XPastor—Help for Leading and Managing the Church 2018-03-19T20:31:17+00:00

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“Hey Fletch”

From around the globe, people tune in on Fletch’s warm and sound advice. He’s a friend and “church doctor,” bringing an objective perspective, broad knowledge and vast experience. Your question will get a personal reply from Fletch.

Today and Yesterday’s Columns:

Pastor & Assistant Falsifying Timecards

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Hey Fletch … A pastor here at the church allows his assistant to work overtime and then they don’t put it on the assistant’s timecard. I have warned both of them but what more can I do?

DRF—How do you spell ‘hot water’? Let me get started by  ……….Churches can be exempt from the enterprise coverage of the Fair Labor Standards Act. However, there are some finely […]

Who Can Use Our Buildings?

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Hey Fletch … We’re re-working our policies that deal with who can use our facility, how often, what to charge, if anything. It’s partially a stewardship issue, but also the common perception is that opening up our facility to the community is a good evangelistic tool. The thinking is, the more you can get unchurched people into your building, the more likely they are to attend a […]

Recent Articles

March, 2018

Managing Upward to a Board

By | March 20th, 2018|

The monthly board meeting is coming up on Tuesday night. The agenda is packed and you have key items to bring before the board. Your items could take thirty minutes to two hours to [...]

Who Can Use Our Buildings?

By | March 20th, 2018|

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Hey Fletch … We're re-working our policies that deal with who can use our facility, how often, what to charge, if anything. It's partially a stewardship issue, but also the common [...]

Spiritual Trucks

By | March 15th, 2018|

Trucks are built solid. On a dirt road, you can easily drive from 30 to 60 miles per hour. On a paved road, a truck could top out at 100 mph. Trucks are built [...]

Soapbox Racers

By | March 9th, 2018|

Driving 80 miles per hour in a Soapbox Racer is absurd. You will quickly crash. Accelerate your Soapbox Racer from 10 mph up to 30 mph. You will rejoice at going 30 mph. But your [...]

February, 2018

Read the Great Books 2018

By | February 9th, 2018|

Each year for the XP-Seminar, we cull the world for great books on personal enrichment, management and leadership: Classics—never forget about the great ones! Business books—our friends in the business world have lessons to [...]

Great Books 2018

By | February 5th, 2018|

Great Books 2018! Crisis Leadership: Personal Accounts From Leaders Who Found Their Way and Thrived Scott Barfoot and David Fletcher--Editors Crisis Leadership takes a fresh and compelling look inside the [...]

Executive Pastor – Seattle, Washington

By | February 2nd, 2018|

Rainier Avenue Church in Seattle, Washington, is looking to hire a full time Executive Pastor. This pastor would help RAC live out our vision by developing healthy church practices and investing in leaders. They would [...]

January, 2018

Job Description—Executive Pastor—Sample

By | January 23rd, 2018|

XPastor has collected various job descriptions from churches, to aid you in preparing job descriptions for yourself or others on your staff. Below is a sample job description that David Fletcher put together, a compilation of [...]

Executive Pastor – Newton, Kansas

By | January 20th, 2018|

The role of the Executive Pastor (XP) of Grace Community Church in Newton, Kansas, is to assist the Elders and Lead Pastor in ensuring that the systems, practices, activities, policies, and strategic ministry objectives of [...]

Free Tax Guides from ECFA

By | January 18th, 2018|

The Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability is a tremendous asset for churches and non-profits. ECFA is providing---for free---their two popular annual tax guides---Ministers’ Taxes Made Easy and Church Reporting Made Easy. These eBooks are now available [...]

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