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

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November 2016

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

Organizing Selectively

By | October 3rd, 2016|

“To organize or not to organize? That is the question.” While this may be a bad take-off on Shakespeare, it’s a key issue for second chair leaders. One possible response to this question is, “Don’t bother [...]

Copier Leasing and Negotiation Tips

By | October 3rd, 2016|

As an attorney, the vast majority of business and church executives I talk to dread their copier lease expiring as they must deal with leasing new ones. Recently, we helped a church with a multiple [...]

September 2016

Resume of Walter Guillaume

By | September 28th, 2016|

XPastor has some samples of great resumes—either for you that need help in preparing your resume or for newcomers to the hiring process that need help knowing what a great resume looks like. David Fletcher put [...]

A Preferred Hiring Path

By | September 28th, 2016|

Do you have a preferred path for making a hire at your church? Everything works better with a plan, including the selection of your next team member. The author of this article wrote up these [...]

Executive Pastor – San Jose, California

By | September 26th, 2016|

The River Church Community, located in San Jose, California, is seeking an Executive Pastor who will oversee the ministry execution of our staff and lay leaders. In addition to this overall mandate, this role is [...]

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