VanderNews: Oct 15, 2019


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Our Latest News & Resources


Top Factors to Consider for Church Salaries

Salary is a contention point for every organization, but this is especially the case for churches. As a small church, it’s hard to know what hires to make, and deciding on a salary for those hires makes the decision-making process even more difficult. How do you know if your pay is fair, and how can you navigate a conversation about it in a practical and God-honoring way?

Listen to the full episode here.


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NEWS | Vanderbloemen Expands To 4 New Markets in 2020

Vanderbloemen is excited to announce that we are expanding to four new markets beyond our Houston headquarters in 2020; Chicago, Atlanta, Phoenix, and Orange County. Read more about our expansion here.

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RESOURCE | How Your Church Can Empower Millennials to Serve

 Christian Millennials see social justice as a response to and reflection of the gospel. Churches that want to reach this generation of adults and increase the impact of their ministry need to reinforce that serving in whatever capacity we can is part of following Christ.  

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EVENT | Free Online Conference - THIS WEEK

We're hosting a free online conference with our friends at Generis on October 16. The Culture Conference is a free digital conference that provides practical talks from today’s top leaders to help ministry leaders build thriving teams, cultivate inspiring workplaces, and transform their communities with the love of Jesus. Reserve your spot here.

New Searches


 Hume Lake Christian Camps

Denomination: Nondenomiantional

Weekly Attendance: > 43,000 guests

The Moody Church

Denomination: Nondenominational

Weekly Attendance: 1,900

New Heights Church

Denomination: Converge

Weekly Attendance: 3,500

New Church

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Weekly Attendance: 330

Life Action Ministries

Neighborhood: Buchanan, Michigan 

Staff Size: 181 + 70 full time volunteers

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 Hires | The Church of the Cross Hires Assistant Rector

Kevin Cook joins The Church of the Cross as their new Assistant Rector and Chaplain after serving as Assistant Pastor at St. Peter’s Anglican Church since 2017. Kevin brings extensive leadership experience and theological background to his new role, making him a natural fit for The Church of the Cross. 


Strategic Partners 

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Featured Strategic Partner: Dr. Thom Rainer

Vanderbloemen is excited to introduce another strategic partner this week with Dr. Thom Rainer, an expert on church revitalization. Thom is the founder and CEO of Church Answers, an online community and resource for church leaders. Prior to founding Church Answers, Rainer served as president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources.