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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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10 Symptoms of a Sick Church

While there are many potential characteristics of a sick church, I have found 10 symptoms to be consistently common.
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Can You Be a Follower of Jesus and Not Be ‘Churchy’? After Reconstructing, Lecrae...

Christian hip hop artist Lecrae recently shared that after deconstructing and reconstructing his faith, he no longer feels he has to be “churchy.”  
types of credibility

2 Types of Credibility and Why You Need Them Both

There are two types of credibility. Both personal and professional credibility are essential for the leader. The former is about character and integrity. The latter is about execution and faithfully and skillfully doing one’s job.
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The Spiritual Battle With Weight Loss

Today we talk about weight loss. The physical side of weight loss will happen in a lot of different ways for various people. But there’s a spiritual dimension to weight loss that we all need to be aware of.
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7 Kinds of People You Can’t Afford to Keep

The people you are most afraid of losing are the people you most need to lose. Truthfully, you can’t afford to keep them.
volunteer leaders

Ed Stetzer: The Importance of Volunteer Leaders in the Church

Volunteers who are leaders are essential to the life and growth of a church.
mega-church

Carey Nieuwhof: 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Copy a Megachurch

Become a student of church models, not a blind follower of megachurches. Here are five reasons not to that I’ve both experienced personally and observed widely among other church leaders, as well as five ways to better adopt the practices you see and admire.
Don't Quit

You Will Fail Sometimes. Don’t Quit

we’ll wake up one morning and realize that we are a whole lot more like Jesus than we were twenty years ago. Don't quit: Growth is slow. But He is patient.
jesus test

No One Has Scored At Least 10/15 In This Tricky Jesus Test

100 college students were given this 15-question tricky Jesus test and no one got at least 10/15 correctly. Can you?
life after ministry

5 Things I’ve Learned Since Leaving Full-Time Ministry

Ever wondered if there's life after ministry? Here are some things I’ve learned—in darkness, pain, healing and a new lease on life—since leaving vocational ministry.
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NBA Wisdom: 8 Giannis Antetokounmpo Quotes

If you have a problem with being not focused in the present, or too much focused on the past, the following Giannis Antetokounmpo quotes are for you.
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The Role of a Pastor: 16 Things People Never See

What is the role of a pastor when he's not preaching? The pastor wears many hats. Some of them of which you may not even be aware.
Introduction. Explanation. Application. – A More Effective Way to Write Sermons

A Guide to Effective Preaching – Introduction. Explanation. Application.

If you're wondering how to have more effective preaching, consider the sermon writing process that I use and teach: “Introduction. Explanation. Application.”
heroic leadership

Heroic Leadership Positions Other People to Be Heroes

If anyone needs to be recognized heroic leadership, it’s these leaders. That’s exactly why point leaders need to ensure they are never “hero hogging.”
christian leader qualities

10 Characteristics of Christian Leaders

Christian leader qualities, as indicated in 1 Timothy 3:1-15 and Titus 1:5-9, should be the core of the approach to leadership.
lifting of hands in worship

10 Things You Should Know About Lifting of Hands in Worship

Worship involves our bodies as well as our hearts and minds. Our posture tells a story.
what real love means

What Real Love Means – God is Real!

There are many good and compelling arguments for the existence of God and the unique truth of Christianity, what real love means is that nothing explains the powerful existence of love like the powerful existence of the triune God who in love sent the Son to die for sinners.
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7 Deadly Statements of Church Members

Church member, how much do you consider what not to say at your church? There are some statements that can prove harmful, even deadly, to a congregation.
what to wear to church

What to Wear to Church on Sunday: Does It Really Matter?

What should Christians wear to Sunday service, particularly in the morning, which is traditionally more formal? Is this question even worth talking about? I'd like to offer a few thoughts on this topic here.

4 Mentoring Pitfalls Every Leader Must Know

When we are mentoring someone, there are areas of our leadership that the enemy would like to capitalize on to bring us – and the person we are mentoring – down.
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Some Christians Labeled Simone Biles a ‘Quitter,’ ‘Selfish,’ ‘Sociopath’—But Pastors Should...

Olympic gymnast and international superstar Simone Biles shocked the world when she withdrew from the team final. Her decision received widespread support, as well as a surprising level of backlash.

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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.