VanderNews: March 2nd

Our Latest News & Resources

 

Succession readiness is a hard topic for any Christian organization to discuss. Sometimes leaders can feel alone as they try to find support in exploring the next season of their organization. But now, more than ever, as pastors are burned out and ready to transition earlier than expected, succession conversations are more important than ever.

If you've found yourself in this situation or simply want to prepare for when succession does come, be sure to check out our CEO & founder, William Vanderbloemen's new book on pastoral succession here. The updated and expanded edition of Next: Pastoral Succession That Works will equip pastors, ministry teams, and Christian organizations to navigate leadership changes with wisdom and grace.

blog | mistakes committees make when searching for a pastor

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In this blog post, we're sharing the top hiring mistakes we commonly see on search committees and alternative approaches that are healthier and effective. Catch our insights here.

 

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In our newest podcast episode, Pastor Tim Harlow explains the ways in which COVID has affected pastoral succession, why long-term succession plans work, and how to go about healthy transition.



PODCAST | evolution OF THE BLACK CHURCH:
the impacts of gentrification on the black church

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In part four of our series, The History and Evolution of The Black Church, Pastor Faison discusses the ways in which gentrification affects The Black Church.

 

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