Hiring Church Members to Become Staff Members

One of the most important decisions a ministry leader will make concerns staff selection and staff development. Hiring someone who possesses an excellent Christian character, has a healthy family life, exhibits the core competencies for the position, and understands the culture and mission of the church are essential in the hiring process. In my 28... The post Hiring Church Members to Become Staff... »

The world is getting more religious

The world is getting more religious

Muslims and Christians are expected make up nearly equal shares of the global population by 2050 for the first time. Atheists, agnostics and other people who don’t affiliate with a religion will make up a smaller fraction of the world’s population in 2050, according to a new study. The Pew Research Center study released Thursday found [...] »

7 Ways Pastors Stress Out Staff

7 Senior Pastor stress inducing phrases “We’ll figure it out” Translation: I come up with ideas and you figure out how to execute them. I can’t be bogged down with the details. “Its a possibility” Translation: There is no way in heck we’re going to do that, but I don’t like to say no. So instead you keep thinking its a possibility and I’ll keep dreaming up new ideas for you to work on. “That’s a g... »