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Our blog about pastor search, church staffing, and church leadership from our years of experience

What To Do If Your Candidate Gets A Bad Reference

How To Manage Volunteers For Your (& Their) Sanity

How To Lead & Develop Creatives On Your Church Staff with Stephen Brewster [Podcast]

How To Engage & Retain Your Easter Visitors

3 Keys For A Flourishing Kids' Ministry

4 Ways To Balance The Tensions In Hiring

How To Do Effective Outreach To Men with Roger Patterson [Podcast]

4 Priorities Every Church Leader Must Set

How To Celebrate Church Staff Employee Milestones

5 Ways Church Leaders Can Spot High-Capacity Candidates

Why Leaders Need To Be More Coachlike with Michael Bungay Stanier [Podcast]

7 Keys To Onboarding Your Church Staff Successfully

18 Simple Volunteer Appreciation Tips

6 Ways For Pastors To Get Out Of A Sermon-Prep Rut

How To Build Systems For Great Staff Culture with Katie Viscontini [Podcast]

The 5 Best Ways For Your Church To Connect With First-Time Guests

How To Welcome A New Church Staff Member Well

3 Check Points For Selecting Your Pastor Search Committee Members

How Pastors Can Keep Their Easter Sermons Fresh

Should Your Church Get Rid Of Your "Meet & Greet" Time? with David Fantin [Podcast]

10 Questions to Ask Before You Change the Name of Your Church

5 Ways To Keep Your Team's Energy Up During Easter Weekend

3 Essential Interview Traits To Look For In Church Staff Candidates

Why Churches Should Rethink Their Singles Ministry [Podcast]

6 Steps To Having A Tough Conversation With A Church Staff Member

5 Ways Stressed-Out Church Leaders Can Thrive Again

How Lead Pastors Can Improve Their Teaching Team

How To Find & Unleash Leaders For Your Church with David Crank [Podcast]

9 Email Best Practices For Your Church Staff

Church Leaders: Why Growth Requires Struggle

How To Recruit, Train, & Keep Great #KidMin Volunteers [Q&A]

5 Signs Of A High-Trust Team

How Pastors Can Prevent Or Recover From A Fall with Roy Yanke [Podcast]

How Leaders Of Multisite Churches Can Build Relationships With Volunteers

How to Value The Singles In Your Church & Get Them Plugged In

4 Differences Between Job Boards And Search Firms

Establishing Personal & Family Boundaries In Ministry with Pastor Jimmy Evans [Podcast]

5 Keys To A Seamless Ministry Job Transition

How To Discern Where Your Next Ministry Move Is

4 Ways To Improve Your Team’s Culture In 2017

5 Things Every Senior Pastor & Executive Pastor Need From Each Other

Knowing When To Relinquish Your Role with Carey Nieuwhof [Podcast]

How To Lead A Church Staff As An Introvert

5 Questions For Effective Self-Assessment In Ministry

How To Effectively Lead A Multi-Generational Church Staff

Developing Wise Money Habits In A Social Media World with Rachel Cruze [Podcast]

8 Perks To Provide Your Church Staff To Help Them Thrive

4 Ways Church Leaders Can Coach Young Single Staff Members

3 Ways To Create Exceptional Experiences At Your Church

5 Great (Free) Ministry Resources for 2017

How To Do Ministry In A De-Churched Context with Jon Ritner [Podcast]

Our Top 16 Blog Posts Of 2016

6 Resolutions Pastors Should Make For the New Year

10 Practical Blogs Every Pastor Should Subscribe To

How To Build Bridges In Your Youth Ministry with Rev. Russell St. Bernard [Podcast]

3 Ways You're Making Church Awkward For Visitors

Practical Ways To Retain Volunteers with Jared Hogue [Podcast]

4 Simple Ways To Be A Healthier Church Leader

5 Ways A Bad Hire Affects Your Church Staff

Why Pastors Need To Invest In Their Staff’s Development

Why Good Volunteers Quit with Brian Dodd [Podcast]

3 Things To Consider When Replacing A Long-Tenured Pastor

How Church Leaders Can Balance The Sacred & Secular During Christmas

3 Mistakes Pastors Make During The Holidays

What Church Leaders Need To Know About Gen Z with Dan DeWitt [Podcast]

