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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.

The Pastor's Second Biggest Job

Like a coach, the pastor's biggest job is turning his team into winners. The second is keeping them winners. I've sometimes thought the reason...

Live Blogging Lent: Fasting from Fast?

Part 3 of series: Live Blogging Lent I recently finished reading a book by James Gleick, Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything. Published in...

Giving It All

I’m reading through the book of Deuteronomy right now…and it is absolutely rocking my world… The other morning I stopped on Deuteronomy 1:3 and had...

Live Blogging Lent: Lent is Odd

Part 2 of series: Live Blogging Lent Lent is odd. There are several reasons for this. One has to do with the length of Lent. If...

missionSHIFT: Introducing Hugh Halter

Hugh Halter will be speaking at the missionSHIFT conference this summer at the Ridgecrest Conference Center in North Carolina on July 12-15. Hugh...

What to Do When the Accelerator is Stuck

The Lion's Club calls him the tail-twister. In the locker room, he's referred to as a sparkplug. In the church, he's the accelerator. He's the guy--or...

The Gauntlet

One of THE MOST EXCITING events of the year EVERY YEAR is what our student ministry has called, “The Gauntlet,” our summer camp experience...

Want To Work At NewSpring?

OK…so here’s the deal, we have a job opening at NewSpring Church for someone who wants to be a difference maker…who believes God has...

Monday is for Missiology

It's Monday and time for another installment of "Monday is for Missiology." Long time readers of the blog are familiar with my Meanings of...

Live Blogging Lent: Introduction

Part 1 of series: Live Blogging Lent I expect that most of my readers are familiar with live blogging. It is, as one would expect...

Sunday Night Reflections

A few thoughts on a great day at NewSpring Church… Saw around 35 people surrender their lives to Jesus today…THAT never gets old! Christianity is NOT...

Saturday is for Seminars

With so many great conferences happening each year, it's easy to miss out on some gatherings you might find helpful. Let me share some conferences...

How to Lead A Parade

What I call my "New Orleans Sermon" goes like this: In order to start a parade (a movement of some kind that catches on...

Crowd-sourcing: its whats for dinner

The purpose of this post is not to advocate crowdsourcing. If you’re not already hip to that game, read this little book to catch...

First Impressions Communication 1-day boot camps

If you’ve got one day and one hundo, then you’ve got what you need to gain some WOW and HOW for your church, regardless...

missionSHIFT: Introducing Dan Kimball

Dan Kimball is on staff at Vintage Faith Church, planted in 2004 in Santa Cruz, CA. He is the author of several books including...

Golden Canon Award for Lost and Found

Leadership, a division of Christianity Today, created the Golden Canon Awards-- the ten books of 2009 most valuable for church leaders. If you're looking...

WhiteBoard

I love Ben Arment…and was SO honored to be a part of the very first “Whiteboard Sessions” that he did a couple of years...

Philippians part 3, The Journey of Maturity

I am a little behind posting my Sunday messages. This was a few weeks ago focused on "The Journey of Maturity." Philippians- The Journey of...

In Praise of Small Churches

With a few exceptions, all churches were small at one time. They began with a handful of people and went forward from there....
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$1 Million Grant Provides Free Resources So You Can ‘Bless Your...

Want ideas for how to support your pastor? Recognizing that many church leaders “face significant financial challenges,” the new “Bless Your Pastor” campaign aims to raise awareness about those needs and assist church members in meeting them.

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Craig Gross Has High Praise for the Spiritual Use of Cannabis

“I think Christians sit on the sidelines of a lot of conversations," says Craig Gross. Craig's latest venture is a Christian cannabis website, and this week on our podcast, he talks about his personal journey with using marijuana and why it's important for Christians not to be afraid of this topic.

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.