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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.

turning the corner

5 Indicators Your Church Is Turning the Corner

So, you want to see your church change positively. But how can you measure it? What are some indicators your church is turning the corner?
God's law

How I Love Your Law

God's law is filled with His own character and goodness. We should love it more than we do, and those who preach and teach should be careful to use the law the way it was designed to be used.
living in the past

How to Stop Living in the Past So You Don’t Miss Your Future

Are you living in the past? If there’s something from your past that you are holding on to, there’s a great chance you haven’t attached yourself to something new in your present or toward your future.
sin

A Second Adam to the Fight…

Many people simply seek to avoid dealing with sin as long as they possibly can. Others attempt to get rid of their sin by cleaning themselves up
Legalism

How to Diagnose Subtle Legalism

What is legalism? It's not easily detectable, but if you know what to look for, you can usually spot it and root it out. One of the primary symptoms of legalism is becoming irritable and frustrated at God’s grace poured out to others.
toxic person

Toxic People Aren’t Your Fault

If you marry a toxic person and show extraordinary love, concern, care and compassion; if you go out of your way to be a model spouse to a toxic person, that toxic person will still most likely turn on you because that’s what toxic people do.
spiritual attack

Russell Moore on the Need to Be Aware of True Spiritual Attack

What do you think of when you hear the phrase, "spiritual attack"? In a recent video, Dr. Russell Moore explained some errors Christians make in regard to spiritual warfare, one of which is a tendency to ignore it altogether. 
Controlling

A Remedy for Controlling Personalities (Like Mine)

In an effort to be controlling, we lose control. In an effort to make people better according to our definition of better, we make people feel worse.
best leaders

8 Characteristics of ‘The Best Leaders I’ve Known’, According to Incarcerated Men

This list created by incarcerated men, talks about the 8 Characteristics that make up the very best leaders.
love of God

Hounded by Hesed

We may be in despair, debilitated, distressed, distracted or even facing death but nothing can and will separate us from the love of God.
When a Superior Person Struggles With Envy

When a Superior Person Struggles With Envy

A person struggles with envy, he is fixated on the gap between himself and the person with whom he compares himself. Such fixation will kill a person.
You Need to Be Inconvenienced for Your Church

You Need to Be Inconvenienced for the Church

Let’s boil this down so we can see what's really at stake. Our aversion to being inconvenienced for the church reveals our lack of hunger for Jesus.
When Churches Want a Pastor Who Can "Bring in Young Families"

When Churches Want a Pastor Who Can “Bring in Young Families”

"We need to call a Pastor who knows how to shift congregational culture."
being single

Is It OK to Be Single?

In today's society, we emphasize marriage so much that we believe that being single represents a lesser state... that's not true and here's why.
keep people coming back to church

Gallup Research: What Keeps People Coming Back to Church Week After Week Isn’t the...

According to the findings of a Gallup study, the people in our congregations are coming back week after week because of the sermons, and there are a couple key things they are looking for in those sermons.
3 Warning Signs You Could Love Your Title More Than Your Task

3 Warning Signs You Could Love Title More Than Task

It is entirely possible for a ministry leader to love title more than task. But, according to Augustine, a ministry leader who loves title more than task is not a good ministry leader.
Content Isn’t Everything — Or, Some Help for the Boring Bible Teacher

Some Help for the Boring Adult Sunday School Teacher

Here are three reasons why adult Sunday school teachers of the Bible shouldn’t be boring—and four strategies to avoid boring teaching.
Your Church Is a Lampstand

Your Church Is a Lampstand

The first picture of the church we get in Revelation is that the church is a lampstand (Revelation 1:12-13). Let us embrace the breathtaking privilege of being part of churches, which are the receptacles of God’s Spirit.
leadership lies

5 Leadership Lies We Are Tempted to Believe

A fast pace with high pressure can cause us to believe functional leadership lies even if we’ve been taught they’re not true. I call them functional lies because they are not moral or sinful, but they can still be harmful.
biblical church

Doing Church Biblically Can Be Messy

Making sure you have a biblical church is often a messy, difficult, and uncomfortable process. There are many, easier approaches pastors can take with their churches, none of which are honoring to God.
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Pastor, Tested by Son’s NFL Injury, Calls Recovery Miraculous

Two years ago Ryan Shazier sustained an injury to his spine while playing football in the NFL. His father, Pastor Vernon Shazier, speaks about how his son's injury tested his faith like nothing else had.

New Podcasts

Brady Boyd on the Need for Us to Turn Outrage into...

The modern church, says Brady Boyd, "has chosen some cheap substitutes to the original Great Commission." But there is a way we can correct our mission drift...and the key is the two greatest commandments.

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.