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Today’s church pastors face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, church leaders need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every church pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a senior pastor, executive pastor, teaching pastor, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Church leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of pastors who look to us for resources and encouragement for church leadership.

Leading your church is not only about preaching and teaching, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.

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Francis Chan: People Need to Know Why We Have No Fear of Death

Christians should not allow fear to rob them of love, joy or peace, says Francis Chan. In fact, because of what Jesus has done for us, we can have no fear of anything, not even death. 
How to Revitalize an Old Church (and Live to Tell the Tale)

How to Revitalize an Old Church (and Live to Tell the Tale)

If we let a church die and go out of business, then bring a new group into the building and start afresh with something different, that's not the way to revitalize anything. We have held a funeral and then birthed a new flock.

Pastor With Coronavirus: This Virus Is Like Sin

“The greatest pandemic to ever hit all of us is that sin caused us all to be separated from God and sin has caused death to come to us all,” Pastor Tim Lewis explains from quarantine.
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Coronavirus, Porn, and Anxiety: When Three Pandemics Converge

We are experiencing a confluence of three pandemics: coronavirus, porn and anxiety. Times of uncertainty like the one we’re in naturally intensify anxiety and powerlessness, and with it, the spread of pornography use.
Does Your Ministry Need More Humor?

Does Your Ministry Need More Humor?

I forget to laugh and smile. That can be dangerous for a youth minister because let’s face it; you need to have a sense of humor to survive. Adolescence is a chaotic time of life filled with so much unpredictability that if you aren’t ready for it, you’ll find yourself defeated.
Why “Forgiveness Is a Gift You Give Yourself” Is a Dangerous Myth

Why “Forgiveness Is a Gift You Give Yourself” Is a Dangerous Myth

Biblical forgiveness is a gift to the offender. We release another person’s debts for their sake and for Christ’s sake. But there are myths surround forgiveness that keep us from biblical forgiveness.
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Every Leader Needs Cultural Intelligence – Do You Have It?

Cultural intelligence is the ability to negotiate cultural practices, leadership nuances, team distinctions, and communication diversity. These skills are learned while interacting with culture....
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In Times of Conflict, Grace Brings Shalom

My wife and I served eleven years in church development, administration, and theological education in West Africa. The outstanding stories of God’s grace at...
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The Surprising Ways This Virus Has Changed Us

After the virus has passed and the health care workers can all breathe a collective sigh of relief while the rest of us go back to work, we will realize we will never be the same. This virus has changed us in surprising ways.
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Should Christian Leaders Ask For Money?

Should Christian leaders ask for money? (This article is excerpted from What the Bible Actually Says About Money: 31 Meditations by Scott Morton) Do we...
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The Church Guide to Coronavirus

Our hope and prayer is that The Church Guide to Coronavirus can help your church develop healthy practices to keep your church attenders safe and to rise up valiantly in these days. The Church Guide to Coronavirus is here to help your church prepare for the potential disruption and gospel opportunities.
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Why Body Abuse and Body Adoration Fail on Both Levels

We live in a world where it is easier to both abuse and adore our bodies. The result is a lot of pressure and a lot of shame. Both body abuse and body adoration fail us for these two reasons.
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Why Scriptural Interpretation Requires Informed Reading

Since we all come with working assumptions that affect interpretation, we ought to try our best to ensure we come with the best assumptions possible.
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The Back Side of the Preaching Ministry

Certainly delivering public messages is what preachers in training want to learn. But there is also what we might call the "back side" that cannot be neglected in considering the preaching ministry.
Why You Aren't a Leader

3 Ways to Ask People to Serve or Give

People are not looking for something else to give to or something else to do. They are looking for something worth their time, money and effort. Here are 3 ways to ask people to serve or give.
Why David's Census Was Wrong

Why David’s Census Was Wrong

Why did the Lord incite David to take the census, and express anger at him afterwards for doing so? Matthew Henry cites five possible reasons that David's census was wrong.
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All’s Well That Ends Well: An Introduction to the Book of Revelation

We also need to know how a story ends; for this we turn to Revelation, the closing act of the biblical drama. In effect, the book of Revelation allows us to peek at the last chapter of human history to see ending of the Bible's grand narrative.
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5 Examples of Pastoral Letters About the Coronavirus

What information about the coronavirus outbreak should you put in your pastoral letter to your congregation? Here are some ideas from five pastors around the U.S.
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Don’t Quarantine the Great Commission

It is wise for church leaders to heed the advice of authorities and practice caution in light of the coronavirus. However, don't let the virus quarantine the Great Commission.
The Gift of a Decline in the Stock Market

The Gift of a Decline in the Stock Market

A decline in the stock market is a gift for us Christians because it helps us evaluate how firm of a grip greed has on our hearts. A decline in the stock market is a gift because it helps us evaluate if we are stewards or if we are owned by what we think we own.
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Hundreds Pray for Couple’s Frightening Coronavirus Journey

When both his parents were hospitalized, Young Life leader Tyler Olen Marcus reached out to his friends on Facebook to pray for their recovery from coronavirus. More than 800 people commented that they were joining with Tyler's family for the much-needed miracle.

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Daniel Grothe: Who Are the 80-Year-Olds You Want to Be Like?

"There is a constellation of sages," says Daniel Grothe, "that the Lord will situate around all of our lives.” But like wisdom in the Bible, these wise men and women have to be pursued.

Senior Pastors

Today’s church pastors face daunting cultural and leadership challenges. More than ever, church leaders need leadership resources and pastoral resources to enable them to advance the gospel of Jesus in these challenging times. ChurchLeaders.com is dedicated to providing resources and information for every church pastor. If you serve on a church staff as a senior pastor, executive pastor, teaching pastor, or any other pastoral role, you’ll find must-have pastoral and connections to a community of church leaders for greater Kingdom impact worldwide.

Church leaders from every denomination find ideas, encouragement, inspiration, teaching tips, and support they are looking for here at ChurchLeaders.com. Join millions of pastors who look to us for resources and encouragement for church leadership.

Leading your church is not only about preaching and teaching, but it is also about your relationship with Jesus. You will also find inspiration, encouragement, and help to keep your relationship with God strong and vibrant.