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7 Commandments For Every Young Student Pastor
Posted by Danny Watterson on 4/20/17 7:47 AM

3 Qualities Of Great Candidates You Can't See On A Resume

There are many different variables you need to take into account when assessing if a ministry candidate is a good fit for your church staff. There are the obvious things like experience in similar context, demonstrated growth in the ministries they have been a part of, the desired education level, etc. But what qualities or characteristics should you be looking for beyond that? What are some qualities that separate the excellent candidates from the good ones in a group that is highly qualified?

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Posted by Jeff Gilmer on 4/19/17 7:25 AM

The Pastoral Nature Of Leading Worship with Zac Hicks [Podcast]

 

The Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast brings you interviews from leaders across the theological spectrum of the global Church. Our goal is to bring you thought-provoking interviews that encourage you, challenge you, and help you build, run, and keep great teams.

In today's episode of the Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast, Rusty Gates talks with Zac Hicks, Worship Pastor and author.

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Posted by Katie Viscontini on 4/18/17 9:43 AM

4 Simple Ways To Grow Your Student Ministry

Student ministry is one of the most important - and one of the most unique - ministries of any church. Keeping the focus and attention of a slew of 12-18 year olds while also teaching them about the Gospel and building relationships is quite the task. How do you do all of these things while also reaching more and more students for Jesus?

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Posted by Katie Bivens on 4/17/17 7:56 AM

9 Characteristics To Look For In Administrative Hires

 

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Posted by Nicole Cochran on 4/13/17 7:11 AM

5 Time Management Tips For Busy Church Staffs

In my time on a church staff, I often caught myself saying, “When things slow down, I’ll _______,” (fill in the blank with whatever task or responsibility I didn’t have time to accomplish but had dreams of one day doing). After awhile, I eventually came to discover that life is usually busy, and I’d never have time to do any of those things if I didn’t make time for them.

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Posted by Casey Hampton on 4/12/17 7:21 AM

Why Pastors Need To Be Pastored with Paul David Tripp [Podcast]

 

The Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast brings you interviews from leaders across the theological spectrum of the global Church. Our goal is to bring you thought-provoking interviews that encourage you, challenge you, and help you build, run, and keep great teams.

In today's episode of the Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast, William talks with Paul David Tripp, pastor, author, and speaker.

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Posted by Katie Viscontini on 4/11/17 9:15 AM

5 Ways to Ensure New Hires Assimilate Well

You did it! You finally found the right person for your church's vacant position. The days, weeks, and months of resume reviewing and interviews have paid off. However, as important as making the actual hire is, something that is even more crucial is making sure the hire sticks. In addition to a stellar onboarding process, here are a handful of tips to make sure your new hire assimilates onto your team well.

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Posted by Katie Bivens on 4/10/17 7:47 AM

Why Not To Hire A Search Firm

A search firm is not the right solution for every search or even every church. Bringing in outside help to fill critical church staffing roles is a serious, intentional choice. We have a unique process tailored to each church’s needs, but at times a church may not be ready or in a position to jump into that process with us.

Here are three reasons you may not want to hire a pastor search firm just yet.

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Posted by Sarah Robins on 4/6/17 7:36 AM

5 Tips To Help Your New Employee Join Your Church Staff

Congratulations, you’ve hired a candidate! Bringing a fresh face and perspective onto the team is always an exciting phase. Don’t be fooled, however, the next few months will be critical in determining the long-term success of the candidate. Here are a few things you can do as the leader of your new employee to help onboard them smoothly and ensure a happy and productive future. 

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Posted by Danny Watterson on 4/5/17 7:45 AM

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