5 Ways To Get Your Ministry Resume Noticed

3 Best Practices For Your Church Job Search

3 Interview Questions Pastors Must Be Prepared To Answer

6 Creative Christmas Outreach Ideas For Your Church

How To Build A Leadership Development Pipeline with Eric Geiger & Kevin Peck [Podcast]

8 Ways To Keep Your Christmas Service Visitors Coming Back

3 Physical Signs You Might Be Burned Out

What Vanderbloemen Is Grateful For This Thanksgiving

Why You Should Create A Work Environment of Appreciation with Dr. Paul White [Podcast]

5 Inexpensive Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Volunteers

The Best Church Jobs For Every Personality Type [Infographic]

Why Churches Shouldn't Go Overboard At Christmas

6 Ways To Hire For Adaptability On Your Church Staff

How To Thoughtfully Monitor Your Family's Internet Use with Matt McKee [Podcast]

3 Ways To Encourage Your Staff During Advent

How To Overcome Challenges In Your Children’s Ministry [Q&A]

6 Critical Signs It’s Time To Seek Coaching

How To Improve Your Church's First Impressions with Greg Atkinson [Podcast]

4 Things Smart Search Committees Look For In A Resume

How To Show Appreciation To Your Children’s Ministry Volunteers Year-Round

Why Church Leaders Need More Coaching, Not Conferences

5 Costs Of Having A Vacant Position On Your Church Staff

How To Spot & Prevent Burnout On Your Team with Deborah Ike [Podcast]

3 Factors That Make Church Staffing So Challenging

5 Things To Include In Your Church Staff Onboarding Process

3 Reasons Your Church Needs A Missions Ministry

How To Graciously Fire A Church Staff Member with Jeremy Roberts [Podcast]

7 Ways Busy Pastors Can Improve Their Work-Life Balance

Why Pastors Shouldn’t Preach More Than 40 Weekends A Year

6 Things Your Team Needs That You Aren’t Providing

How To Build Culture & Discipleship In A Growing Church with Heather Zempel [Podcast]

6 Social Media DON’Ts For Church Staff Members

3 Church Leadership Pitfalls That Can Lead To A Split

The 5 Obstacles Of Collaborative Hiring

4 Unspoken Questions Your Church Staff Is Asking You

The Unexpected Benefits Of Sabbaticals with Justin Trapp [Podcast]

How To Ensure Your Church Staff Members Are In The Right Roles

6 Ways You Can Show Your Pastor Appreciation This Month

6 Strategies For Telling Your Church Staff “No”

3 Reasons Your Pastor Needs A Sabbatical

Why Leaders Need Coaching with Shawn Lovejoy [Podcast]

7 Ideas to Show Your Pastor Appreciation This Month

How Personal Branding Can Help You In Your Church Job Search

How To Navigate Working On A Team Where You Don’t Fit The Culture

Why Non-Ministry Experience Is Valuable On Your Church Staff

Recent Trends In Church Staff Compensation with Dr. Warren Bird [Podcast]

3 Ways To Make Your Church Staff Retreats More Effective

4 Practical Tools For Every Church Communications Director

3 Keys To Effective Communication Within Your Church Staff

How To Build A Team With Aligned Vision with Fr. David Roseberry [Podcast]

10 Ways Church Staffs Can Increase Productivity

The ABCs To Leading An Effective #KidMin Small Group

5 Red Flags To Watch For In Church Staff Candidates

How The New Overtime Regulations Will Affect Churches with David Middlebrook [Podcast]

How To Get More Out Of Your Church Staff Meetings

9 Creative Ways Your Church Can Use Instagram Stories This Week

8 Ways To Lead Your Millennial Employees Well

6 Things To Evaluate When Applying For Church Jobs

How Church Leaders Can Dream Bigger with Mark Batterson [Podcast]

6 Ways Churches Can Reach Millennials

5 Reasons Great Candidates Aren’t Joining Your Church Staff

How Church Leaders Should Handle Failure

4 Uncommon Habits Of Emotional Intelligence with Dr. Marcus Warner [Podcast]

6 Steps To Stronger Spiritual Maturity On Your Church Staff

17 Questions Your Pastor Search Committee Should Ask Your Church Staff

5 Things I Wish I'd Done Differently As A Pastor

How Great Leadership Teams Communicate with Ryan Hartwig [Podcast]

