Having a staff/volunteer team that works well together is crucial for a healthy church. But how do you develop that team? How can you, as the XP, help to organize a dynamic ministry both inside and outside your church walls?
Mike Bonem2016-10-12T10:59:28-05:00October 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Organizing Selectively
“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 [...]
Matt Benford2016-10-12T10:59:57-05:00November 11th, 2013|Comments Off on Book Review: ReLaunch
Before even opening this book, the title caught my eye. Whenever we think of words with the prefix “re” before it---words like review, rewind, re-do---we automatically think of things or situations that we must execute [...]
Matt Steen2018-01-22T13:51:56-05:00March 5th, 2013|Comments Off on Video: Changes in the XP Role
Oh, how the XP job has changed! Over the last decade or two, the role of the Executive Pastor has changed significantly. Once a more business role, the position seems to have developed into something [...]
William Vanderbloemen2016-10-12T11:01:06-05:00December 6th, 2012|Comments Off on The Most Important Function of a Church Board
How should Senior Pastors interact with their board? How should the board interact with their pastor? It’s a classic question we get asked a lot as we do executive searches. Therefore, we are posting some [...]
Steve Liparoto2016-10-12T11:01:17-05:00December 6th, 2012|Comments Off on A Different Church Organizational Structure
As the Executive Pastor of our church, (a non-denominational, evangelical, contemporary-styled church) I was the first person our Lead Pastor came to with his idea of adding two other staff members that would serve at [...]
Larry Hoyle2016-10-12T11:01:22-05:00December 5th, 2012|Comments Off on After 145 Years, Does This Church Need an XP?
Mount Vernon Baptist Church’s history dates back over 145 years. During these years, the church faced many challenges. Individuals emerged to lead the church forward. The church is again at a crossroad in its history. In this [...]
Rob Curry2016-10-12T11:01:39-05:00December 5th, 2012|Comments Off on Deep Change in Organizational Culture
Because I have an interest in organizations, I often have an eye out for signs of excellence, or lack thereof, in my everyday dealings. It becomes apparent when there is an obvious emphasis by an [...]