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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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A Holy Marriage Is a Happy Marriage … Here’s Why

It's a bold statement to say that a holy marriage is a happy marriage. Read this article to find out why. Gary Thomas, bestselling author and international speaker lays the foundation for a holy and happy marriage.
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What to Do When You’ve Stopped Growing

Ever feel like you’re stuck? Like you've stopped growing? You’re not alone! If you try to lead at all, you are definitely going to go through seasons where you feel like you’ve plateaued.
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How to Talk to Your Kids About Sex at Every Age

Have you been dreading “The Talk” with your kids? You know the one I’m talking about. The talk about “the birds and the bees” which actually has nothing at all to do with birds or bees. Let’s call it what it is. We’re talking about SEX. Curious about how to talk to your kids about sex?
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Claim Victory to Help You in the Fight Against Sin

When you claim victory, it will help you in the fight no matter where you are in your Christian journey. Suppose in your old life...
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If Your Local Church Disappeared, Would You Notice?

If your local church disappeared would the community notice? Would they feel the impact of you leaving? If the answer to that is “no”...
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10 Things That Can Happen When Churches Don’t Admit and Adjust to Church Decline

There are 10 things that can happen when churched don't admit and adjust to church decline. I didn’t want to write this post, as...
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Pastors Are Tempted by These 7 DEADLY Diseases of Pastoral Ministry

Pastors, have you been infected by any of these ministry diseases?
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17 Ways Pastors Can Hit the Refresh Button

Every pastor who still wants to be in the ministry five years from now needs to take a day or two off each quarter...
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Train Your Children for the World They Will Live In (not the one you...

As parents, you must train your children for the world they live in instead of the one you want them to live in. This...
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Two Huge Considerations Before Preaching on Stewardship

I worry about pastors who never take the time for preaching on stewardship. Whether they call it tithing or simply giving to the Lord,...
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Jackie Hill Perry on Why You Need to Be Willing to Share Your Story...

To every Christian, Jackie Hill Perry says, "You need to share your story." In a recent talk, Perry encouraged her listeners to share their stories with others even as she herself modeled the power of doing so. 
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Why Smaller Churches Are Making a Comeback

Smaller churches are poised to make a comeback. I’m serious. I see too many signs and indicators to believe otherwise. For certain, I know the bad...
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The 4 Most Productive Hours of My Week

I received an undergrad degree in industrial and systems engineering. IE's, as they are called, are sometimes referred to as efficiency experts. Whether that's true...
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5 Ways You Can Start Hearing From God

Have you ever wanted God to speak to you?
nehemiah

How to Lead the 5 Most Difficult People

As a church leader, I’m confident you love and care about people, but if you have been leading for more than one week, you...
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7 Lies Christians Believe About Sex

"Today, I see sex as a beautiful, powerful gift from God. But getting to this point wasn’t easy."
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8 Faulty Assumptions of a Non-Growing Church

Most churches are not growing. Not every non-growing church gives evidence of the following faulty assumptions; nevertheless, many do, and these assumptions help us...
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How Life Is Good, Even When It Isn’t

In the United States, we celebrate Independence Day—the 4th of July.  Culturally speaking, it is the ideal summer holiday. Friends, sunshine, and fireworks commemorate...
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8 Preaching Convictions: What Do You Firmly Believe?

Our preaching convictions will come through when we preach, when we prepare, and when we prioritize our week. con·vic·tion /kənˈvikSH(ə)n/ 2. a firmly held belief or opinion....
Bible study

The Ridiculous Emphasis Christians Place on Bible Study

"Most Christians today assume that to be a Christian means to have a personal relationship with the Bible instead of the risen Jesus."
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JD Greear: Here Is How to Keep the Gospel, Not Politics,...

JD Greear says, “Church-defining issues are the gospel, and we can disagree on secondary matters even with unity in primary ones.” At times this might seem impossible, but this week on our podcast, JD shares how to prioritize the gospel over any other issue...even politics.

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.