Writer Guidelines

Submission Guidelines


churchleaders.com is a sister site to Outreach.com and also to SermonCentral.com. churchleaders.com provides content, resources, and community to church leaders around the world to help them accomplish their ministries more effectively. We serve different types of leaders including senior pastors, youth pastors, worship pastors, children’s pastors, church staff, outreach pastors, small group leaders, ministry leaders, and others. We welcome the opportunity to consider your articles, news stories, and how-to features for publication on our site.


churchleaders.com will accept articles of 250-2500 words on topics of interest to church leadership. We will also consider articles in a “how-to” style, designed to assist leaders in accomplishing a certain ministry task or project. Please submit articles in Microsoft Word format and include a short biography of the author (150 words or less). churchleaders.com will publish the article with (a) a photo of the author, and (b) one Web site link of the author’s choice promoted under the article title and in the biography. Please include an author headshot in .jpg format and indicate the preferred Web site link with the submission.


churchleaders.com accepts submissions of inspiring ministry news stories and reports designed to keep leaders informed of current developments and events in the Christian church community. Examples of appropriate stories might include a local church feeding the hungry, a parachurch organization touring schools to educate students about Christian values, a missions trip where an entire village was reached for Christ, a sermon series that successfully approached a difficult subject and resulted in a large attendance increase, a scheduled conference especially for small group leaders, etc. For these submissions, we prefer a short, concise, detailed format (200-350 words) including direct quotes and an exciting, inspirational tone. Photos and video may be included with these submissions.

Channel Editors and Assignment Writers

churchleaders.com will consider writers and editors interested in regularly contributing or approving site content, or those interested in writing on assignment. To be considered, submit a cover letter, samples of published work, your resume, and preferred areas of specialization or concentration.

Be Advised

It is the intent of churchleaders.com to foster and encourage constructive dialogue between users on doctrinal subjects. However, all published content is subject to edit, rejection or removal from the site if it is determined by churchleaders.com staff to be in any way offensive, condemning, dishonoring to the Bible or traditional Christian values, or primarily promotional in nature. All submissions are subject to editing at the discretion of churchleaders.com and will remain the property of the author. All content will be held in perpetuity on the site and may be featured at any time at our discretion and without notice. Reprint permission for all site content is given to users for up to 100 copies (including electronic) of a resource for free distribution within a church’s congregation. Please review our Terms and Conditions of Use before submitting content for consideration.

Contact Information

No phone calls, please. Submissions should be forwarded to:

Rory Lavender

Managing Editor, churchleaders.com

2230 Oak Ridge Way

Vista, CA 92081