Pastor Search Committees often search for new pastors in response to perceived weaknesses in their previous pastors. This post warns against swinging the pendulum too far in the opposite direction.
Emotions run high whenever a pastor resigns. This post describes the 5 most common responses church members have when they first hear the news.
Pastoral transitions are inevitable; healthy pastoral transitions are not. This post describes 5 ways associations can help churches experience healthy transitions.
One of the best things a church without a pastor can do is pray. This post provides 4 specific ways to pray during the pastor search process.
While every pastor search committee is unique, research reveals that the most effective search committees are characterized by five common traits.
2021 is going to be the year of turnover in churches, so say church health experts. This post lists 9 reasons why the experts might be right.
Whenever a church begins to search for a new pastor, one of the first tasks they will complete is to form a pastor search committee, a group entrusted with the task of searching for and recommending the church’s next pastor to the congregation. Most churches have some guidance for how to form the search committee… Continue reading Avoid These 7 Individuals When Forming Your Pastor Search Committee
Churches can experience healthy transitions. But it will require the active participation of every member of the church. Not just the search committee or church leaders. This book can help.
How you can help other churches without pastors
How the church should act during the search.