XPastor—Help for Leading and Managing the Church2019-06-17T15:45:49-05:00

This Thursday Fletch talks with

Chris Lewis
Senior Relationship Manager, Thrivent Church Financing

Predators are in churches of all sizes

 Active Shooters  have never been more active. Enhance your first lines of awareness and building security.

 Child Sexual Predators  are in your church. Discover tactics for prevention and how predators will try to outsmart you.

 Embezzlers  are in one in ten churches. Learn where embezzlers find it easiest to steal from your church.

Deter predators in your church.
Don’t be another victim or a story in the national press.

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A Wealth of Information

To Co-Lead or Not to Co-Lead?

By |June 7th, 2019|

Shared leadership at the helm of any organization, especially the ever-growing model of co-lead pastors in a church, can be a huge blessing when successful. However, it has the potential to be quite catastrophic [...]

Becoming a Healthy Church

By |June 3rd, 2019|

What will it take for your church to become a healthier church? Given the realities of your particular ministry setting, how will you begin that process? If you were to start that process today, [...]

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From around the globe, people tune in on Fletch’s warm and sound advice. Your question will get a personal reply from Fletch.

Questions for Reference Checks

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Hey Fletch … Are there any limits to the questions we can ask in a reference call? I ask because I used to work for a para-church organization and was involved in hiring a few times. One of my supervisors used to say that he gets [...]

Borrowing Designated (Restricted) Gift Balances

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Hey Fletch … Our finances have trended downward and we borrowed $20,000 from the unused balances of restricted funds. This caused some controversy on the church board. What is your counsel? DRF—I have received so many questions about restricted gifts to churches. I’ve consulted with my [...]

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New Courses

Whether you are a new XP, considering the role or want to refresh your skills, XP Boot Camp is a place to get in shape. The target for this course are the five fundamentals of being an Executive Pastor.  This course also includes two uses of the XP-Indicator—one for you and another for your Senior Pastor to take on you. All classes will be taught by Fletch in a live, online video format. All classes are recorded for viewing at any time.

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Salary and church compensation mistakes are all too common. Fletch has seen easily avoidable mistakes more times than he can count during his 18 years of being an executive pastor, as well as consulting with churches around the nation.

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Get 8 courses! This includes 5 courses in Operations, 2 courses in Ministry Strategy and all 8 videos in the Smart Money for Church Salaries series. That’s 82 class sessions with scores of guest lecturers. Audit the courses or do the assignments for XPastor certification. This bundle also includes:

  • Fletch’s book, Smart Money for Church Salaries
  • Fletch’s book, People Patterns
  • One use of the XP-Indicator
  • A year of using the Compensation Survey
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A direct and gentle conversation on an urgent topic ... $125