VanderNews: Nov 12, 2019


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Our Latest News & Resources


How to Analyze the Cost-Efficiency of Your Staff

As I coach and consult with scores of senior and executive pastors around the country every year, these are two of the most common questions they have. They look at their budget and feel like they are spending way too much on staff, but then look at what needs to get done and want to hire more team members. How can a leader accurately measure staff efficiency?

Listen to the full episode here.


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VIDEO | We're a Thought Leader

Come along with us on the road to see the work we do. Hear from Brian Jensen as he visits Shepherd's Gate Church in Shelby Township, Michigan. At Vanderbloemen, we heavily invest time and energy into providing premium leadership resources to help you build your best team.

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BLOG | Conversations to Have on College Campuses This Year (Part II)

The beginning of a new academic year always brings with it the renewed energy to see growth and transformation in college students' lives. As you strategize new approaches to this growth and plot out how you will tackle this year's development, check out the following conversation ideas.  

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EVENT | Free Church Staff Culture Roundtable in Irvine, CA

Tim Stevens shares what he's heard from other ministry and church leaders about their biggest takeaways from the roundtables. Save your seat for our LAST roundtable of the year at Mariner's Church in Irvine on November 19th from 11 am - 1 pm. Reserve your seat here.

New Searches


Life Action Ministries

Location: Buchanan, Michigan

Grace Community School

Total Enrollment: 1,000

Location: Tyler, Texas

Luis Palau Association

Denomination: Nondenominational

Location: Beaverton, Portland, Oregon

Chief Operating Officer →

Hume Lake Christian Camps

Location: Hume, California

Annual Attendance: over 43,000 guests

Associate Minister of Family Ministries →

 First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn

Location: Glen Ellyn, Illinois

Weekly Attendance: 380

Holland Heights Christian Reformed Church

Location: Holland, Michigan

Weekly Attendance: 250-260

The Moody Church

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Denomination: Nondenominational

Church Planter →

Orchard NEO

Denomination: Non-denominational

Neighborhood: Northeast, OH

Pillar Ministries

Denomination: Evangelical Protestant

Neighborhood: Zarephath, New Jersey

Willow Creek Community Church

Denomination: Nondenominational 

Weekly Attendance: 21,000 

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Recent Hire | Calvary Church of Naperville Hires Senior Pastor

Calvary Church of Naperville has expanded its leadership team with a key hire, with Marty Sloan stepping in to serve as their new Senior Pastor. Marty joins Calvary Church of Naperville after previously serving as the Lead Pastor of Harvest Time, a thriving church congregation with a weekly attendance of over 2,500 people in Fort Smith, AR.


Strategic Partners 

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Featured Partner | Blake Stanley

Vanderbloemen is excited to introduce Blake Stanley as a Strategic Partner. Blake is a coach with our Strategic Partner, Courage To Lead. Currently, he is serving as the Executive Pastor at 3Circle Church in Fairhope, Alabama. Our clients will be introduced to Blake to consult on ways to build and implement systems that work, to help churches and organizations grow and thrive.