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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 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...

Risk Management

Prevent a crisis with a leadership transition plan

Boasting Only in the Cross

Galatians 6:14 But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has...

When the Bible Blows Your Mind

The Bible teaches us to expect mental jolts when we think about God. It teaches us that our familiar ways of seeing things may...

The Pleasure of God in All That He Does

Psalm 135:6 Whatever the Lord pleases he does, in heaven and on earth, in the seas and all deeps. Two Assumptions Underlying This Series Two assumptions lie...

The Happiness of God: Foundations for Christian Hedonism

Foundations for Christian Hedonism

Doing Missions When Dying Is Gain

(The following is an edited transcript of an audio message.) My mission statement in life and my church’s mission statement is, We exist to spread a passion...

Pray For Your Pastor

This particular post may seem a little self serving…but so be it…this needs to be said (AND…I don’t mind asking people to pray for...

What I'm Learning About Worship

So, what's your philosophy of worship? You don't have one? Well, as my friend Jerry Clower once said about the 'ego,' "If you don't have...

Preaching that Sticks

The church has gone through a lot changes as it has lived on in different cultures and generations over the past two thousand years....

Next Best to Grace: Oxygen

Charles Haddon Spurgeon wrote one of the wisest things I have ever read on dealing with discouragement or depression in the ministry. It's called...

Little Lamb, Who Made Thee?

William Blake was born yesterday, 1757. One of his most famous poems is one of my favorites. It's a good launch into Advent. Little Lamb,...

The Parable of Unforgiveness

The text is Matthew 18:21-35. Its length keeps us from printing it here, but my guess is it's so familiar you already know the...

Why Say That Marriage Is Like Christ and the Church?

When I asked Noël if there was anything she wanted me to say about marriage, she said, "You cannot say too often that marriage...

The Parable of the Faithful Shepherd

This parable--found in Matthew 18:11-14--has its more famous counterpart in Luke 15, right along side the parables of the lost coin and lost son...

President Obama's Opening Remarks on Religion: Where's the News Coverage?

My tweet about President Obama seemed to garner a response from my colleagues in the Twitter-sphere and on my Facebook page, but not much...
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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.