Pastor Resources

For pastors. By pastors. Here you will find tools to encourage and equip you personally and pastorally. From eBooks to podcasts to events, learn and grow from these trusted resources compiled by Ken Whitten and NAMB.

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Welcome pastors to your page! Whether you are thriving or just struggling to hang on, our desire is to provide resources for you that will:

  • Help you Engage with other pastors
  • Equip you for the everyday grind of ministry
  • Encourage you to live out your calling with confidence.

Ken Whitten
National Director of Pastoral Leadership

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Praying Bold Prayers
God’s people have the ability to ask Him for big things. But you might be like most Christians who fail to pray big prayers. If we have access to the all-powerful God of the Universe, then why don’t we pray like we should?
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Revitalize and Replant
Your church doesn’t have to die. God is moving, even in the most difficult places. The Revitalize and Replant podcast equips pastors to take their churches from declining to thriving by pointing them to a new future and a new hope. Tune in for weekly encouragement and practical advice for your pastoring journey.
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Start to Finish Podcast
Dr. Tony Evans is an internationally acclaimed preacher and author who consistently lands on lists like “The 12 Most Effective Preachers.” But first, he was a high-energy young man from Baltimore with a work ethic to match. Dr. Evans and other guests agreed to sit with us for a series of interviews about the entirety of his life and ministry. Special guests include Coach Tony Dungy, Kirk Franklin, Priscilla Shirer and more.

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Preaching Masterclass
Am I a good preacher? What can I do to become a better one? Am I doing enough to prepare? Is anyone listening? How can I touch the hearts of people with God’s Word? Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Preaching Masterclass will help you refine the art of outlines and sermon preparation, preach with purpose, and lead listeners to apply God’s Word to their lives.
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Church Guide to Ministry
The needs in your community can be overwhelming, but you can equip your church to be the hands and feet of Jesus. The Church Guide to Ministry will help you with practical steps to respond to disasters, embrace refugees, fight the epidemic of human trafficking, show love to foster care families, and meet basic needs in your community.
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Evangelism Kit
Create a culture of evangelism in your church—not just a campaign. This kit will lead you to Examine where you are, Embrace a plan for your community and church, Engage people as you go, and Encourage your church members by celebrating successes.

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Refresh Retreats
You and your family are on the front lines of ministry in the community. Refresh Retreats give pastors and spouses practical tools and encouragement as you lead the Church on mission.
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Pastoral Care Line

Southern Baptist pastors and their wives struggling through personal or professional crises have a confidential place to turn, thanks to a long-term partnership between the North American Mission Board and Focus on the Family. Trained, professional counselors are available every day from 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. (ET) free of charge.

Advocate: Defending Hope for the Hopeless

Advocate: Defending Hope for the Hopeless is a free faith-based Small Group Study Series about how Christians and the Church, at large, can respond to the crisis of human trafficking happening in America. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the various nuances of human trafficking with a Christ-centered perspective and to spark helpful conversation among the group that leads to practical, effective solutions and understanding.

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Adoption Fund for Ministers

The Adoption Fund for Ministers exists to financially assist church leaders who are ministers, missionaries or agency personnel in the adoption process. The vision is to help them bring their children home and ignite a culture of adoption in churches across the country.

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