XPastor—Help for Leading and Managing the Church 2018-06-16T21:52:50+00:00
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David Fletcher

XPastor: To Equip, Coach & Lead

As a pastor for 35 years, David has a wealth of experience. Read his “Hey Fletch” column for warm and sound advice.

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Warren Schuh

A global tool for churches of all sizes

Since 2003, we have been helping myriads of church leaders. Enjoy over 700 free articles and thousands of pages of PDFs.

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Jon Wright

Our tribe is you, church leaders

Coaching gives you better understanding of your gifts and abilities. Get a sounding board for an objective perspective for your issues.

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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:

Managing People

Monday, June 18, 2018 Hey Fletch … As a pastor, managing people drains me. It sucks. It’s a skill that no one wants to do—a real pain. I don’t want to be the bad guy, like the staff person who said to me, “You are riding me about how I’m not performing.” All this makes me feel like I’m boiling inside.  DRF—We all have different gifts. Your words and thoughts share that managing people is not [...]

Overeducated Beyond My Intelligence

Sunday, June 17, 2018 Overeducated Beyond My Intelligence Many folks will say, “I’m overeducated beyond my intelligence.” This oft misquoted phrase comes from a 1922 Harvard monograph in education by Dearborn, Lincoln & Shaw. Their exact wording was, “over-educated beyond their performance ability.”  The context was that school children, “pass examinations and acquire knowledge, but are unable to use their acquired knowledge successfully in any occupation of high intellectual level.” The problem with more and more education [...]

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June, 2018

Church Production Institute

By | June 11th, 2018|

David Cherry is hosting a Church Production Institute. He asks: Do you ever find yourself scrambling for sound techs to mix audio for your services? Or do you have great gear and willing volunteers, [...]

Review of “Through Colored Glasses”

By | June 7th, 2018|

I recently had the pleasure to interview Tom Harper, CEO of Networld Media Group and publisher of BiblicalLeadership.com. Tom recently released Through Colored Glasses: How Great Leaders Reveal Reality which addresses a leadership challenge identified in Proverbs 16:2—All a [...]

May, 2018

April, 2018

The Origin of Executive Pastors

By | April 27th, 2018|

Bob Buford passed away recently. If you’re younger than about 40, it’s possible you’ve never heard of Bob Buford. But if you’re an executive pastor of any age, you owe your position to Bob [...]

Sample Church Employment Application

By | April 21st, 2018|

Churches have asked for sample Employment Applications. Use this as a basis for your own application form. XPastor supplies this information for education purposes only. Consult an attorney or labor specialist to determine the [...]

Electronic Waivers and Signatures

By | April 6th, 2018|

Church events are the lifeblood of any congregation’s community. From youth camp to volunteer activities to childcare, parents love having kids enjoy the events their church hosts every week. But not a week goes [...]

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