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The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast

The Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast helps Christian church leaders navigate and lead through the cultural issues of our day by giving voice to recognizable names in ministry, subject matter experts, and local pastors and leaders. Whatever area of ministry you serve in, our goal is to help you lead better every day. Hosted by Ed Stetzer, a new episode is released once a week. Tune in now to gain practical wisdom, engage with thought-provoking discussions, and enhance your church leadership impact!
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Apr 10, 2024

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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. 

Last week, John Jenkins joined us 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. Check out our conversation with him here: 

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/474996-john-jenkins-pastor-should-have-pastor.html

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The Advantage

LCBC Church

Apr 3, 2024

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

Last week, Dr. Andy Bannister joined us to talk about how pastors and church members can share their faith boldly, strategically, and without fear. Check out our conversation with him here: 

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/474182-andy-bannister-pastors-churches-undercover-christians.html 

 

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First Baptist Church of Glenarden

Grace to Grow: Creating a Healthy Church in Unhealthy Times” by John Jenkins

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Mar 27, 2024

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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.

Last week, Dr. Jim Sells and Heather Sells joined us to discuss 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. Check out our conversation with them here: 

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/473601-jim-heather-sells-churches-mental-health-crisis.html 

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Solas Centre for Public Christianity

How to Talk About Jesus Without Looking Like An Idiot: A Panic-Free Guide to Having Natural Conversations about Your Faith” by Dr. Andy Bannister

"Do Muslims and Christians Worship the Same God?" by Dr. Andy Bannister

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Mar 20, 2024

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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.

Last week, Michael Martin joined us to discuss the ECFA’s new leadership standard and how church boards can help provide pastors greater care and accountability. Check out our conversation with him here:

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/472857-michael-martin-church-boards-pastors-healthy.html 

 

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Beyond the Clinical Hour: How Counselors Can Partner with the Church to Address the Mental Health Crisis” by Jim Sells, Heather Sells, and Amy Trout

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Mar 13, 2024

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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. 

Last week, Léonce Crump Jr. joined us 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 resilient. Check out our conversation with him here:

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/472044-leonce-crump-jr-develop-resilient-teams.html 

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Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability

ECFA.org/leadershipstandard

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Mar 6, 2024

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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. 

Last week, Os Guinness joined us to discuss how God uses “signals” like love, justice, joy, and beauty to break into our lives and draw us to himself. Check out our conversation with him here: 

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/470939-os-guinness-signals-transcendence-seek-lord.html 

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The Resilience Factor: A Step-by-Step Guide to Catalyze an Unbreakable Team” by Léonce B. Crump Jr., Ryan T. Hartwig and Warren Bird 

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Feb 28, 2024

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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. 

Last week, Kyle Strobel and Jamin Goggin wrapped up their conversation with us, offering practices to help guard against the misuse of power in ministry and encouraging pastors to persevere in doing good. Check out the second part of our conversation with them here: 

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/469972-kyle-strobel-jamin-goggin-part-2-gods-vision-power.html 

 

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Signals of Transcendence: Listening to the Promptings of Life” by Dr. Os Guinness

"The Great Quest: Invitation to an Examined Life and a Sure Path to Meaning" by Dr. Os Guinness

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Feb 21, 2024

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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. 

Last week, Kyle and Jamin shared how God taught them about his way to power and why all ministry leaders must wrestle with what their view of power actually is. Check out the first part of our conversation with them here: 

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/469144-kyle-strobel-jamin-goggin-part-1-churchs-problem-power.html 

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The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb: Searching for Jesus’ Path of Power in a Church That Has Abandoned It” by Dr. Kyle Strobel and Dr. Jamin Goggin

Biola University

Center for Christian Formation

Mission Hills Church

Talbot School of Theology 

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Feb 14, 2024

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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.

Last week, Pushpay CEO Molly Matthews joined us 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. Check out our conversation with her here: 

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/468289-pushpay-ceo-molly-matthews-state-church-tech.html 

 

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The Way of the Dragon or the Way of the Lamb: Searching for Jesus’ Path of Power in a Church That Has Abandoned It” by Dr. Kyle Strobel and Dr. Jamin Goggin

Biola University

Center for Christian Formation

Mission Hills Church

Talbot School of Theology 

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Feb 7, 2024

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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.

Last week, Tim Chaddick joined us to share what he learned about engaging people in secular spaces as a result of his church planting experiences in Hollywood and London. Check out our conversation with him here: 

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Pushpay

"State of Church Technology" report from Pushpay

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Jan 31, 2024

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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.

Last week, Dr. Jamaal Williams and Dr. Timothy Paul Jones explained why pastors should only pursue the costly, beautiful vocation of leading a multiethnic church if God has specifically called them to do so. Check out our conversation with them here: 

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/466882-jamaal-williams-timothy-paul-jones-multiethnic-church-complicated.html 

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Reality Ventura

Reality LA

Reality London

"Better: How Jesus Satisfies the Search for Meaning" by Tim Chaddick

"The Truth about Lies: The Unlikely Role of Temptation in Who You Will Become" by Tim Chaddick

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Jan 24, 2024

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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.

Last week, Jon Acuff joined us to explain why church leaders should wholeheartedly pursue their potential and how they can do so in a way that honors God. Check out our conversation with him here: 

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In Church As It Is in Heaven: Cultivating a Multiethnic Kingdom Culture” by Dr. Jamaal Williams and Dr. Timothy Paul Jones

Sojourn Church Midtown

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Jan 17, 2024

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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.

Last week, Kevin Palau joined us to remind us of the importance of evangelism and to discuss how church leaders can encourage their congregations to share the gospel. Check out our conversation with him here: 

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All It Takes Is a Goal: The 3-Step Plan to Ditch Regret and Tap Into Your Massive Potential" by Jon Acuff

"Soundtracks: The Surprising Solution to Overthinking (Overcome Toxic Thought Patterns and Take Control of Your Mindset)" by Jon Acuff


"Stuff Christians Like" by Jon Acuff

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Jan 10, 2024

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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.

Do you embrace all of your emotions or try to suppress them at times? Jennie Allen joined us last week to explain why our emotions are good gifts from God and how that truth fits with the command to take every thought captive. Check out our conversation with her here: 

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Luis Palau Association

Evangelism Master Class on Gloo

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Jan 2, 2024

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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. 

Last week, we revisited our conversation with Priscilla Shirer, who shared key disciplines she has learned to follow when crafting a message. Check out our conversation with her here: 

https://churchleaders.com/podcast/442100-priscilla-shirer-message-preparation-hardest-ministry.html 

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Get Out of Your Head: Stopping the Spiral of Toxic Thoughts" by Jennie Allen

Untangle Your Emotions: Naming What You Feel and Knowing What to Do About It” by Jennie Allen

IF:Gathering

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