VanderNews Week of Sept 24, 2019


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Our Latest News & Resources


Questions To Ask When Interviewing An Executive Pastor

Since leaving my post nearly four years ago, I’ve been able to help many churches hire an executive pastor. Whether a church is big or small, there are some questions that I believe are important for any church as they consider hiring a leader for this unique position.


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EVENT | William Vanderbloemen Speaking at CESA Symposium 2019

William Vanderbloemen, will be speaking at the 2019 CESA Symposium held October 6-8 in Washington, D.C. At the Symposium, Christian school leaders will come together to consider questions and explore solutions germane to positioning our schools and our graduates to contribute to the world.

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BLOG | Character First, but is it Chemistry or Competence Next?

When a leader’s competence outpaces a leader’s character everyone suffers. Without character, a leader will quickly lose credibility and so will the ministry he or she leads. But what comes next? Is it chemistry or is it competence?

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EVENT | Church Culture Roundtable - This Week

Join us TODAY, September 24th, in Austin  & tomorrow, September 25th, in San Antonio for a FREE church culture roundtable with our friends from Pushpay. There's still time to save your seats here!

New Searches


 Hume Lake Christian Camps

Denomination: Nondenomiantional

Weekly Attendance: > 43,000 guests

North Shelby Baptist Church

Denomination: Shelby Baptist Association

Weekly Attendance: 400

Grandview Baptist Church

Denomination: Converge

Weekly Attendance: 210

The Moody Church

Denomination: Nondenominational

Weekly Attendance: 1,900

Bethel Church 

Denomination: Nondenominational

Weekly Attendance: 2,950

Pillar Ministries

Denomination: Evangelical Protestant

Neighborhood: Zarephath, New Jersey

Willow Creek Community Church

Denomination: Nondenominational 

Weekly Attendance: 21,000 

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Vaughn Forest Church Hires New Senior Pastor

Vaughn Forest Church has expanded its leadership team with a critical hire. Adam Bishop joins the Vaughn Forest staff after serving as their interim Pastor for the last 11 months. He also brings extensive Lead Pastor experience and theological training to his new role, making him a natural fit for Vaughn Forest Church. 


Strategic Partners 

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Featured Strategic Partner: Shawn Lovejoy

Vanderbloemen is thrilled to work with Shawn Lovejoy as a strategic business partner. Shawn is the Founder & CEO of, a network of coaches that help facilitate leadership growth and organizational health for leaders all around the globe.