Budget cuts, when led well, can actually create a healthy season of pruning in the life of a church.
What one experienced youth minister looks for in a new hire.
"Executive pastors are constantly processing managing people, mapping out strategy, ministering to people and a dozen other things all simultaneously."
"Take your time when hiring. You won’t lose the right person if they are called by God to serve."
The great hope that accompanied the building of the facility becomes a great despair.
Instead of using a job description to hire a small group pastor, Mark Howell would try to figure out the habits and patterns that make for the ideal candidate.
Senior pastors typically underestimate the impact their building has on their church’s future growth.
Make sure you know what to ask a potential resource for your ministry.
Ron Edmondson discusses church revitalization, church growth and his leadership routine.
If your church has ever been through a building project, then you know that you need buy-in before any project can get off the ground.
"One of the goals we set at Saddleback was to prove that you don’t need to build a building in order to grow a church."
"An executive pastor is not the administrative pastor, nor is he the CFO. Above all, he is a minister of the Gospel with a wide variety of ministry experience within the church."
Seven times when less is more.
What qualities are you looking for in a new hire for children's ministry?
Today, there are new factors that are dramatically shifting the way we build and utilize church facilities.
Does any of this sound like your kidmin rooms?
Take this short test to see if your church facility is sending the wrong message.