By Charles Stone on Nov 20, 2023
Several months ago I began something with our staff that has been a huge hit. It’s simple. Any staff can do it, whether in a church or a business application. And it boosts staff morale and excitement when we do it. I encourage you to try it with your staff. It’s called a “Blue Sky Thinking” morning.
By Ron Edmondson on Apr 23, 2022
Getting a new person started in a good way is probably equal to finding the right people – especially if we hope to keep them.
By SermonCentral on Jul 13, 2022
When we talk with first-time guests about church websites, many of them share their surprise that the website fails to include bios or any information other than a name for the church staff.
By Charles Stone on Jul 25, 2023
Recently our church staff held our annual in-house evaluation retreat when we reviewed the prior year’s goals and plans. God had given us a good year and we wanted not only to discuss how we could improve, but rejoice in His blessings.
By Chuck Fromm on Mar 3, 2020
Worship Leader magazine editor Chuck Fromm discusses the key imperative in a pastor establishing a meaningful relationship with his/her worship leader and team.
By Pete Wilson on Jan 5, 2023
Pete Wilson: "Don’t make controversial statements the church staff is going to have to clean up later."
By Charles Stone on Jun 8, 2023
Here are a helpful set of questions about effective leadership pastors should ask themselves and ask about those who serve on their staff.
By Lane Sebring on Jul 10, 2023
Recently my church hosted a leadership conference to encourage and equip our lay leaders and staff. One of the speakers at the event, Nikki, impacted me with her engaging presentation.
By Jim Morgan on Jul 16, 2023
Redefining members (not pastors and staff) as the “church” and the community (not members) as the “customer” would reverse the lens through which churches evaluate nearly every decision they make today.
By Ron Edmondson on Jan 28, 2022
Someone asked me recently what I primarily look for in the hiring of a staff position. I said, without reservation, first and foremost, I look for the heart.
By Jonathan Herron on Jan 12, 2022
What do you do if you’re a frustrated support staff member of a visionless church? Do you try to change things from within?
By Staff Writer on Jan 14, 2020
Use this free sermon kit to be ready for one of the biggest movie debuts of 2020. On March 13 the movie “I Still Believe,” the real-life story of chart-topping singer Jeremy Camp is coming to theaters.
By Staff Writer on Jan 26, 2020
While popcorn films can be a lot of fun, few things match must-see movies that are packed with depth, power, and faith. In 2020 these great book adaptations are making their way to the big screen.
By Staff Writer on Feb 10, 2020
I Still Believe is the real-life story of chart-topping singer Jeremy Camp. I Still Believe is a powerful reminder that in the midst of life’s storms, true hope is only found in Christ. Why not lead your church in a powerful campaign surrounding the I Still Believe movie (releasing March 13, 2020)?
By Staff Writer on Feb 16, 2020
Here's a free customizable youth sermon you can use with your youth group in a powerful campaign surrounding the I Still Believe movie (releasing March 13, 2020).