What Church Leaders Need To Know About Age Discrimination

10 Ways Youth Pastors Can Equip Their Volunteer Leaders

12 Must-Read Books For Every Children’s Pastor

The Best Resources For Developing Leaders with Todd Adkins [Podcast]

How To Get A Rockstar Children’s Pastor

Why Church Leaders Should Be Originators

5 Things To Look For In An Inexperienced Children’s Pastor

The 5 Benefits Of Collaborative Hiring

How To Announce Your New Pastor

Why Your Church Staff Isn’t Bought Into Your Vision

Why You Shouldn’t Hire Someone With A “Life-Long Calling"

Building A Healthy Multi-Ethnic Church with Mark DeYmaz

3 Things Church Leaders Need To Do Before Confronting Someone

4 Easy Ways To Boost Your Church Staff Culture

21 Signs Your Church Staff Has Toxic Team Culture

How Churches Can Thrive In A Post-Christendom World with Mike McDaniel [Podcast]

3 Steps To Starting A Leadership Pipeline On Your Church Staff

12 Inexpensive Gift Ideas For Your Church’s Volunteers

17 Must-Have Apps For Church Leaders

Finding Purpose In A New Generation with Ken Costa [Podcast]

6 Ways To Inspire Loyalty On Your Church Staff

What Church Leaders Need To Know About Taking Initiative

5 Ways To Ensure Your Children's Ministry Is Safe & Secure

The Most Effective Way To Develop Leaders with Nicole Unice [Podcast]

3 Advantages Of Moving From The Corporate World To A Church Staff

How To Get A Church Job Without Experience

5 Ways To Develop Leaders Within Your Church

5 Surprises About Transitioning To A Church Staff From The Corporate World

Team Building With A Global Perspective with Nick Runyon [Podcast]

How To Successfully Join A New Church Staff

4 Essential Characteristics Of Church Leaders

4 Crucial Steps Of Church Staffing Due Diligence

How OneHope Shares The Gospel With Over 100 Million Children A Year with Rob Hoskins [Podcast]

7 Simple Steps To Finding Your Next Pastor

3 Reasons Why You Haven't Heard From The Search Committee

19 Books Your Church Library Can’t Be Without

What Churches Should Know About Team Building with Dr. James Merritt [Podcast]

5 Hang Ups Of Pastor Search Committees

6 Mistakes Churches Make When Paying Their Pastor

6 Questions Pastor Search Committees Should Ask Before Beginning A Search

Empowering A Community In The Midst Of A Crisis with Jeremy Courtney [Podcast]

6 Mistakes Search Committees Make When Looking For A Senior Pastor

The 4 Biggest Challenges Of Being A Pastor-Less Church

7 Common Conflicts Of Pastor Search Committees

The Official Handbook for Pastor Search Committees with William Vanderbloemen [Podcast]

2 Costly Mistakes Of Pastor Search Committees

9 Characteristics Of An Effective Interim Pastor

Who Should Be On Your Pastor Search Committee?

How To Build A Contagious Church Volunteer Culture with Kevin Lloyd [Podcast]

3 Questions To Ask Before Launching A New Church Program Or Ministry

6 Keys To A Thriving Internship Program For Your Church

5 Social Media & Email Guidelines For Church Staffs

How Saddleback Online Started 1700 Small Groups In 4 Years with Jay Kranda [Podcast]

What The New Overtime Regulations Mean For Your Church Staff

The 5 Factors That Can Move Your Church Forward

15 Signs Of A Great Church Staff Culture

How To Plant A Church For A New Generation with Jeanne Stevens [Podcast]

4 Ways You’re Making Your Worship Pastor's Job Impossible

The Church Leader's Role In Creating The Future

How To Maintain Church Job Satisfaction After The “Honeymoon Phase”

5 Productivity Hacks For Busy Pastors

Bridging The Generational Gap On Your Church Staff with Haydn Shaw [Podcast]

4 Simple Steps To Transform Your Church Staff Culture

3 Reasons You Need A Full-Time Children’s Pastor

4 Key Roles You Need To Break The 500 Barrier

Why More Churches Need An Executive Pastor with David Fletcher [Podcast]

6 Podcasts Every Church Leader Should Listen To

The 4 Costly Consequences Of A Bad Church Staff Hire

3 Reasons You Should Be Paying Your Children’s Pastor More

The Most Common Financial Mistakes Churches Make with Randy Ongie [Podcast]

