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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.

Why Require Unregenerate Children to Act Like They’re Good?

If mere external conformity to God’s commands (like don’t lie, don’t steal, don’t kill) is hypocritical and spiritually defective, then why should parents require...

URGENCY!!! (Part One)

Have you ever been robbed? I remember working at a steakhouse here in the upstate MANY years ago (before I knew Christ) and experiencing what...

Detoxing the Pastor

Over breakfast in a Cracker Barrel a few miles west of Nashville, Frank and I talked about his new job. After a quarter century...

The Christmas Fraud

I stood in the "Book Nook" in Monroe, Michigan, the other day, perusing their huge assortment of Christmas books for children. I'm mainly interested...

I’m Dreaming Of A Church…

Jesus has done more in the past 10 years of ministry here at NewSpring Church than any of us ever thought possible…and I know...

Figure It Out!

One of the things I’ve made a regular habit of doing from early on is trying my best to learn from others. However, early on...

A New, New Atheism?

By now, we’re quite familiar with the so-called “new atheism” and its primary preachers: Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, and company. These men...

re:new, part 2 — Creating a Community of Service

Last week, I began my series called "re:new" at Two Rivers. My focus was on how "seeking first the Kingdom" is key to renewed...

Handling Personal Stress During a Church Transition

Q: We recently merged our church with another and as the lead pastor, I have experienced unbelievable strains on my physical, emotional and spiritual...

Bishop Harry Jackson on Outreach

Recently, Bishop Harry Jackson of Hope Christian Church in College Park, MD sat down with Outreach magazine to talk about what’s happening at Hope...

The Manhattan Declaration

I have watched with interest the discussion about The Manhattan Declaration. I was invited to attend the "launch" meeting and to be one of...

Praying for Matt Chandler

Today, I have been praying for my friend Matt Chandler. We traded humorous texts last night and I was glad he was in good...

I May Tweet Too Much, But I Wouldn't Do This

  Connect with me on Twitter and Facebook. ;-) P.S. Angry pastors need not post their "grave concerns" and the disruption of a solemn wedding ceremony...

Seeing HIM Makes It Clearer!!!

One of my frustrations in church world has always been that leaders seem to always be seeking a plan rather than a person. We want...

Bless the Mother of Jesus, but Mainly Be the Mother of Jesus

The veneration given to Mary in the Roman Catholic church is beyond what is warranted by the New Testament. In fact, it is astonishing...

Why I Am Frustrated

Leaders MUST learn to deal with frustration…or it will deal with them (and the results are NEVER pretty!) One of the things I feel the...

re:new — New Church and a New Message Series

This week I started a new series at Two Rivers Church here in Nashville. I will be consulting with them throughout the month of December...

A Sanctified Sunday with the Nazarenes

I have not been particularly good at blogging my church experiences lately. I have pictures from a few churches and really need to share...

Seven Reasons Why Marriages Fail

We finished up our singles series on Sunday…it lasted five weeks, but I felt like I could have taught for 15 more. I am...

A Love Note to New Orleans and its Saints

We were in seminary and living in this city in 1967 when New Orleans was granted a franchise in the National Football League. A...
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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.