Leaders Are Selfless

“Don’t be selfish; don’t try to impress others. Be humble, thinking of others as better than yourselves.” — Philippians 2:3 (NLT)


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Whitfield On Fighting the Good Fight of Faith

“Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.” — George Whitfield (December 16, 1714 – September 30, 1770) was an English Anglican cleric and evangelist who was one of the founders of Methodism and the evangelical movement.


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Preaching on Spiritual Warfare, by Focus On the Family

Pastors should be a model of standing strong in the Lord in the face of spiritual attack and oppression. My many years of preaching, teaching, writing, and witnessing have taught me that the more truth you have to offer a needy world, the more the enemy of our souls comes after you. Dwight L. Moody, the great American evangelist (1837-1899), … Read More


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The Privilege of Prayer: On Communicating with God

Stop and think about the incredible privilege of prayer for a minute. You have the ability to communicate with God—the author of the world, your Creator—whenever and wherever you want. You don’t have to know a secret code, use any particular phrasing, or go through a priest. You can talk with God anytime. He is ready and willing to engage … Read More


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Merry Christmas from Our Family to Yours!

My family and I, and our entire Church Leader Insights team, want to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas! We are grateful to be part of your ministry and look forward to serving you for many years in the future. As for my own family, Kelley, Alexander (now 13 years old) and myself will be celebrating Christmas … Read More


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The Inclination to Give

An inclination to give is written on your soul, no matter how muted it may be by your present concerns or lack of belief. Sometimes it takes a traumatic experience to bring that God-given pull toward generosity to the surface. Horror novelist Stephen King is not usually associated with sharing timeless biblical principles. But in a commencement speech delivered to … Read More


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End of the Decade Blow-Out Sale starts NOW! (Over 50 Resources)

It’s the END OF THE DECADE and we’re partying like it it’s 1999…err, scratch that — I mean 2019! So to celebrate the end of the 2010s I’ve gone through all my resources and discounted over 50 of them to unheard of low rates — definitely the LOWEST you have seen this decade! Our biggest blow-out sale EVER — Click … Read More


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Leaders Are Hard Workers for God

“Work hard so you can present yourself to God and receive his approval. Be a good worker, one who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly explains the word of truth.” — 2 Timothy 2:15 (NLT)


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Ralph D. Winter On Building Strength

“Do not pray for easy lives; pray to be stronger men.” — Ralph D. Winter, Unreached Peoples Missiologist (December 8, 1924 – May 20, 2009) Winter was a pioneer in the area of developing strategies to evangelize unreached people groups. He was a longtime professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, and the founder of the U.S. Center for World Mission (today … Read More


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Hellfire, Brimstone and Youth Ministry, by The Christian Post

I’ll never forget when a teenage girl came up to me after a Dare 2 Share conference and asked me two hard questions: The first question was this, “Do you mean to tell me that my friends who don’t know Jesus will die and spend an eternity in hell forever?” This earnest high school girl approached me after a drama we did … Read More


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