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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.

beyond COVID

3 Factors for Leading Into The Future — Beyond COVID

Right now, we’re in-between pre-COVID-19 and post-COVID-19. What if God is using this time to prepare us for greater impact and purpose?
pastoring

Pastoring: The Gloriously Grueling Gift

my assessment of the current experience of pastoring is consistent with what I have heard from others: Pastoring is hard.
weight of the world

Does Social Media Burden You With the Weight of the World?

I was envious of the freedom they were evidently experiencing. They were not carrying the weight of the world, burdens they did not need to carry.
altar

The Altar: A Meeting Place With God

Are you in a period of no “altars” or “sacrifices” to the Lord? Has your slavery to sin kept you from drawing near to God?
sermon outline

How to Format a Sermon Outline

I have been preaching for 22 years, and I’ve tried every kind of sermon outline in the pulpit. From the back of napkins to printed PowerPoint slides; from 4,000 word manuscripts to a one-page outline. I’ve tried them all.
Calvinism

Preach the Bible, Not Calvinism

Preach the Bible instead of Calvinism because the Bible’s words are God-breathed, not our theological formulations.
counter-cultural

Counter-Cultural: Submit to God or Conform to Culture

Following Jesus is counter-cultural in every society, though often in different ways.
David Cassidy

Longing for a Father: A Story About David Cassidy

David Cassidy longed to be known and accepted by his earthly father. It doesn't appear he was granted either of those things. Perhaps a relationship with the heavenly Father could have saved him the heartache he suffered.
Generous Church: Ten Top Characteristics

Generous Church: Ten Top Characteristics

Everyone sees the problems with giving; here is a vision for some solutions.
people aren't coming back

Two Scary Reasons Church People Aren’t Coming Back to Church

As the pandemic wanes, people aren't coming back to church. As far as I can tell, they divide into two separate categories.
prayers for pastors 10 Prayers Pastors Should Pray Every Day

10 Powerful Prayers for Pastors to Pray Every Day

These 10 prayers for pastors could really turn a rough day around in a hurry!
speaking in tongues

What Is Speaking in Tongues?

New Christians and old Christians alike usually ask the same questions when it comes to discussing speaking in tongues. Hopefully, this can give you a starting place as you search for a deeper understanding regarding the spiritual gift of speaking in tongues.
pastors quitting

Are More Pastors Quitting Today?

Talk of pastors quitting today is often not appreciated by other pastors. A pastor shouldn’t have to walk away from their job at a church for others to realize the job is hard.
sermons and teaching

Share Your Sermons and Teaching on Amazon Alexa

StreamingChurchTV has a new concept that gives pastors and teachers a new platform for giving millions of people access to their sermons and teaching through Amazon Alexa devices.
fresh wind

Hillsong Worship Offers Fresh Take on ‘Fresh Wind,’ Sets Streaming Record

Hillsong Worship's "Fresh Wind" has garnered the highest U.S. audio streaming debut for any song from Hillsong so far—and it is also part of a newly released medley.
a pastor's heart

10 Heartaches of Being a Pastor

A pastor's heart often goes through heartache. I make no claim that pastors are perfect people. We can be arrogant and uncaring at times. But at the same time, most pastors I know are genuine, faithful followers of God who love their congregations.
kids will remember

7 Things Your Kids Will Remember About You

Guess what? Kids will remember what they love about you. As parents, we tend to stress about things that actually don’t matter that much, but here are 7 important things in life that your kids will not forget!
new pastor

10 Things a Potential New Pastor Would Want to Know About a Church

Here are 10 things I’d want to know about your church if I were considering a new pastor role there.
women in the Southern Baptist Convention

How Women in the Southern Baptist Convention Have Fought for Decades to Be Ordained

I was ordained as a Southern Baptist minister in 1993, and I know the opposition to women in the Southern Baptist Convention being ordained. But many denominational leaders, seminaries and local churches have supported the practice.
preaching-topics

Pastor, I’m Calling You Out on Your Preaching Topics

Scroll through the last 24 months and make a list of what the world has been talking about. We should have no trouble coming up with preaching topics.
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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.