4 Non-Monetary Ways To Attract A Great Church Staff Candidate

4 Ways Pastors Can Deal With Vision Hijackers

5 Ways To Help Your New Church Staff Hires Transition Well

3 Important Questions To Ask A Candidate’s Spouse

How To Create Small Groups For Everyone with Chris Surratt [Podcast]

2 Questions To Help Church Staff Members Ask For A Raise

5 Things You Can’t Determine From A Resume

The 7 Most Common Church Staffing Mistakes

8 Reasons Your Church Staff Needs A Senior Leadership Team

Why Children's Ministry Is The Growth Engine Of The Church with Dale Hudson [Podcast]

7 Unique Volunteer Opportunities For Your Church

The Key To Handling Conflict On Your Church Leadership Team

21 Ways To Encourage Your Church Volunteers This Week

5 Ways To Create Church Volunteer Opportunities For Everyone

Why Your Church Building Matters More Than You Think with Tim Cool [Podcast]

3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Looking For A New Church Job

How To Establish (And Reinforce) Your Church Staff’s Core Values

5 Church Salary Tips for Small Churches

4 Practical Steps To Improve Your Church Job Satisfaction

GenZ: The Generation The Church Isn't Talking About with Amy-Jo Girardier [Podcast]

4 Vital Considerations When Contemplating a Church Job Change

How To Ask Your Boss For Help

How Being Stuck In The Past Will Hurt Your Church

Building A Purpose Driven Catholic Church with Father Michael White [Podcast]

4 Good Habits Of Effective Church Leaders

5 Uncommon Qualities To Look For In Your Next Ministry Hire

6 Essential Roles For Your Creative Arts Team

Finding Financial Peace In Retirement with Chris Hogan [Podcast]

6 Ways Small Churches Drive Away Visitors

How To Interview For Quality Work Ethic

10 Awesome Resources For Your Student Ministry

Building Chemistry On Senior Leadership Teams with Vic Pentz and Marnie Crumpler

4 Challenges Churches Face When Hiring For Worship Roles

4 Reasons Your Pastor Left After One Year

6 Checkpoints To Find The Right Consultant For Your Church

How To Build Team Culture In Multisite Ministry with Perry Noble [Podcast]

3 Keys To Help Your Children’s Ministry Thrive

10 Things Your Pastor Won't Tell You

7 Elements To Include On Your Pastor Search Website

Creating A Collaborative Team Of Problem Solvers with Tim Sanders [Podcast]

4 Myths About Hiring Introverts For Your Church Staff

4 Ways To Set Your Associate Pastor Up For Success

3 Questions To Help Pastors Build Their Dream Team

How To Scale A Simple Church Strategy with Eric Geiger [Podcast]

Should You Offer Bonuses To Your Church Staff?

The Simplicity And Complexity Of Leadership For Our Troubled Times

Keys To Multisite Ministry & Campus Pastor Success [Interview]

Finding Beauty In Our Brokenness with Nick Vujicic [Podcast]

The Top 5 Multisite Ministry Malfunctions

The 3 Models Of Multisite Ministry

3 People Church Leaders Should Speak To Before Leaving Their Job

Sharing an Exclusive Faith with Dr. Robert Jeffress [Podcast]

How Your Church Can Implement An Emergency Leadership Plan

7 Mistakes Church Leaders Make When Trying To Rest

10 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Searching For A New Church Job

Integrating Faith With Business In Ireland with Steve Vaughan [Podcast]

The 3 Most Undervalued Staff Positions At Your Church

6 Common Mindsets That Drain All Church Leaders

2 Ways To Retain Church Visitors In The New Year

Finding The Yes In Ministry with Pastor Jud Wilhite [Podcast]

3 Ways Your Church Can Make Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Dream A Reality

3 Action Steps After A Bad End Of Year Staff Review

5 Ways Picking A Theme For Your Year Can Keep You Productive

Developing The Next Generation Of Church Leaders with Dan Reiland [Podcast]

7 Simple Ministry Job Hunting Tips

4 Ways To Improve Hiring At Your Church

6 Things For Church Leaders To Do Better In The New Year

Do Virtual Teams Really Work? with Bryan Miles [Podcast]

