XPastor—Help for Leading and Managing the Church2019-03-09T11:40:16-05:00

New Online Course

XP Boot Camp—5 Aspects of the Role

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 5 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. All classes will be taught by Fletch in a live, online video format, beginning in April.

This Course Explores:

  • Creating effective relationships and extraordinary rapport with the Senior Pastor and Board
  • Navigating where to fly in the zones of vision, strategy and tactics
  • Working with pastors and ministry volunteers
  • Speaking the language of finance and operations
  • Staffing the vision through transitions, hires and terminations     Read more

Smart Money for Church Salaries

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Smart Money for Church Salaries

Book and 8 part video series now available

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Bundle of 8 XPastor Courses

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 will also include:

  • A copy of Fletch’s book, Smart Money for Church Salaries
  • A copy of Fletch’s book, People Patterns
  • One use of the XP-Indicator
  • A year of using the Compensation Survey

If purchased separately, these items come to $1,354

Buy now — $899

“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. Listen to the Hey Fletch Podcast.


45 Minute Meetings. Really???

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Hey Fletch … I read the Hey Fletch column on February 12 about the 45 minute meetings. This just won’t work. How am I supposed to do an annual review in that amount of time.

DRF—You make an excellent point. Many meetings can happen in 45 minutes. However, […]

Gifts for a Needy Person

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Hey Fletch… We have a widow in our church that is going through serious medical challenges. She has exhausted her financial resources. Several wealthy members of the congregation want to financially support her. Here’s the rub: They want to provide the support through the church so they […]

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New Course with Fletch

For new XPs or

to refresh your skills

Begins April 4