When working with a Pastor Search Team, these documents will help you learn if the church will be a good fit for you.
Author: Jason Lowe
Why Does It Take So Long to Call a New Pastor?
The average pastor search process lasts 12-18 months. This post provides 6 reasons why it takes so long for a church to call a new pastor.
How to Leave Well
While you can’t control what happens after you resign as pastor from a church, you can control how you leave. This post offers 7 suggestions for how to leave well.
7 Suggestions for Planning Your Church Budget
This post offers 7 practical suggestions as you develop a financial plan to accomplish your church's mission.
7 Ways to Make Your Pastor Search Committee’s Job Easier
The work of the Pastor Search Committee is difficult. This post lists seven specific actions church members can take to make their job easier.
The Pastor’s Job Description
Every church needs a written job description for their pastor. This post explains why that's the case as well as recommendations for what churches should and should not include in the document.
Should Pastoral Staff Members Serve on the Pastor Search Committee?
This post explains why Pastoral Staff Members should be allowed to serve on a Pastor Search Committee in most situations - but not all!
God’s Faithfulness After the Flood
After the historic Eastern Kentucky flooding, here are five ways I've witnessed God's faithfulness.
5 Books To Read When Searching for a Pastor
If your church is searching for a new pastor, here are 5 book recommendations that will be helpful for your Pastor Search Committee during this season of transition.
9 Tips for Announcing Your Pastor Search Team’s Recommendation
The Pastor Search Team's method and manner of presenting a recommended candidate is more important than you realize. This post offers 9 tips for how to effectively make the announcement to your church.