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4 Reasons I Hate Church Policies

When I got to one job church we had a church policy – voted on by the church in a business meeting at some point – on folded chairs.

8 Hiring Red Flags for New Church Staff

in recent years, churches and recruiting firms have developed a keen sense of hiring red flags during the recruiting process that relate to whether a candidate is a good fit for your church or not.

Jesus Never Told Us to Fill Church Buildings

Jesus didn’t tell us to “work really hard to gather people into large crowds to fill up your church buildings. Then I’ll know that you love me.”

14 Principles Of Effective Church Administration

Dr. Dwight Riddick's remark was “Operate the church like a business? Yes, but elevate that. Operate the church like the Bible says.  Good businesses get their ideas from the Bible. If the church does good Bible, it will do good business.” That's effective church administration.

3 Ways a Disorganized Leader Holds the Team Back

It is bad leadership for leaders to shrug their shoulders and laugh about their disorganized leadership.

You Can Recover From Burnout: 12 Keys to Finding Your New Normal

To recover from burnout and overwhelm, you need better patterns, not just a better attitude.

4 Critical Roles of Church Administration

Church administration is the place where the church demonstrates the gospel message and priorities. Church administration is where the church walks the walk in a way that supports the gospel talk.

7 Keys to Productivity for Pastors

Staying productive is key to being a pastor. With the right tools and strategies, you can save time on communications and administrative work, accomplish your goals, and ultimately, do more to advance the Kingdom of God.

99 Questions for Hiring a Worship Pastor

What I have found over the years through consulting and numerous conversations with senior pastors and executive pastors is that they simply don’t know what to ask when hiring a worship pastor.

True Organizational Change Requires a Little Chaos

The process of organizing the business keeps you in business. Unfortunately, organizational change can just as quickly be the beginning of the end

If You Understand Inflation You Can Protect Your Church

Although in the local church world, we may not see its impact right away, it is going to affect your church and mine. Does your church leadership understand inflation?

My First Four Lessons as an Executive Pastor

Do you know the distinguishing differences between being the leader and supporting the leader?

7 Church Hiring Mistakes That Could Cost You Thousands

I firmly believe that if you take these recruiting tips and apply them—and avoid the hiring pitfalls—you will literally save more than $100K in the long run.

Asking for a Raise … 10 Tips Your Executive Pastor Wants You to Know

Don’t Say These 5 Things When Asking Your Executive Pastor for a Raise

The Ultimate DIY Guide To Mobile Church Solutions

It doesn’t have to cost you 25 grand or more to put together a mobile church setup. (That is what one company was charging for their smallest system.) It just takes knowing what equipment you need and where to get it.

Church Hiring Practices vs Software Platform Policies

Many IT solution providers require churches and ministries to certify that they do not discriminate in their employment or hiring practices as a condition of qualifying for a donation from that provider in the form of a heavily discounted charity license.

8 Reasons Why Your ChMS Isn’t Working

When your ChMS isn’t aligned with your ministry processes, you are limited in your ability to stay connected between Sundays.

5 Mistakes Pastors Make with Church Finances

Should pastors be involved in church finances? Working with different churches over the years, I’ve seen lots of approaches and believe there are the five primary church finance mistakes pastors make.

How to Share Your Church Financial Report With the Congregation

Like any family, the church needs money to take care of its members and to do its job with a church financial report to congregation.

Post COVID-19: Is the Church Collection Plate a Thing of the Past?

Long before the pandemic hit, many churches in America had already shifted to online giving, so when the lockdown began, the lack of physical attendance had little impact on their donations. What is happening to the church collection plate?

Jinger Duggar Vuolo Tells ChurchLeaders How She Rejected the Teachings of...

Jinger Duggar Vuolo wants people who have been manipulated by false teachers in the name of Christ to know that God is trustworthy and that he loves them. Vuolo shared with ChurchLeaders what it was like for her to question her upbringing, an experience she recounts in her newly released memoir.

Dallas Jenkins on Why ‘The Chosen’ Is Not ‘Adding to Scripture’

Dallas Jenkins joins the Stetzer ChurchLeaders Podcast to explain the principles that guide how “The Chosen” is created and why he believes “God has his hand” on the show.

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