6 Steps For Church Leaders To Plan For The New Year

Our Top 15 Blog Posts Of 2015

11 New Year’s Resolutions For Church Leaders

4 Steps To Better Leadership In The New Year

Is A Seminary Degree Really Worth It? with Princeton's Dr. Craig Barnes [Podcast]

4 Questions Pastors Must Ask Themselves At The End Of Every Year

5 Ways For Church Leaders To Recharge After Christmas

5 Ways To Better Engage Your Church Website Visitors

The Value Of Pain In Church Leadership with Sam Chand [Podcast]

4 Ways Churches Should Use Content To Reach Their Community

4 Things A Ministry Resume Doesn't Tell You

5 Tips For Defining Your Church Staff Culture

Developing Authentic Church Leadership with Pastor Joby Martin [Podcast]

Pastors: How To Care For Your Family Through Seasons Of Transition

5 Tips For Pastor Search Committees Evaluating Ministry Resumes

How To Make Your Church Staff Feel Appreciated This Christmas

Remaining Faithful During A Pastoral Transition with Shawn Lovejoy [Podcast]

How To Interview For Mission And Vision Alignment

4 Essential Elements Of An Effective Christmas Eve Service

5 Questions Your Pastor Search Committee Should Ask Your Church Staff

23 Creative Ideas For Your Christmas Eve Service

True Stewardship and Intentional Living with Chris Brown [Podcast]

3 Mistakes Churches Make In Seasons Of Transition

11 Ways Your Church Can Engage Your Community This Christmas

Vanderbloemen Search Group Gives Thanks

The Power Of Teachability with Pastor Matt Keller [Podcast]

3 Reasons Your Church Should Celebrate Advent

How To Jumpstart Your Children's Ministry with North Point's Kendra Fleming [Podcast]

6 Ways For Church Leaders To Become Effective Delegators

Developing Extraordinary Church Leadership with Jenni Catron [Podcast]

The 4 Types Of Campus Pastors (And Which One You Need)

3 Characteristics Of An Awesome Staff Culture

The 5 Costly Losses Of A Vacant Church Staff Position

[Podcast] Staying Focused On Your Calling with Joel Osteen

6 Steps To Delivering Constructive Church Staff Feedback

5 Ways Church Leaders Can Inspire Gratitude This Month

[Podcast] 4 Keys To Effective Church Revitalization with Thom Rainer

3 Steps To Resolve Conflict On Your Church Staff

[Podcast] Developing A Leadership Culture with Tim Stevens

5 Ways To Keep An Excellent Executive Assistant

[Podcast] How To Accelerate Generosity In Your Church with Jim Sheppard

6 Facebook Tips Every Church Should Know

5 Elements To An Effective Volunteer Agreement & Job Description

3 Reasons Your Pastor Search Is Taking Too Long

[Podcast] The Value of Intentional Leadership Development with Darrin Patrick

8 Inexpensive Ways To Build Staff Culture This Fall

21 Ways To Thank Your Leaders This Boss's Day

[Podcast] How To Reach Millennials Through Liturgy with Rusty Gates

[Quiz] How Strong Is Your Church's Volunteer Culture?

[Podcast] How To Save A Dying Church With Ron Edmondson

6 Ways To Lower Your Volunteer Turnover Rate

9 Ways To Thank Your Pastor This Month

The Top 10 Reasons Why Staff Leave Their Ministry Positions

[Podcast] How to Lead a Team of Millennials with Brad Lomenick

6 Things To Look For In A Ministry Resume

[Podcast] What's NEXT? Succession Planning with Warren Bird

5 Ways To Maximize Efficiency In An Open Office Environment

[Podcast] How to Build a Contagious Culture with Dave Ramsey

2 Strategies For Pastors To Become Better Communicators

Free Template: How To Craft An Effective Job Description

3 Interview Questions That Shed Light On Ministry Candidates' Transitions

[Podcast] Why Should I Care About Diversity and Growth? with Dr. Ronnie Floyd

5 Reasons California Is Unique (And How It Affects Your Hiring)

Building High Capacity Teams for the Virtual Church with Nils Smith [Podcast]

