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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.

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2019 Church Budget Priorities Survey

By |April 17th, 2019|

Our friends at Christianity Today’s Church Law & Tax Team are conducting a 2019 Church Budget Priorities Survey. Your responses will help church leaders nationwide learn from each other about giving patterns and budgeting practices. The [...]

Free Church Hiring Toolkit

By |March 5th, 2019|

Tiffany Henning, the Chief People Person of HR Ministry Solutions, is making available to the XPastor community her Church Hiring Toolkit. This is an excellent 24 page resource. She says "Afraid of strings attached? [...]

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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.

How Can We Do a ‘Love Offering’

Monday, May 6, 2019 Hey Fletch … We occasionally receive love offerings for our senior pastor and other staff members. How should we handle these gifts? DRF—There are so many questions floating out there about restricted gifts to churches. I’ve consulted with my friend Dan Busby, President of the Evangelical [...]

Registered Agents with Our State

Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Hey Fletch … I would like to say that the XPastor website is awesome! My church has changed the treasurer for the church. Is it necessary to make an amendment with the State of Texas?  DRF—Most states require someone to be the registered agent for [...]

Church Problems and a Senior Pastor Candidate

Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Hey Fletch …  We have some serious problems at the church and are also interviewing a senior pastor candidate. Should we tell the candidate about our big issues before or after he has accepted a job? If I tell him, he may not come. If [...]

Building Campaign that Falls Short

Monday, April 29, 2019 Hey Fletch … Two years ago we launched a building campaign for our church, but we fell short of our goals. Now the board has decided not to expand the building, but rather to use the gifts to cover deferred maintenance on our facilities. Are [...]

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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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