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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.

sin

When We Give Too Much Attention to Satan and Not Enough to Personal Sin

If we are going to grow in holiness, we need to be clear about the relationship between Satan and sin. We err if we shift our focus on Satan to such a degree that we downplay sin in our own hearts and lives.
overlooked

If You’re Feeling Overlooked and Unappreciated…

Do you ever feel overlooked by the world? Take heart—we are handpicked by God.
video marketing

The Secret Pastors Can Learn From Video Marketing

The team from Renderforest recently put together this infographic of video marketing stats, which examines usage trends and data, and will help you understand why video marketing has taken the world by storm.
different people

3 Reasons You Should Learn From Different People

Here's a question I’m working through about learning from different people: Does the breadth of your learning impact the depth of your learning?
prayer

5 Powerful Prayers That Will Super-Charge Your Prayer Life

Prayer enables us to not simply be victims of this world, but to instead be victors. We can move heaven and earth with our prayers, because prayer moves the hand of God on our behalf.
American pastors

17 Reasons American Pastors and Church Leaders Are Asking and Answering All the Wrong...

The Greatest Crisis Facing American Pastors And Church Leaders Is Biblical Illiteracy - How many American pastors and church leaders are willing to go through persecution?  We will soon find out.
deep bible study

What Do People Mean When They Say “We Want Deep Bible Study?”

I’m convinced that sometimes our “deep Bible study” is actually a smoke screen to avoid the real deep work of the Spirit.
concerned about pastors

10 Pastors You Should Have MAJOR Concerns About

I'm concerned about pastors who exhibit particular behaviors. I have been in some form of pastoral ministry for the last 19 years and feel I have some measure of insight into 10 types of pastors you should be concerned about.
2021

What Does Your Church Need From You in 2021?

2020 has been a challenging year, but God is definitely still with us, and it’s our job to lead the way into 2021 with hope and faith.
confessions of a pastor

11 Confessions of a Pastor in 2020

11 Confessions of a Pastor in 2020 - As a pastor writing to pastors, I wanted to take a moment and put words to what I’ve been feeling and, in the process, maybe put words to what you’re feeling. And at the very least, maybe our misery will have some company for a brief time.
Gospel preaching

When Simple Gospel Preaching Doesn’t Seem to Cut It

An encouraging story for pastors to remain faithful in their gospel preaching
plans get Interrupted

When Plans Get Interrupted, What Should You Do?

What do you do when your plans get interrupted? Fume…fuss…cuss? I tend to fume. I recall two experiences that interrupted my well laid-out plans. In the process, I also learned a few important life lessons.
enjoy

The Church I Get to Enjoy

We miss out on enjoying the church we get to enjoy because we long for more. As Ecclesiastes reminds us, we spend a lot of energy striving for more. Sometimes we even get it, only to discover that what we’ve grasped is like a vapor.
sermon topics

7 Powerful Sermon Topics You Should Repeat Often

Repetition is a great teacher.
politics

3 Warning Signs Politics Is Becoming Your Religion

Clearly as Christians we do not want our politics to become our religion. We want to engage politically because we care for our country, because we pray for our leaders, and because we know the policies that are set impact people and the places we live and love.
Holy Spirit

Surrendered to the Holy Spirit

“Who is the Holy Spirit to you?” Wilson responded the only way he knew how: with honesty. “He is nothing to me. I have no contact with Him and could get along quite well without Him.”
time

Sermon Prep for the Non-Vocational Preacher

It’s one of my favorite times of the year—I’m getting ready to preach for the first time in ages. With moving, settling into my new job, traveling for work
leadership

How to Know If Your Leadership Is Abusive

Ministry isn’t easy. Firm leadership and visionary leadership are necessary at times, hard decisions need to be taken and church discipline needs to be exercised, but there can be an overall tone, or an underlying current to a man’s ministry that is far from helpful.
veterans

Eight Ways Churches Can Tangibly Honor Veterans this Veterans Day

My years of experience have confirmed something you probably already know: our Veterans need the Church. With that in mind, here are eight ways your church can give back and tangibly honor Veterans this year:
drifter

How Not to Be a Spiritual Drifter—Plug into the Local Church

Don’t let your ego make you a spiritual drifter, unclaimed and useless to the Universal Church of Jesus Christ.
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CA Churches May Not Have to Convert to ‘Family Friendly’ Strip...

After a California judge ruled strip clubs could remain open during the pandemic, some church leaders defying lockdown orders jokingly said they would convert their churches to family friendly strip clubs. Now, however, they may not have to be so witty after a big SCOTUS win.

New Podcasts

Darryl Strawberry: The Enemy Is After Pastors…So Are You Being Discipled?

"Standing in the pulpit is nothing to play with," says former Major League Baseball player Darryl Strawberry. "The devil will put a choke hold on you. He will strangle you if you're not equipped. I learned that early when I got into ministry."

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.