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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.

bride of Christ

When Speaking About the Bride of Christ

We need to examine how we are speaking to and about the bride of Christ. After all, "from heaven he came and sought her, to be his holy bride; with his own blood he bought her and for her life he died."
church is essential

Church Is Essential. Your Form of Church Is Not

We must insist that church is essential, but we must be careful not to subtly or overtly send the signal that our form of church is better than some other form.
health and fitness

Why Isn’t Spiritual Health and Fitness Taken Seriously?

Why isn’t spiritual health and fitness taken seriously? We are in danger of neglecting what it means to be human as God intended; the spirit is not a fraction of our humanity - it is integral to our humanity.
false gospel

The False Gospel of Visionary Success

The false gospel of visionary success promises much but leaves us feeling pressured and empty if they don’t succeed, or even if they do.
Sunday school

3 Ways Sunday School Is Going Back to Our New Testament Roots

Even during a pandemic, there are 3 ways Sunday School is going back to its New Testament roots. Groups are meeting again. Here’s what’s taking place.
church pain

8 Reasons Church Pain Can Be the Worst Pain

If you haven’t been through church pain, you probably will. 8 Reasons Church Pain Can Be the Worst Pain We’re all fallen people—redeemed sinners—which means we...
pastor needs

What Your Pastor Needs From You (From a Pastor)

After troubling news of another ministry leader succumbing to the pressure of his job, this letter from pastor Neil seems particularly pertinent.
churches

5 Ways Churches Will Have Changed One Year From Now

While it is admittedly difficult to project trends in typical times, it is exceedingly difficult to do so in a time of pandemic headed for, hopefully, a post-quarantine era. Because we hear from so many church leaders and church members, allow me to venture where local churches will be in one year.
fasting and prayer

3 Ways Fasting and Prayer Opens Doors

Every follower of Christ who seeks God with fasting and prayer can experience sudden and surprising open doors of spiritual opportunity, even if those open doors were never apparent before.
left legalism

How I Left Legalism Without Leaving God

It's possible. I left legalism. And I didn't leave God. Here's how I left legalism without leaving God.
Scripture

Scripture or Experience, Which Matters Most?

Do you use Scripture to evaluate experience, or do you use your experience to evaluate Scripture? The big issue, however, is what is primary.
loving Jesus

You Can’t Love Jesus Without Loving His Local Church

Have you ever heard someone say, “I am into Jesus, but I hate church"?
Romans 13

3 Views of Submission to Government From Romans 13

Take a more careful look at Romans 13 and hopefully bring out some nuance that I fear many modern American Christians have lost when it comes to Paul’s interaction with Caesar.
new wine

This Is Why You Don’t Put New Wine in an Old Wineskin

Don’t be satisfied with the old wine of your traditions and risk refusing the new wine of Christ’s grace. If you are pertinaciously clinging to an inappropriate, legalistic tradition, there’s something you can do today… let it go!
preach to a camera

7 Secrets When You Preach to a Camera

You feel their energy. You read body language to know if they are engaged. You know if you are going too long or if you are connecting or not. And then covid hit. Now you preach to a camera in an empty room.
Eucharist

Francis Chan on Transubstantiation: ‘Don’t Know Where I Land Yet’

Francis Chan sits down with Hank Hanegraaff and K.P. Yohannan to discuss the early church's views on the Eucharist.
Pastor Eric Mason

Pastor Eric Mason: The Biblical Case for Reparations

If someone has been forgiven by Jesus, do they still need to pay reparations for harm done to others? Pastor Eric Mason thinks the Bible lays out a very strong argument for reparations and restitution.
politics

Toxic Politics and the Third Way

These are no longer peripheral issues we can ignore. Politics affects us even when we are sleeping.
false teachers

False Teachers and the People Who Follow Them

Some false teachers aren’t just misinformed. Some are narcissistic and proud. Some are evil. Not everyone who has something to say about God is motivated by good. Their character is off. Their devotion to God is fake. Some have the appearance of godliness, but deny its power.
preacher's wife

What Not to Say to a Preacher’s Wife

"If we call your husband, what do you bring to the church? Getting a good preacher’s wife is like getting two for the price of one." And over 50 things to NEVER say to a preacher's wife.
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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.