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Digital Prayer: A New Invitation to a Sacred Conversation

Prayer is a sacred invitation to the ancient practice of connecting with God and others. And digitally-powered prayer is more than just an electronic tool. It’s an opportunity for a new invitation.

Churches Are Not Christian Cruise Ships

The church was never designed to be a Christian cruise ship. I’ve been on a couple cruises and loved them. They are a ton of fun! But church is not designed to please everyone.

Turning Naysayers Into Allies: How Successful Leaders Do It

Inevitably, somebody isn’t going to agree with your decisions. If you’re a leader, you’ll make lots and lots of decisions. Some will be easy, while others will be quite challenging. Ironically, in both cases, there will be naysayers.

Randy Alcorn: What I’ve Learned About Grieving With Hope in the 2 Years Since...

God has graciously allowed me to encourage and be encouraged by other grieving people, many of whom have contacted us online or on social media.


David Ashcraft

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

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

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

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 Sells

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

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

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

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

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. 

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12 NFL Players Who LOVE Jesus (and Football)

Here's our latest list of notable Christian football players. These outspoken NFL players are strong in their faith and are not afraid to share their Christian beliefs.