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.
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.
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.
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.
This post describes 9 red flags pastor candidates may encounter when talking with a Pastor Search Committee as well as suggested next steps.
Emotions run high whenever a pastor resigns. This post describes the 5 most common responses church members have when they first hear the news.
God's people often sense when He is calling them to serve Him in new & different ways. If you're wondering if God is calling you to a new ministry, read on!
Pastoral transitions are inevitable; healthy pastoral transitions are not. This post describes 5 ways associations can help churches experience healthy transitions.