Dr. David Fletcher Founder, XPastor

Dr. David Fletcher
Founder & XP

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Executive Pastor – Midlothian, Texas

Our progressive Baptist church, FBC Midlothian, is located in the DFW Metroplex and has seen solid growth and four construction expansions in ten years. Currently hosting four weekend services and aggressive ministries across the generations, our need […]

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Expanding Abuse Reporting Requirements

Am I a mandatory reporter? If an adult describes having been abused as a child, am I required to report? When? How do reporting requirements impact individuals providing spiritual guidance? Around the country, state legislatures are […]

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Five Common Search Committee Mistakes

In churches, universities and nonprofits across the country, search committees gather with high hopes and the intention to see a great leader chosen to lead their organization. None set out to fail, but in our […]

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Resume of Bob Ellis

XPastor has some samples of great resumes—either for you that need help in preparing your resume or for newcomers to the hiring process. It’s great to know what a great resume looks like. Below, David Fletcher offers […]

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Campus Pastor – Erie, Colorado

Calvary Bible Church, of Erie, Colorado, is looking for a Campus Pastor for their Erie Campus. The church purpose: To build a Christ centered community of people fully devoted to loving God and loving others […]

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Book Review: Contagious Generosity

I recently read the book, Contagious Generosity: Creating a Culture of Giving in Your Church by Chris Willard and Jim Sheppard. I found this book to be inspiring and refreshing; it resonated with me in […]

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Questions to Ask When Researching a Portable Church

One of the challenges of launching a church or multisite campus in a rented space is finding an excellent location where you can maximize the worship, children’s, and first impressions experiences. Schools seem to be […]

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Director of Finance & Administration – Dallas, Texas

ACT (Advocates for Community Transformation) is a new model of ministry that uses the justice system to empower inner-city residents to fight crime on their street while sharing with them the hope of the gospel. We […]

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Associate Pastor – Coppell, Texas

Coppell Bible Fellowship located in Coppell, Texas, just north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, is looking for an energetic and passionate person to be a part of the pastoral leadership team. The position responsibilities would […]

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Upcoming Event: Sexual Abuse Summit

The Sexual Abuse Summit, planned for Thursday, October 22, is an event designed for all church and ministry leaders. Regarding the subject of child abuse, many church and ministry leaders are asking the same difficult […]

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Exit Interviews: Revealing Stories of Why People are Leaving the Church

Why are people leaving your church? Every church has a back door. But do you know why they are leaving? Have you ever done exit interviews? A number of years ago, Bill Hendricks wrote a […]

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Book Excerpt: Defining the Executive Pastor Role

Throughout my years in the Executive Pastor role, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know many of my peers in ministry. At the risk of oversimplification, I have noticed that most XPs (shorthand for […]