The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast

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Ashley Hales: What Happens When Pastors Ignore Their God-Given Limits

Dr. Ashley Hales joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about the fact that God created the world with limits and how those limits, counterintuitively, lead to greater space and flourishing in our lives.

Matt Chandler: We Need To Wake Up to the ‘Cosmic War’ That Is All Around Us

Matt Chandler returns to “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about the “all-encompassing” victory we have in Christ and why that means we can live as overcomers in our present cultural moment.

Kevin Ford and Jim Singleton: What Happens When Church Leaders Are Not ‘Attentive’

Kevin Ford and Dr. Jim Singleton join “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to discuss the need for “attentive” church leadership, the qualities of an attentive church leader, and the consequences when pastors neglect an attentive posture.

Steve Robinson: How To Create a Culture of Service in Your Church

Steve Robinson joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about how church leaders can foster a culture of serving in their churches, raise up new leaders, and help people discover their giftings.

Rebecca McLaughlin on Whether Christians Can Agree To Disagree About Same-Sex Relationships

Dr. Rebecca McLaughlin joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about how church leaders can respond to common arguments that use the Bible to affirm same-sex relationships, the “why” behind God’s design for marriage, and the “beautiful and glorious vision” Christianity has for friendship.

David Ashcraft on the Surprising, ‘Deep Emotions’ He Felt Stepping Down as Senior Pastor After 32 Years

David Ashcraft joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about how leadership has changed, how pastors can leave their churches better than they found them, and the startling emotions he felt when he stepped down as senior pastor.

John Jenkins: Every Pastor Should Have a Pastor

John Jenkins joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about key lessons he’s learned about being a local church pastor, including the need for pastors to have pastors, the importance of integrity, and how to execute a mission and a vision.

Andy Bannister: How Pastors and Churches Can Stop Living as ‘Undercover Christians’

Dr. Andy Bannister joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about how pastors and church members can share their faith boldly, strategically, and without fear.

Jim and Heather Sells: How Churches Can Make a ‘Tremendous’ Difference in Alleviating Our ‘Mental Health Crisis’

Dr. Jim Sells and Heather Sells join “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about the “escalating crisis” in mental health care and the enormous impact the church and clinicians can have if they are willing to collaborate with one another.

Michael Martin: How Church Boards Can Help Their Pastors Be Healthy

ECFA president and CEO Michael Martin joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about his organization’s new leadership standard and how church boards can help provide pastors greater care and accountability.

Léonce Crump Jr.: How To Develop Resilient Teams

Léonce Crump Jr. joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to talk about important ways that leadership has changed and to offer practical steps church leaders can take to develop teams that will be truly healthy.

Os Guinness: How ‘Signals of Transcendence’ Lead People To Seek the Lord

Dr. Os Guinness joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to discuss how God uses “signals” like love, justice, joy, and beauty to break into our lives and draw us to himself. 

Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin, Part 2: How To Embrace God’s Vision for Power in Ministry

Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin wrap up their conversation on “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast,” offering pastors ways to help guard against the misuse of power in ministry and encouraging them to persevere. 

Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin, Part 1: Why the Church’s Problem With Power Is Not ‘Over There’

Dr. Kyle Strobel and Dr. Jamin Goggin join “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to discuss what God has taught them about his way to power and why every ministry leader must wrestle with what their view of power actually is.

Molly Matthews Shares Key Findings From the ‘State of Church Tech’ Report

Pushpay CEO Molly Matthews joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share the latest findings from Pushpay’s “State of Church Tech” report and what the research reveals about the technological opportunities available to churches.

Tim Chaddick: What Church Planting in Hollywood and London Taught Me About Outreach in Secular Spaces

Tim Chaddick joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share what he learned about engaging people in secular spaces as a result of his church planting experiences in Hollywood and London.

Jamaal Williams and Timothy Paul Jones: Should You Pursue a Multiethnic Church? It’s Complicated

Dr. Jamaal Williams and Dr. Timothy Paul Jones join “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to share why pastors should pursue the costly, beautiful vocation of leading a multiethnic church only if God has specifically called them to do so.

Jon Acuff: How To Pursue Success Without Destroying Your Church

Jon Acuff joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to explain why church leaders should wholeheartedly pursue their potential and how they can do so in a way that honors God.

Kevin Palau: How Church Leaders Can Foster a Culture of Evangelism When ‘It’s Harder Than It Used To Be’

Kevin Palau joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to remind us of the importance of evangelism and to discuss how church leaders can encourage their congregations to share the gospel.

Jennie Allen: Why Church Leaders Need To Pay Attention to Their Emotions

Jennie Allen joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to explain why our emotions are good gifts from God and how that truth fits with the command to take every thought captive.

Televangelist James Robison Denies He Knew Robert Morris Allegedly Committed Child...

Following the recent resignation of Robert Morris as Gateway Church’s senior pastor, Life Outreach International, formerly known as The James Robison Evangelistic Association (JREA), released a statement saying the organization was unaware of the Morris' alleged sexual abuse of a 12-year-old.

Daniel Im: How Not To Let the Consumers Drive the Strategy...

Daniel Im joins “The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast” to explain how pastors can lead more effectively in a “post-everything” world and why their communities contain more than just the non-Christians and the Christians.

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