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

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February 2017

2017 National Church Compensation Survey

By | February 12th, 2017|

Our friends at Christianity Today just announced the 2017 National Church Compensation Survey. This survey enables CT to form the Compensation Handbook for Church Staff resource, which XPastor highlights on a regular basis. Participate in the confidential [...]

January 2017

Executive Director – Greer, South Carolina

By | January 28th, 2017|

The Executive Director of Covenant United Methodist Church in Greer, South Carolina, will serve in support of the Senior Pastor and the Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC) in the administration of the business functions of [...]

Executive Pastor of Ministries – Wayne, Pennsylvania

By | January 27th, 2017|

Church of the Saviour is a non-denominational Christ-centered church of approximately 1,500 people in the Philadelphia suburb of Wayne, Pennsylvania. The Executive Pastor of Ministries is responsible for ensuring the alignment to the discipleship process [...]

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 [...]

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