VanderNews Week of Oct 8, 2019


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Our Latest News & Resources


10 Things Your Pastor Won't Tell You

Lost people have a pretty good idea of what Senior Pastors do... on Sundays. But the reality is, not many truly know all the work that goes into this sacred and difficult calling. We don't get to see all the behind-the-scenes work that goes into sermon prep or the launch of a new ministry.

Listen to the full episode here.


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BLOG | Free Online Conference

We're hosting a free online conference with our friends at Generis. 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.

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EVENT | Church Culture Roundtable in Nashville & Chicago

Hear from Dave Tooker, Lead Pastor of Hillside Fellowship Church, about his takeaways from our San Antonio roundtable. Join us in Chicago on Oct 9 & Nashville on Oct 10 for our FREE church culture roundtable with our friends from Pushpay. 

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BLOG | Keys to Casting Vision in Higher Education

HA vision-casting process does not happen over a weekend. It takes time to realize, develop, communicate, and execute. This pattern should be a regular practice for leaders. Here are 6 keys to effectively casting your vision in higher education.

New Searches


 Hume Lake Christian Camps

Denomination: Nondenomiantional

Weekly Attendance: > 43,000 guests

The Moody Church

Denomination: Nondenominational

Weekly Attendance: 1,900

Cornerstone Baptist Church

Denomination: Baptist

Weekly Attendance: 360

Centennial Road Church

Denomination: Wesleyan

Weekly Attendance: 500

First Presbyterian Church of Northville 

Neighborhood: Buchanan, Michigan 

Staff Size: 181 + 70 full time volunteers

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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 


St. Francis Prayer Center Hires Executive Director

Steve joins the staff of St. Francis Springs Prayer Center following a career in both ministry and business, including running several successful independent businesses. This role is a natural fit for Steve, who has attended several retreats at the center and considers hospitality and service two of his passions and spiritual gifts, combined with his experience in the nonprofit sector.


Strategic Partners 


Featured Strategic Partner: Sam Collier

Vanderbloemen is excited to introduce another strategic partner this week, with Sam Collier. Sam is an expert in leadership diversity consulting. Many organizations desire a first step regarding introducing a multicultural mindset to their staff and/or constituents, but don't know how to get there. Sam has launched The Diverse Leader to help organizations build diverse cultures, products, brands, staffs, and management systems.