Beginning the journey to self-care can be daunting. But as is the case in most everything, the journey begins with small steps. This is especially important for church staff members, as ministry is a 24/7 job.
These six steps take as little as ten minutes to accomplish and can make a huge impact on both your work and personal life.
Here at Vanderbloemen Search Group, we ask candidates to provide 3-5 references, regardless of the position they’re seeking. We also ask that these references fall into one of these three categories: supervisor, colleague or subordinate.
'Tis the season to think about end-of-the-year thank you cards and Christmas gifts for the volunteers in your ministry. Christmas time comes as ministry budgets are running on empty fumes and staffs have hectic schedules. Below are five easy and inexpensive holiday gift ideas for the volunteers at your church.
We all wish we could be more productive with our day, but very few of us actually use all the time in our day well. If you work on a busy church staff, chances are you are looking for ways to improve your productivity. You may not waste huge chunks of time, but you'd be surprised how often those smaller, 15 minute segments of time fall through the cracks.
An extremely important part of the church staffing and hiring process is conducting due diligence on candidates. The information uncovered in the due diligence process is very valuable in that it may give specific insight into whether the candidate is a good fit for your church and, if so, the best way to lead the candidate.
What would happen if you, a leader on your church staff, got hit by a bus tomorrow? No, I’m not trying to diagnose your personal spiritual state or eternal life plans. The question I’m trying to get at is: who would do your job in the short (or long) term if you were unable to?
As the temperatures start to get cooler, many are taking time out of their busy schedule to participate in favorite fall pastimes. Here are eight inexpensive ways to use some of these favorite fall activities to build your church staff culture.
Hosting an Easter Egg Hunt is a fun and culturally understood way to engage families in your church and the local community around Easter. As we lead up to the weeks before Easter, and as many of you are frantically putting your last minute details together for your Easter Egg Hunt, here are eight questions to ask yourself to make your big event a success.