VanderNews: August 18th, 2020

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Whether you're in ministry or education, the next few weeks are critical but can feel overwhelming as we launch a new semester that looks different than ever before. As you prepare for Fall, check out an overview of our student and family ministry blog and webinar, that walks through practical ways to meet students where they are during this trying season.

We'd also like to remind you to join us in understanding the overall impact of the PPP by participating in a quick, 5-minute survey. Learn more about how you can participate in the survey and receive data on how your organization’s PPP experience compares to others here

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BLOG | How To Avoid Becoming A Sacrificial Pastor

Copy of Sacrificial Pastor

Christians would agree that Jesus is the one true “sacrificial lamb.” But far too often, when a beloved pastor leaves their church, the new pastor becomes a “sacrificial pastor.” In other words, they can’t escape the shadow cast by their predecessor. Learn five ways to ensure a new leader is more than an interim leader. 

PODCAST | Seeking Unity In Diversity With Pastors, Rufus Smith & Jimmy Rollins

Unity In Diversity Podcast

In our most recent Vanderbloemen Leadership Podcast episode, Jimmy Rollins, Pastor of i5City Church in Glen Burnie, Maryland, and Rufus Smith, Pastor at Hope Evangelical Presbyterian in Cordova, Tennessee, discusses the seeds of racial unrest and reconciliation in the church.


BLOG | Avoiding The 5 Common Pitfalls Of Hiring Internal CandidatesHiring Internal Candidates

One of the more common conversations we have with churches is about how they should deal with an internal candidate. Internal candidates can be tricky and emotional waters to navigate. Be aware of these 5 pitfalls of hiring internal candidates and how to avoid them.

 

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