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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.

How to Refuel Your Life in Mid-Flight

How to Refuel Your Life in Mid-Flight

As a pastor, you need to learn how to refuel your life in mid-flight. You can’t just hop off to a tropical island every time you get tired and discouraged. You have to keep going. You have to learn how to recharge yourself in the middle of your hectic lifestyle.
Declining Attendance And 7 Preaching Shifts That Are Happening Right Now

Declining Attendance and 7 Preaching Shifts That Are Happening Right Now

The challenge is that culture is changing so rapidly, fewer and fewer people are hearing the message every year. At least that’s the case in many, if not most, churches.
The Deacon Every Pastor (Should) Love

The Deacon Every Pastor (Should) Love

In a lot of churches, deacons get a bad rap. I understand that. But I'd propose that a deacon can and should be among the pastor's best friends and confidants.
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John Piper: This Is Why We Can Be Confident in the Accuracy of Scripture

What Christians know about Jesus and the gospel he espoused is found in the Bible.  But can we be sure the Bible contains Christ’s true message? Are there errors in the Bible?
How to Know If You Are Gentle in the Biblical Sense

How to Know if You Are Gentle in the Biblical Sense

“And the Lord's servant must not be quarrelsome but kind to everyone, able to teach, patiently enduring evil, correcting his opponents with gentleness."
cincinnati bible way church 8 Areas Where Pastors Wish They Were Better Equipped

8 Areas Where Pastors Wish They Were Better Equipped

I thank God for pastors. They are often criticized, second-guessed, underpaid and expected to do too many things. Pastors would be perfect if they were simply omniscient, omnipotent and omnipresent.
How To Perform A Wedding

How to Perform a Wedding

As a pastor for 10 years, I’ve performed my share of weddings, and I still get a bit nervous. So if you’ve never done it before, it’s incredibly intimidating.
What Really Happened in the Garden of Gethsemane

What Really Happened in the Garden of Gethsemane

When you look at the scene of Jesus praying in the Garden of Gethsemane, he does not appear to be going to his death with the courage that we might have expected. In fact, he appears weak—almost scared.
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The VeggieTales Theme Remix You Need to Drop Everything to Watch

If you grew up Christian in America, you grew up watching VeggieTales. This is the remix you need to see.
How To Create Healthy Boundaries

How to Create Healthy Boundaries

The truth is, your pastoral leadership is closely tied to your personal health. And your personal health is directly impacted by how well you plan, prioritize and stick to your schedule.
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How to Effectively Plan a Year of Preaching

The key to a good sermon is careful planning. Here's how to write a sermon plan for an entire year.
One Measure You Can’t Afford to Overlook in Your Ministry

One Measure You Can’t Afford to Overlook in Your Ministry

Sadly, through the years we have reduced disciplemaking to decisions, baptisms or converts. Even church leaders get confused with the mission.
7 Warning Signs You are Drifting from God

7 Warning Signs You Are Drifting From God

How can you tell if you’re drifting? Here's a list of early warning signs.
Dallas Willard: The Secret to Ministry Satisfaction

Dallas Willard: The Secret to Ministry Satisfaction

There is a place for effort, but it never earns anything and must never take the place of God with us.
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Reflections of a Female Seminary Professor

I had not set out to be a seminary professor. In fact, I didn’t think seminary was a place for a woman…
1 thessalonians 5 Church Members Must Watch Their Elders’ Life & Doctrine

Church Members Must Watch Their Elders’ Life & Doctrine

Church members are called to honor, love and respect their elders. They should also hold them accountable.
4 Suggestions for Balancing the Highs and Lows of Ministry

4 Suggestions for Balancing the Highs and Lows of Ministry

Some days are always better than others, but learning how to deal with the highs and lows is a major key in sustaining yourself for ministry long-term.
5 Stages of Recovery When Toxic People Leave the Church

5 Stages of Recovery When Toxic People Leave the Church

Pastors and other church leaders are often hesitant to deal with toxicity in the church. I get it. It’s just more conflict, confrontation and possible loss of members.
Why is Sex Outside of Marriage So Destructive?

Tim Keller Answers: Why Is Sex Outside of Marriage So Destructive?

Sex outside of marriage is a way of receiving fulfillment and pleasure but not actually a giving of oneself.
Eight Areas Where Pastors Wish They Were Better Equipped

Eight Areas Where Pastors Wish They Were Better Equipped

Pastors aren't perfect but just about all wish they were better equipped.
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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.