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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.

leave vocational ministry

3 Reasons Ministry Leaders Will Leave Vocational Ministry During the Pandemic

Early stats are being thrown out as to the number of ministry leaders (not just senior pastors) who will leave vocational ministry during this pandemic and immediately following.
God's wrath

There Is No Peace Without God’s Wrath

The truth of God’s wrath is the assurance that one day there will be justice. God Himself will bring it, and this is the basis on which we can exercise restraint, even in the painful situations where we cannot get justice now.
A Powerful Lesson from Jesus in Handling Conflict

A Powerful Lesson from Jesus in Handling Conflict

How do you handle conflict? When you’re facing conflict in life and leadership—when you’re angry—take time to make a whip. It changes everything. 
Phil Vischer

Phil Vischer: Social Welfare Is Not to Blame for Racial Inequality

Phil Vischer's "Race in America" video was not only informative—it went viral. In this follow-up, he addresses four common questions people have been asking him about it.
toxic church culture

Help!, My Pastor Grooms Power with Fear

A toxic church culture may well appear to everyone as successful, strategic, innovative, observably Christian and biblical, and worthy of emulation.
paul's prayers

10 Powerful Prayers the Apostle Paul Prayed Over God’s People

The prayers of Paul for God's people are a fascinating study. It's interesting to observe the requests Paul makes because he is very focused on people's hearts and minds being conformed to Christ.
reinvent church

5 Vital Elements That We Can’t Miss As We Reinvent Church

It’s possible that the Church will change more in one year than it has in the last fifty years. In many ways, this year has shown us a need to reinvent church as we know it.
The Essence of Pastoral Ministry

The Essence of Pastoral Ministry

If forced to summarize the essence of pastoral ministry into one word, I’d go with delight. That’s a far different answer than I would have given in my younger years.
sleep

Sleep: The “Tech” Every Leader Needs

Many leaders, especially pastors, try to lead without getting adequate sleep and live with a sleepy leader’s brain. When we don’t get enough sleep, our brains don’t work as well. Thus, we don’t lead at our best.
theological education

Apostolic Authority and Online Theological Education

Is an online theological education course or program biblical? Would the Apostles approve of such a thing?
seeking healing

Top 10 Healing Do’s and Don’ts

For the Christian seeking healing, I hope these healing do’s and don’ts are full of faith and hope, but also a healthy dose of common sense and reality.
Romans chapter 8

I Want to Live in Romans Chapter 8

If you’ve turned from sin, from self, from unbelief to trust and follow Jesus, welcome to the neighborhood! You’re going to love living in Romans chapter 8!
preach a text

How to Preach a Text You Don’t Fully Understand

If you're engaged in expository preaching, chances are you've had to teach on a passage you don't fully understand.
crisis

The Crossroads of Your Crisis

If you are in a crisis of any kind right now, God has brought you to a divinely orchestrated crossroads. Before you are two paths. The higher path calls you to renewed trust and transformation. The lower one allures you to hide in the cocooned space of comfort, complacency, and self-protection.
bowing to Caesar

The Government Is Not Caesar: Andy Stanley Defends Decision to Suspend Services

While several leaders and church members have accused Andy Stanley of bowing to Caesar based on his decision to suspend in-person services until next year, Stanley argues the decision is Christlike.
politics

Stepping Away From Un-Christian Politics

Because politics are so heated, the season we are in presents Christians with a unique opportunity to live counter-culturally to the typical partisan spin and vitriol.
blessed way

Should We Go Back to Business as Usual?

Listen: the blessed way of Jesus is slow. And it’s the very antithesis of business as usual.
pastor

Why It Takes Five to Seven Years to Become the Pastor of a Church

"I wish we could snap our fingers and enjoy immediate trust. But, in most churches, it just is not going to happen quickly. It will take five to seven years."
second-chair leaders

10 Characteristics of the Best Second-Chair Leaders I’ve Known

It’s not always easy to be a second-chair leader, especially when you want to lead but aren’t in the primary seat of leadership. On the other hand, good second-chair leaders are important for the church.
doctrine of salvation

A Quiz on the Doctrine of Salvation

How well do you know the doctrine of salvation? By definition, Christians are those who have been saved. This quiz is designed to help you find out if you really know what that means!
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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.