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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.

Behind on Your Church's Budget: 7 Steps to Get Back on Track

Behind on Your Church’s Budget: 7 Steps to Get Back on Track

Some churches will meet and exceed their budgets this year. But there are far more churches (maybe yours?) who will “just get by” or who won’t reach their church budget this year.
3 Common Misconceptions of Calvinism

3 Common Misconceptions of Calvinism

What is Calvinism? Those who are reformed like to think of it as biblical Christianity.
How to Write a Sermon (Based on 38 Years of Preaching and 2000+ Sermons)

How to Write a Sermon (Based on 38 Years of Preaching and 2,000+ Sermons)

Here are a few things I have learned in the past 38 years on how to write a sermon.
is the bible reliable Do the Gospels Contradict Themselves?

Do the Gospels Contradict Themselves? Is the Bible Reliable?

A consequence of having four records of the same life is that there are many overlapping sections among accounts and many opportunities for narratives to differ from each other. This fact has some people asking "Is the Bible reliable?"
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No, Jesus Is Not “re-sacrificed” at the Catholic Mass

Have you ever heard someone say that “Catholics believe they are re-sacrificing Jesus” in the Catholic Mass?
bible interpretation

Poor Bible Interpretation Lets Us “Believe” the Bible While Denying What It Actually Says

In order to delight and meditate on the law of the Lord, we must understand correctly what Scripture actually says. So how is our Bible interpretation?
thought patterns

5 Thought Patterns That Hurt Your Leadership

If you’re aware of what they are, you’re much less likely to fall into one of these traps of hurtful and unproductive thought patterns.
Natalie Grant

Watch Natalie Grant’s Powerful Testimony to Senate Committee

On November 28, 2018, Christian musician Natalie Grant testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the topic of sex trafficking.
12 Recommended Books on Preaching

12 Recommended Books on Preaching

We at Southeastern Seminary have an incredible preaching faculty, including Danny Akin, Jim Shaddix, Scott Pace, Dwayne Milioni and Ronjour Locke. Actually, while I had...
Tim Tebow: Jocy’s Journey to Healing

Everyone Admitted to Tim Tebow’s Hospital Hears the Gospel

In the following video, Tim Tebow shares his heart behind his philanthropic work in the Philippines.
Pastor: What to Pray When Your Ministry is on the Line

Pastor: What to Pray When Your Ministry Is on the Line

God’s servants are well within their rights to pray, “Father, let these people know You are God in this place—and that I’m Your servant!”
3 Reasons You Should Preach through Ezekiel

3 Reasons You Should Preach Through Ezekiel

Unless you’re one of those people who is into arcane prophecy and end-times speculation, why should you preach the book of Ezekiel? Here are three reasons.
When a Pastor Commits Suicide

When a Pastor Commits Suicide

Yet another pastor committed suicide. But this time, he was my close friend. And so I keep asking myself: How do I make sense of this?
Church Revitalization: Keep the Doors of Your Church Open

Church Revitalization: Keep the Doors of Your Church Open

According to some estimates, anywhere from 4,000 to 7,000 local congregations die each year. Leadership Journal maintains that 340,000 churches in America have plateaued, are declining or are on the verge of death.
Mary and Joseph

Can You See the Advent From God’s Perspective?

Mary and Joseph were some of the first people who anticipated Jesus' earthly arrival. You could say they experienced their own season of advent, or waiting.

3 Takeaways for Preaching in a Celebrity Preacher Culture

It's understandable that a pastor might have a desire to "measure up" to famous preachers. But it's essential in our culture of celebrity preachers for pastors simply to be who God has called them to be.
i love church

Jesus Loves “Mediocre” Churches (and So Do I)

I love church and think churches are in good company if the members feel "mediocre" when they compare themselves to the world. Rather than trying to be like the world, stick to what matters most. Preach well, pray well and love well.

Francis Chan: Stop Idolizing Your Family

“Not only are you missing out on life, but we are turning away our children by the droves because our lives are not the adventure they see in Scripture."
Sleep with Your Boots On armor

Sleep With Your Boots on—Spiritual War

Satan has a file on you, and he is working it every minute of every day to make sure you fall.
Let's Stop Over-Interpreting the Greek Words for Love

Let’s Stop Over-Interpreting the Greek Words for Love

Here's why we should just stop categorizing these Greek words for love as fundamentally and essentially different kinds or qualities of love.
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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.