VanderNews: Feb 11, 2020



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Our Latest News & Resources

"Every leader is an interim leader." Most leaders agree with this statement when they read it. But at the same time, many of them never picture themselves doing anything else. And most don’t plan for their departure. Read our latest e-book to jumpstart your succession planning. 

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 Seminar | XP - Seminar Dallas, TX Feb. 19-20

Register for the 16th annual XP-Seminar February 19-20, 2020 to hear from our CEO and Founder, William Vanderbloemen as he discusses how pastors and church leaders can plan for succession with excellence without losing momentum. Reserve your spot now

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Pre-Order: Next: Pastor Succession That Works, Expanded and Updated

Packed with new research, new interviews, and practical solutions, this updated and expanded edition of Next: Pastoral Succession That Works, Expanded and Updated will equip pastors, ministry teams, and Christian organizations to navigate leadership changes with wisdom and grace.

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Blog | Five Things to Give Volunteers and Fans For Stellar Ministry Promotion

There is no better voice for you and your ministry than your biggest fans! Think about yourself and how you communicate first—if you have a great experience, do you rave to your friends or do you forget about it unless asked? Our Executive Search Consultant, Eric Albert, shares five ways to turn your fans into recruiters



New Searches


Cascade Fellowship Christian Reformed Church

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Weekly Attendance: 425

Holy Trinity Church

Location: McLean, Virginia

Weekly Attendance: 500

Calvary Baptist Church

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Weekly Attendance: 2,200

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North Parkersburg Baptist

Location: Parkersburg, West Virginia

Weekly Attendance: 750

Pillar Ministries

Denomination: Evangelical Protestant

Neighborhood: Zarephath, New Jersey

Christ Presbyterian Church

Location: Edina, Minnesota

Weekly Attendance: 1,100


Life Action Ministries

Staff Size: 181 + 70 Full-Time Volunteers

Location: Buchanan, Michigan

The Moody Church

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Denomination: Nondenominational

Willow Creek Community Church

Denomination: Nondenominational 

Weekly Attendance: 21,000 

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Recent Hire | New Church Hires Lead Pastor

New Church has expanded its leadership team with a key hire, with Matt Richardson stepping in to serve as their new Lead Pastor. Matt joins New Church after previously serving as the Teaching Pastor at The River Christian Church. 

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VanderDifference | Team Work Makes the Dream Work

Our team of 38 staffing professionals is centrally located in one office, allowing a level of collaboration on every search that is unachievable virtually.

Our Executive Search Consultants and Research Specialists are full-time, salaried employees, not contractors paid on commission per placement. This fosters a collaborative environment where we encourage shared ideas and candidate networks. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do.

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