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Why Christian Leaders Need To Rediscover Their Curiosity with Barnabas Piper [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, Holly talks with Barnabas Piper, author, speaker, blogger, and thought-leader.

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Posted by Katie Viscontini on 4/4/17 7:31 AM

15 Awesome Resources For Church Leaders

Every church leader I know is always looking for new resources offering fresh insight church leadership and team building. Leadership takes on various forms and is interpreted differently by everyone; therefore, an endless amount of knowledge on the subject of church and ministry leadership is available.

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Posted by Nicole Cochran on 4/3/17 7:26 AM

Why Your Church Should Consider Having A Teaching Team

Even for the most gifted teacher, preaching every Sunday week after week can take its toll. The pressure to create sermon material that will edify, challenge, and/or comfort your congregation 52 times a year can become overwhelming and lead to burnout, both for you and your church. Creating a teaching team is a simple antidote for this problem.

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Posted by Sarah Newsome on 3/30/17 7:11 AM

Leaving The Corporate World? How To Find The Best Ministry Role For You

Making a transition from a career in the corporate world to ministry can be difficult, but it isn’t completely out of the ordinary. People feel called to ministry at different stages in their lives and careers. Once you feel that call, if you aren’t already volunteering your time to a local church or ministry, you need to start. It’s helpful to include your volunteer or bi-vocational ministry experience on your resume alongside your secular experience. 

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Posted by Jeff Gilmer on 3/29/17 7:44 AM

Ways Your Church Can Minister To Nearly-Weds with Scott Kedersha [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, Bob Sutton talks with Scott Kedersha, the Director of Premarital Ministry at Watermark Community Church in Dallas, TX.

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Posted by Katie Viscontini on 3/28/17 7:37 AM

5 Ways To Foster Contentment In The Workplace

Part of my role as an Executive Search Consultant is, at times, interviewing someone who isn't happy in their current position. For one reason or another, they feel that they need to move to the next level, are not being paid enough, are feeling a "holy dissatisfaction," or are simply unhappy with their responsibilities or manager.

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Posted by Tracey Smith on 3/27/17 7:15 AM

What To Do If Your Candidate Gets A Bad Reference

You’ve found a great candidate for your church staff. Your team loves them, your church loves them, and you can’t wait to bring them on board. You do your due diligence and perform reference checks. But what do you do when one of the reference checks has negative things to say about the candidate? It’s always surprising and never something you should sweep under the rug. You have to address it, but where do you start? 

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Posted by Sarah Robins on 3/23/17 7:46 AM

How To Manage Volunteers For Your (& Their) Sanity

 

You already know that volunteers are the lifeblood of your church’s ministries. You probably also know that managing their schedules and keeping your volunteer rosters full can be difficult. Here are a few tips to help you overcome this common challenge!

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Posted by Sarah Newsome on 3/22/17 7:26 AM

How To Lead & Develop Creatives On Your Church Staff with Stephen Brewster [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 Stephen Brewster, the Creative Arts Pastor of Real Life Church in Orlando, FL.

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Posted by Katie Viscontini on 3/21/17 7:19 AM

How To Engage & Retain Your Easter Visitors

In the Christian world, there’s a category of churchgoers who fall into the “Easter and Christmas” category. These people may identify as a Christian, but only attend church twice a year. What keeps them coming back every year? It may be tradition, family, or obligation, but with the right perspective, they could be the very people on the brink of a whole new way of life.

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Posted by Meredith Mohr on 3/20/17 7:47 AM

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