VanderNews: May 25th


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Many times people ask me, “William do we need to find a candidate that we don’t know about, or should we look at candidates we already know?” Most often, this takes the form of a question like “William, we have a great candidate on staff who could be my successor. How should we figure out if he’s the right guy?”

Determining a new leader for your church is a high-pressure and high-impact decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. In order to help remove some of the pressure of those decisions, I wanted to share the three major lessons I've been learned recently when it comes to internal hires. 

SHARE YOUR STORY | THE STATE OF THE CHURCH POST-COVIDBlog rectangle headers (6)-3

We've been studying how churches will measure growth and health post-COVID, and we'd love to hear what you’re thinking and doing. Join us as we work together to discover the most effective ways of measuring health and growth in a post-pandemic world by taking this confidential 5-minute survey.

PODCAST | BREAKING BOUNDARIES TO PURSUE GOD'S CALLING WITH TERESA 

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In our newest podcast episode, Teresa Hairston, founder of Gospel Today magazine and current publisher and author, shares how she broke into the publishing world in the midst of opposition. If you're looking for encouragement in walking in your calling, listen to this podcast here


blog | MISSION FIT HIRING: how TO ENSURE YOU'RE HIRING FOR GROWTH

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When there is no clear expectation aside from uncertainty, it is nearly impossible to have vision. To learn how to combat this, check out these thoughts from our partner Nick Bogardus of The Relational Advisory Group. Read the blog here

 

New Searches:

 

Principal→

Abundant Life Christian School

Location: Wilmington, Massachusetts

Enrollment: 122

 

Head of School→

San Antonio Christian School

Location: San Antonio, Texas

Enrollment: 908

 

Senior Pastor→

St Mark Missionary Church

Location: Mishawaka, Indiana

Weekly Attendance: 900

 

New Life Presbyterian Church

Location: Escondido, California

Weekly Attendance: 400 | 700 Pre-COVID

 

Groups Director/Pastor→

Hope Church

Location: Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

Weekly Attendance: 520

 

Advancement Director→

Hope for Haiti's Children

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

 

Student Minister→

Church at the Cross

Location: Grapevine, Texas

Weekly Attendance: 1,000

 

 

Communications Director→

Cornerstone Ministries

Location: Murrysville, Pennsilvania

Weekly Attendance: 2,000

 

Associate Pastor of Discipleship→

Centreville Presbyterian Church

Location: Centreville, Virginia

Weekly Attendance: 170 | 300 Pre-Covid

 

Faith Community Church→

Faith Community Church

Location: Hopkinton, Massacchusetts

Weekly Attendance: 730 Pre-Covid