Dr. David Fletcher Founder, XPastor

Dr. David Fletcher
Founder & XP

XPastor is a global tool to help the Executive Pastors and other leaders in churches of all sizes to lead and manage the church. Online Classes are your opportunity to learn and grow as an XP. We are always trying new things such as XP-Press, Compen$ation Data and Giftedness Education.



New things at XPastor!

201 Ministry Strategy began August 21 but you can still join us!

2015 XP-Seminar is set for February 17-19

re>knew is an honest conversation about renewing historic churches, designed for SPs, XPs, key leaders and students, October 14-15


Recent Posts on XPastor

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Facebook and Blogging Policy

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XPastor tries to help churches by providing some of the essentials for running a church—items like job descriptions, employment applications, review forms and policies. Below is the Facebook and Blogging Policy of Northshore Christian Church […]

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The Church and a Factory Mindset

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I love this definition of a factory: “The source of prolific production.”Isn’t that what we all want in ministry? Don’t we all want to create an environment where disciples, small groups, ministry and even the […]

Sexual Abuse “Fire Drill”: Put Preparation to the Test

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This article has a companion piece, entitled Sexual Abuse Response Planning; it’s a valuable framework for discussion/planning a responsive effort to an allegation—even a false one. 

In classrooms across the country, school administrators lead faculty and […]

Sexual Abuse Response Planning

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This planning guide has a companion piece called Sexual Abuse “Fire Drill”: Put Preparation to the Test, an article that give further explanation.

Big Picture Questions:

Will this define your organization?
What is the cost of managing or […]

Is Your Church Reaching Its Budget?

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Would it surprise you to learn that, of the churches recently surveyed by Giving Rocket, only 14 percent were meeting or exceeding budget? Knowing that churches rely entirely on donations to survive, not meeting the […]

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The Revolving Door

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Recently, after eventful days at the church office, David and I have compared those events to the movie, Grand Hotel. Grand Hotel, which came out in 1932, is the movie in which Greta Garbo famously […]

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5 Commandments of Pastoral Succession Planning

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The truth is that we are all interim pastors. There will come a day when you are no longer the pastor of your church. The key to a successful pastoral succession plan is to start […]

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Aligning Church Facilities with Leadership Vision

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Do your church facilities seamlessly serve or are they simply frustrating? A well-run campus is a blessing to every church ministry. But building troubles strain our operations and our people. So how do we run […]

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Great Coaching Conversations with Key Players

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Do you know how to have a coaching conversation with your key players? It’s scary to think about the amount the time we spend talking to staff members and key volunteers on any given week. […]

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Senior Pastor Track at the XP-Seminar

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2015 Senior Pastor Track
Every few years, the XP-Seminar features a Senior Pastor/Lead Pastor track. We are bringing that back for 2015. Talk, learn and grow with other SPs. This is an opportunity for SPs to […]

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Make the Most of Your Meetings

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Meetings. And lots of them! You know what I’m talking about. Meetings are a reality of life and leadership. We’ve all been in meetings that were engaging, stimulating, and productive. And we’ve all been in […]