during her service in the military about mentorship and uniting under a common mission. She sees many crossovers between her military training and discipleship in the church.
Gavin Rogers migrant caravan

Gavin Rogers: Why I Joined the Migrant Caravan

 Gavin Rogers serves as an associate pastor of Travis Park United Methodist Church in San Antonio, Texas. Pastor Roger's ministerial work concerns itself with helping...
Lysa Terkeurst

Lysa Terkeurst: How to Lead When Your Private Life Is Being Shaken

Lysa Terkeurst faced a major blow to her marriage and two life-threatening illnesses in a relatively short amount of time. She shares how she managed to keep faith in God and keep leading even while her personal life was being severely shaken.
Bryan Loritts

Bryan Loritts: White Evangelicalism and the Hope I See

“I don’t think privilege in and of itself is the problem. I think the poor stewardship of privilege is the problem," Bryan Loritts says.
Alan Briggs

Alan Briggs: How to Overcome ‘Pastor Overwhelm’

Alan Briggs discusses how pastors and other church leaders can manage expectations—both internal and external—in order to avoid "pastor overwhelm."
Corey Nelson church for children

Corey Nelson: How to Unintentionally Start a Church for Children

When Pastor Corey Nelson took over a pastorate in a very rough neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky, he didn't expect to transform it into a church for children. But that is exactly what God had in mind to help the neighborhood.
Carey Nieuwhof

Carey Nieuwhof: How to Overcome the Cynicism That Saps Leaders of Strength

“Cynicism is subtle, but it’s identifiable because it means, ultimately, the loss of hope," Carey Nieuwhof says.
Ed Stetzer

Ed Stetzer: How to Pastor People in an Age of Outrage

In an age of bitter arguments and divisiveness, Ed Stetzer offers leaders a thoughtful way to approach the hot-button issues of the day.
Craig Groeschel

Craig Groeschel: How to Pastor With Integrity

Craig Groeschel speaks to pastors who are leading in the #metoo era, helping people through dark times, and admitting you don't have all the answers.
Les Parrott

Les Parrott: Lowering the Divorce Rate in the Church by One Third

“Every single percentage point that we drop the divorce rate, the lives of more than a million children are positively impacted," Dr. Les Parrott says.
Andy Stanley podcast

Andy Stanley: Why I Stopped Saying ‘The Bible Says’ When I Preach

In this Andy Stanley podcast, Stanley unpacks his reasoning for eliminating phrases such as "the Bible says..." from our preaching in order to reach the younger generations and return to a more New-Testament model of evangelism.
Michael Frost

Michael Frost: The Church Needs to Get Back to Being Weird

 Michael Frost holds a PhD in "being and doing church" and is the author of several books. He is also the head of the missiology...
Terry Smith

Terry Smith: Dreaming of Diversity in Your Church

“Part of hospitality is being open to people and their dreams.” - Terry Smith
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Garry Poole: Why Evangelism Training Should Be Important to You

"Churches need to develop a very specific evangelism strategy and a very specific evangelism training program," says Garry Poole. This week, Garry shares with us about why churches in the U.S. are struggling with evangelism and what pastors can do about it.