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Pastors

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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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Worship the Man

The Holy Spirit gives us an ample amount of proofs of the deity of Christ in Scripture.
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The Deacon Every Pastor (Should) Love

The truth is, the average deacon in most churches does good work. While I hear and read a lot about controlling or apathetic deacons, I want to talk the deacons that pastors should cherish.
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4 Reasons You Should Preach Through Haggai

The central message for God’s people in Haggai is, “Don’t be distracted nor discouraged in a day of small things. God is working to ensure he will receive great glory”.
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What Do I Do If I Want to Quote a Fallen Pastor in My...

I typically preach from a full manuscript. I know, I know, you aren’t supposed to do that. But it works for me. And I...
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Communicating Truth to a Lost Generation

“What is truth?” Pilate asked Jesus this critical question, but unfortunately did not wait for an answer. We read that after Pilate asked, he then...
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7 Surprisingly Simple Ways To Become More Productive

Ever notice your day seems to vaporize and you wonder what happened to all your best intentions? 7 Surprisingly Simple Ways To Become More Productive You’re...

No More Confrontational Evangelism Please

Confrontational evangelism: "the kind of evangelism that communicates the Gospel in an abrasive, in-your-face way." I'll never forget taking an outside escalator in Las Vegas...

Ascension: The Present-Tense of the Gospel

Because of the Ascension of Jesus, the Gospel is a present-tense gospel. The Ascension tells us Jesus is Lord right now at this time.
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WATCH: Flatirons Community Church Pastor on Why He Needs a Break

Jim Burgen, lead pastor of Flatirons Community Church in Colorado, announced a few days ago that he would be taking a six-month sabbatical. In the video, Burgen expressed gratitude toward the men who were willing to help him see his blind spots.
6 Types of Donors Your Church Should Regularly Thank

6 Types of Donors Your Church Should Regularly Thank

As a church leader, are you wondering how you’re going to make this year’s budget? Have you looked at your donations and felt concerned they’re...
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10 Ways the Enemy Robs Us of Our Christian Joy

The enemy often seeks to destroy our Christian joy so that our witness for Christ loses its effectiveness.
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What Billy Graham Can Teach Us About Failing as a Father

Sadly, broken relationships are part of the human existence as well. Your failure and brokenness does not need to define you or your fatherhood.
In Leadership, Be Innovative and Creative, But Don’t Forget Your Soul!

In Leadership, Be Innovative and Creative, but Don’t Forget Your Soul!

This is the age of innovative ministry techniques and methodologies. We’re mad with creativity, which I love by the way, but at times we...
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How Tribalism Is Hurting Bible Translation

Unless you are well-versed in biblical Hebrew and New Testament Greek, you don't have the authority to tell your congregation which is the "best Bible translation."
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If You Are Lonely in Kingdom Work, You Have Only Yourself to Blame

A lot of pastors today find themselves lonely in ministry. But Scripture shows us leaders like the Apostle Paul didn't appear to be lonely. They were surrounded by brothers and sisters in Christ doing Kingdom work just like they were.
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Confronting Entitlement as a Young Minister

We all could use a reminder to fight a sense of entitlement, but maybe even more so the younger we are in ministry.
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Is Livestreaming Right For Your Church? A Short Guide

With countless people on social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, YouTube), and the cost-effectiveness of livestreaming, many churches have jumped into these waters face first. Here is a church livestreaming guide so you can figure out if livestreaming is right for you.
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Toddler Baptism and the Loss of Half the Kids

Could infant baptism be why we create a spiritual crisis—or at best confusion—later on in life that leads kids away from their spiritual roots rather than cementing them?
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3 ‘Gospels’ That Are Pressuring Young Women

Church, young women are on the ledge. They are poised to jump in the face of the pressures that surround them. They desperately need the Truth—so let’s give it to them faithfully and relentlessly.
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A Conversation With a Scientologist

Have you ever wondered, "What do scientologists believe?" I never had a chance to talk to a real Scientologist until recently. And my heart broke with compassion for the person I spoke to.
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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.