20 Truths from ‘Spiritual Detox: Discovering the Joy of Liberating Confession’

Confession is not a journey of depressing introspection but life-transforming liberation, heavenly joy that transcends earthly circumstances.

Michael Flynn Is Wrong. Christians Shouldn’t Mandate One Religion for Everyone in America.

In a recent speech, Michael Flynn followed the pattern of Christian nationalism by taking a biblical passage and applying it to the United States. "You have to believe this, that God Almighty is, like, involved in this country...This is the shining city on the hill," Flynn said. Hint: It’s not.

Voices with Ed Stetzer: “Silent No More? Political Activism in the Asian American Church”

On  June 28, 2020, as well over 1,000 Asian American Christians in Chicagoland gathered for a demonstration in support of black dignity and pride which was initiated by the Asian American Christian Collaborative.

Voices with Ed Stetzer: Standing Between White Privilege and Black Disprivilege: An Asian American Perspective

As a minority immigrant, I’ve personally encountered racism in both overt and subtle ways. I’ve witnessed the glass ceiling, aka bamboo ceiling, limit Asian Americans even in religious organizations.

Ed Stetzer: Pastors and Power, Part 4 – Gospel Power

Here are five practical ways pastors and church leaders can properly and biblically use gospel power to help foster healthy churches and communities.

Ed Stetzer: Pastors and Power, Part 3 – Learning from Jesus About Power

Jesus schooled the world on how to understand and exert power. If pastors and church leaders are going to understand and exert power well and guard against its misuse and abuse, we must learn from Him.

Discipleship: The Convergence of the Missio Dei and the Imago Dei

Discipleship is all about learning what it really means to be human as God originally intended.

Three Questions Suffering People Ask Jesus and Three Responses Jesus Gives

When we experience suffering, we often ask Jesus some poignant questions. Here's what he has to say to us in the midst of our darkest moments.

When the Cultural Climate Gets Political, How Does the Church Stay Missional?

It almost goes without saying that America is living with a toxic political environment. In the midst of that, here are six things the Church can do to stay missional.

Ed Stetzer: Pastors and Power, Part 2 – Pastoral Abuse of Power

Pastoral abuse of power can lead to the misuse of authority, the mishandling of finances, the sexual harassment of adults, the abuse of children, and a myriad of other sins. It's always disastrous.

How the Fall Affected Evangelism

From the time of Adam and Eve’s Fall in the Garden, there are at least four reasons why believers find it difficult to engage with evangelism.

Listening is an A.R.T.

In the same way that creating and delivering sermons is an A.R.T., listening to them is an A.R.T. to be cultivated as well.

Preaching is an A.R.T.

Preaching is an A.R.T. Here's how this helpful acronym can empower you to preach sermons that make a transformative impact.

Ed Stetzer: Pastors and Power, Part 1 – The Place of Power

Power is all around us, and in fact, it is within us. Pastors and church leaders should seek to recover a biblical understanding of power by understanding the subtlety, scope, and stewardship of power.

Church Decline and Recovery During COVID-19

What is the true state of church attendance patterns over the past year-and-a-half? The National COVID-19 Church Attendance Project examines whether people are returning to church after the pandemic.

Sharing the Gospel With a Post-Christian World: Insights From Thessalonica

Looking at Paul's work as a missionary in Thessalonica, here are four principles for how we can "reason, explain, and prove" to a post-Christian, postmodern world how Jesus is the Christ.

How to Keep Christ in Christmas While Allowing Santa to Tag Along

Here are three ways to keep Jesus as the center of Christmas while still including Santa in your Christmas festivities. 

Four Ways to Kill a Gospel Movement

Even in the margins of society, God can ignite movements on the fringes that impact the center of culture. The reality is, we are in desperate need of God doing that again. Here four ways to kill a gospel movement and how to avoid making those mistakes.

Three Kinds of Lost People Who Need to Be Found

Because of our sin, humans tend to hide from God. This is what Adam and Eve did in the garden, and it's what people do today. In our hiding, we become lost. Here are three kinds of lost people who need to be found.

Engaging Culture Well: How to Share Your Faith Critically and Contextually Today

To engage culture, you need to understand whom you're speaking to and where they’re coming from. Only then do you learn how to share your faith in a way others can recognize and relate to.

Co-Founder of ‘Dating App for the Right Wing’ Expects To Draw...

The Right Stuff, a new dating app aimed at political conservatives, launched on Friday, Sept. 30. Former Trump aide John McEntee and and former Trump appointee Daniel Huff co-founded the app, which is billed as “a dating app for the right wing.”

Eric Geiger: What the ‘Alarming’ State of Theology Report Means for...

Eric Geiger joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to discuss the recently released The State of Theology report, which Geiger calls “alarming.” But there is still some good news for church leaders.