XPastor—Help for Leading and Managing the Church 2017-02-24T15:34:19+00:00

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January 2017

Clarifying the XP Role

By | January 17th, 2017|

“And all other duties as may be assigned.” This is commonly the last line in a job description, but the practical reality for many second chair leaders is that this is their first responsibility. This [...]

December 2016

Community Advocate – Dallas, Texas

By | December 21st, 2016|

ACT (Advocates for Community Transformation) is a rapidly growing non-profit justice organization offering a new model of ministry that uses the legal system to empower inner-city residents to fight crime on their streets while sharing [...]

Captivating Church Changers

By | December 16th, 2016|

It’s a dirty word in some circles. “They mostly grow by transfer.” This critique implies that the church is not reaching people with the gospel, just “stealing” people from other churches like TMobile does to [...]

Launching Strong: Five Key Strategies

By | December 16th, 2016|

A record number of new churches are launching across North America. Most will initially choose to meet in a rented facility---often a school, movie theater or community center. While church is never only about the [...]

November 2016

Executive Director—Frederick, Maryland

By | November 29th, 2016|

We are a 19-year-old non-denominational church. We built our first building four years ago, then grew from 800 to 1,200 in attendance; we are now considering expansion. Our Executive Director is retiring, causing us to [...]

Church Staffing Firms: What Are the Options?

By | November 2nd, 2016|

The church is not properly educated when it comes to understanding what their options are in hiring a pastoral staffing firm. Until recently, there was really only one option: Retained Pastoral Search Firms. Understanding the [...]

What Makes a Great Campus Pastor?

By | November 1st, 2016|

Ask any multisite church leader today what the most important component is in multisiting and the overwhelming answer is the campus pastor. When I went to Willow Creek in the year 2000 to pioneer the multisite strategy, [...]

October 2016

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