21 Questions Church Leaders Should Ask Themselves Every 6 Months

[Podcast] How To Balance Rapid Growth And Team Building With Pastor Nicole Crank

2 Pitfalls Of Hiring For Cultural Fit (And How To Avoid Them)

5 Ways To Attract The Right Candidates With Your Job Description

Free Download: The Church Leader's Guide To Personality Assessments

5 Ways Church Leaders Can Be True Disciples

[Podcast] How Your Church Can Break Through Growth Barriers with Chris Hodges

[Podcast] What Should You Pay Your Pastor? Church Staff Compensation with Ben Homesley

8 Signs It Might Be Time To Resign From Your Church Staff

13 Questions To Ask Before You Send A Church-wide Email

[Podcast] How to Hand the Baton to the Next Generation with Pastor Mike Robertson

How To Conduct Effective Brainstorming Meetings With Your Church Staff

Free Guide: Exit Interviewing For Church Leaders 101

[Podcast] Why Church Plants Fail And How To Avoid It With ARC's Dino Rizzo

5 Practical Steps To Assess Your Church Staff’s Compensation

3 Questions Church Leaders Should Ask At The Start Of The School Year

Is Your Church Succession-Ready?

[Podcast] How To Use Technology To Engage Millennials In The Church

Free Template: Congregational Survey For Senior Pastor Searches

7 Checkpoints To Assess Your Children’s Ministry Volunteers

How Church Teams Can Stay Organized Amidst Chaos

16 Books Every Church Leader Should Read On Their Next Sabbatical

8 Characteristics Of Successful Church Revitalizations

How To Lead Your Team Through Exponential Growth

Free Download: 4 Ways Small Churches Can Attract Great Pastoral Candidates

8 Questions Pastors Must Ask Before Announcing Their Succession

3 Ways Nonprofits Get Compensation Wrong

Why Churches Need Better Pastor Searches [Infographic]

4 Ways To Advance On The Leadership Pathway

3 Lessons The Golden State Warriors Can Teach Us About Healthy Leadership Teams

Free Template: Community Needs Assessment For Churches

5 Ways For Your Church To Meet Your Community’s Needs

Time Management 101 For Busy Church Leaders

3 Things To Include In Effective Church Staff Reviews

How To Prepare For A Church Staff Member Search

6 Qualities To Look For When Hiring Administrative Staff

Succession Planning For Senior Pastors [Infographic]

True Freedom: Reflections On Independence Day

7 Crimes Your Church Is Committing On The Internet

5 Hiring Lessons Church Leaders Can Learn From Apple

Free Download: Listening Guide For Evaluating Sermon Samples

4 Ways Youth Pastors Can Weather A Tough Season Of Ministry

How To Foster Excellence Among Worship Team Volunteers

When Is It Time To Hire A Search Firm?

5 Ways To Introduce Your New Pastor To Your Church & Community

Should Your Church Have A Bad Hire Budget?

7 Ways To Maintain Momentum During The Interim Pastor Period

5 Steps To Successfully Launch A New Ministry At Your Church

7 Key Interview Questions To Ask For Operations And Finance Roles

How To Prioritize Hires On Your Church Staff

4 Lessons That Megachurches Can Learn From Churches Of 50

5 Things Great Leaders Don’t Do

Free Download: 7 Ways To Make A Bad Hire (And How To Avoid It)

7 Ways For Churches To Break Through The 200 Attendees Barrier

3 Reasons Churches Need Objective Eyes

6 Red Flags To Look Out For In Phone Interviews

How To Succeed Under A Burnt Out Leader

Free Download: 10 Essential Children’s Ministry Safety Best Practices

3 Ways To Create Contagious Staff Culture

3 Things You Hate To Hear About Failure

How Smart Leaders Spot And Prevent Workaholism

Free Checklist: 12 Inexpensive Ways To Boost Your Church Staff Morale

5 Ways To Get The Most From The Orange Conference #OC15

4 Things College Graduates Should Look For In A First Ministry Job

What To Do When You Lose Your Pastor

5 Things Your Volunteers Almost Told You Before Leaving

4 Common Lies We Believe About Looking For A New Church Job

The 10 Commandments of Pastoral Succession Planning [Infographic]

4 Ways Senior Pastors Should Relate To Their Staff

3 Questions To Drastically Improve Your Communication

7 Reasons Seminary Is Valuable Work Experience

What Is Periscope And How Should Your Church Use It?

