When a church's Interim Pastor fails to meet expectations, it can cause many unnecessary problems. This post offers practical advice on how to avoid that pain.
For the church without a pastor, the empty tomb can serve as a glorious reminder that brighter days are ahead. This post shares 4 reasons why.
Should your Pastor Search Committee use a survey to ask for church members' opinions regarding characteristics desired in their next pastor? This post weighs the pros and cons and offers tips if you choose to use a survey.
Moving involves a lot of work and a lot of stress. This post lists suggestions for how to ease the burden of moving for your new pastor and his family.
The quality of questions asked by a Pastor Search Committee often determines the quality of the interview. This post offers 5 suggestions for asking better questions.
What happens when the church's Interim Pastor wants to become a candidate for the vacant pastor position? Should he be allowed to do so? This post weighs the pros and cons and provides tips for how a church can reach a decision.
How the church should act during the search.
Searching for a new pastor in a small church is different than larger churches. This post highlights the unique characteristics of the small church pastor search and offers tips for Pastor Search Committees.
It is imperative that the Pastor Search Committee communicate effectively with their congregation and potential pastor candidates. This post explains 5 rules of communication for Pastor Search Committees.
It's common for Pastor Search Committees to feel "stuck" - that they are out of options and can't identify a clear path forward. This post offers 9 suggestions for how Pastor Search Committees can get unstuck.