Free Download: 4 Keys To Assessing Pastoral Traits In Candidates

4 Keys To Thriving In A Fast-Paced Work Environment

Easter Devotional: The Comedy Of Redemption

How To Spot Disengaged Employees

5 Quick Resume Tips For Your Church Job Search

Church Leaders: Is Your Team Thriving?

5 Crucial Details For Your Easter Service Preparations

Free Download: A Brief Guide To Help Your Congregation Engage In Holy Week

7 Ideas To Make Your Easter Service Memorable

4 Things To Consider When Hiring Millennials

7 Characteristics Of Highly Effective Employees

The Top 10 Essentials For Your Church Website

Job-Seekers: Is The Grass Really Greener?

3 Steps To Take Your Church To The Next Level

Free Download: The Comprehensive Checklist For Staff Meetings That Work

Church Leadership Insight: Count The YES Votes

8 Questions To Ask Before Planning Your Church Easter Egg Hunt

5 Technical Keys To Enhancing Your Church Worship Services

How To Confront Your Boss Effectively, Part I

How Your “Gut” May Be Interfering With Your Hiring

Do You Have Seat Fillers On Your Church Staff?

4 Questions To Lead You To Your Dream Ministry Job

4 Simple Tips For Beginning Your Church Job Search

4 Ways to Help Your Congregation Engage In Lent

5 Things Children’s Pastors Need To Hear From Church Leadership

How To Leave Your Job Well: 9 Questions For Pastors To Answer

3 Ways To Lead Your Church Staff Through A Crisis

Free Template: Pastor Search Committee Member Agreement

Churches: Is Working With Friends Worth The Mess?

3 Temptations That Can Trick You Into Taking The Wrong Church Job

9 Tactics For Effective Staff Meetings

The 5 Habits Of Highly Effective Job Seekers

4 Reasons To Let Young Pastors Lead, Fail, And Learn

13 Ways To Sabotage Your Senior Pastor Search

What Can Your Staff Learn From The Fastest Growing Churches?

Free Download: The Secret Weapon Every Great Leader Uses

4 Signs Your Volunteers Are Getting Burned Out (And How To Fix It)

The Most Encouraging Blog Post You’ll Read All Week

Why All Leaders Should Follow Jack Bauer

The 5 Mistakes Churches Make In Worship Pastor Searches

Get Naked: How Vulnerability Can Transform Your Leadership

Free Download: Pastor Search Prayer Calendar

5 Twitter Hacks For Churches

3 Things For Leaders To Eliminate In 2015

Church Leadership Insight: Walk In Stupid Every Day

6 Ways To Keep Leaders From Leaving Your Team

5 Ways To Fail Your Ministry Interview

The Top 9 Insight Articles Of 2014

Why Church Leaders Should Stalk Potential Employees

How Old Should Your Next Pastor Be?

Free Download: 8 Costly Church Budget Mistakes

6 Simple Tips To Make The Most Of Your Christmas Vacation

17 Ways To Recharge During Your Holiday Downtime

The 3-Step Guide For Emailing Busy Pastors

4 Tactics Church Leaders Use To Overcome Criticism

How To Build Your Volunteer Base This Christmas

5 Ways For Your Church Staff To Take Advantage Of The Holidays

10 Tips For An Effective Christmas Eve Service

7 Essential Attributes Of Exceptional Executive Pastors

The Top 5 Traits Church Leaders Want From 2015 Graduates

3 Ways To Amplify Your First 90 Days On The Job

Give Thanks And Live

7 Ways To Tell Your Staff You’re Thankful For Them This Thanksgiving

Churches: 3 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Hiring An “IT Guy”

9 Essential Qualities Of Exceptional Leaders

Church Staffing Advice: Don’t Mess With People’s Lives

4 Things Churches Can Learn From Cheesesteaks And Our Forefathers

3 Costly Consequences Of Hiring Too Slowly

Sasquatch, Unicorns, and Perfect Senior Pastors

10 Lords A Leaping… And Other Seasonal Church Outreach Ideas

Church Leaders: 5 Ways To Set A Healthy Pace Of Living

3 Ways To Merge Your Faith With Technology

Should Your Church Staff Operate More Like A Family Or A Team?

Free Download: 4 Cultural Challenges Of Rapidly Growing Churches

5 Lessons Your Church Staff Can Learn From Theatre

How To Make Hires That Stick

3 Ways To Turn Your Attendees Into Volunteers

4 Common Misconceptions About Discerning Your Calling

3 Leadership Myths That (Shouldn’t) Affect Your Hiring Decisions

Churches: 3 Smart Strategies To Prevent A Crash

Your 3-Step Guide To A Successful Church Transition

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Unemployment

7 Challenging Interview Questions For High-Potential Church Staff Candidates

When Is It Okay To “Fire” Church Volunteers?

Free Download: 11 Qualities Of Outstanding Church Board Members

How To Effectively Lead Millennials On Your Church Staff

4 Sure-Fire Ways To Drive Singles From Your Church

8 Encouragements To Share With Your Children’s Ministry Volunteers This Week

3 Ideas To Dispel The “Perfect Candidate” Myth

3 Things I Learned About Church From The Construction Industry

Worship Pastors: 4 Essential Tips To Land The Interview

5 Insights To Leading Your Pastor Search After A Moral Failure

How To Fire A Friend, Part 1: Subtracting For Growth

How To Fire A Friend, Part 2: Subtracting For Growth

3 No-Nonsense Steps For Communicating With Clarity

5 Common Pitfalls Of Pastoral Search Committees

Why Your GPA Doesn’t Matter: 6 Ways to Improve Your Relational Intelligence

7 Action Items For Your First Month In Seminary

5 Simple Twitter Tips For Churches

Divine Intersections: How Does Vanderbloemen Find Your Candidates?

4 Tips For Seamlessly Joining A New Church Team

7 Dangerous Mistakes Made By Fast-Growing Ministries

3 Reasons To Hire For Potential Over Experience

5 Deadly States Of Mind That Can Lead To Moral Failure

5 Things Your Worship Band Isn’t Telling You

The #1 Secret To Being A Successful Leader

Free Download: 10 Reasons To Not Take That Church Job

Churches, Church Staffs, and the San Antonio Spurs

Free Download: 10 Ways To Prevent Burnout In Ministry

How To Keep Christ The Center Of Your Pastoral Search Process

6 Ways To Start A Special Needs Ministry On A Budget

9 (Inexpensive) Ways To Have Fun With Your Church Staff This Summer

4 Tips To Take Your Church Service From Good To Great

4 Things That Keep Smart Children’s Pastors Awake At Night

Why High Capacity Children’s Pastors Are So Hard To Find

Free Download: The First 5 Commandments of Pastoral Succession Planning

You’re About To Graduate Seminary… Now What?

3 Lessons New Home Sales Can Teach Us About Search

8 Ways To Be Excellent In The Workplace

3 Self-Defeating Pitfalls To Avoid When Experiencing Change

13 Characteristics Of A Generous Leader

Free Download: 5 Steps To Recovering After You’ve Failed

Free Download: The Secret Sauce To An Effective #KidMin Volunteer Strategy

Summertime Means Intern-time…Are You Ready?

Why The Kids In Your Children’s Ministry Would Rather Go To “Big Church”

The Two Vital Questions In Planning A Successful Easter Service

9 Ways to Encourage Your Church Staff This Easter

Free Download: 10 Ways To Lose Great Staff Members

Revolutionary or Evolutionary? 5 Tips for Pastors in a New Role

7 Warning Signs Your Church Staff Is In Trouble

3 Problems With Choosing Youth Over Wisdom In Church Staffing

5 Ways To Start A Special Needs Ministry At Your Church

3 Deadly Symptoms of a Sick Church Staff Culture

18 Creative Ways To Keep Your Church Attendees Awake This Sunday

Church Planting Tools: How To Build An Effective HR Strategy

How To Develop & Implement Change On Your Church Staff

I’ve Been Fired from a Ministry Role…Now what?

Are Personality Tests Keeping You From Making The Right Hire?

3 Reasons You’re Struggling To Find A Children’s Pastor & How To Fix Them

Mastering the Art of the One-On-One Meeting

Free Download: 8 Ways to Spot Emotionally Elite Candidates

5 Tips To Attract High Capacity Leaders To A Non-Attractive Location

5 Things Churches Need To Know To Stay Relevant

3 R’s To Using Holiday Downtime Wisely

What To Do When Your Pastor Search Committee Can’t Agree

Technical Essentials For A Sunday Experience

How To Increase Productivity On Your Ministry Team

4 Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas For Your Church Staff

Why You Should Celebrate “Wins” With Your Team

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