Staff Policy

There are many categories of policy on XPastor. You can find policies in some of the drop down menus, such as Ministry Strategy or Operations. You can also search for specific content in the search box, such as reviews, raises, or morale. Click here to read more about the policy pages …

Background and Reference Checks in Hiring

October 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Background and Reference Checks in Hiring

Background and reference checks are essential in screening staff. In this video, Matt Steen and Todd Rhoades, Co-Founders of Chemistry Staffing, talk with Tiffany Henning, Founder of HR Ministry Solutions. Matt and Todd explore [...]

Beginning Steps to Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

October 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Beginning Steps to Preventing Child Sexual Abuse

Where does a church start in preventing child sexual abuse? What are the minimum requirements to begin the process? In this video, David Fletcher talks with noted attorney, Kimberlee Norris. She is a sexual abuse [...]

Preventing Sexual Abuse in Your Church

October 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Preventing Sexual Abuse in Your Church

Sex abuse claims remain the top reason churches go to court each year. In this video, David Fletcher talks with Matthew Branaugh, editor for Christianity Today’s ChurchLawAndTax about this troubling ongoing trend in the church. What [...]

45 Minute Meetings. Really???

February 27th, 2019|Comments Off on 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 [...]

Staff Not Responding to Email

February 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Staff Not Responding to Email

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Hey Fletch … I send out emails to our staff and don’t get a response. What should I do? DRF—First, make sure that your emails ask for a response. Keep each [...]

Free Material for Chaplains

January 25th, 2019|Comments Off on Free Material for Chaplains

Friday, January 25, 2019 Hey Fletch … I have a list of free resources for hospital chaplains. Perhaps some of your readers would like this information. Are you interested in seeing the list? DRF—This is [...]

Resume for a New Job

December 18th, 2018|Comments Off on Resume for a New Job

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Hey Fletch … I am currently the executive pastor and will be transitioning away from this church at the end of this month. I wanted to share my resume with you [...]

Not a Pastor, Can I Lead a Wedding?

December 10th, 2018|Comments Off on Not a Pastor, Can I Lead a Wedding?

Monday, December 10, 2018 Hey Fletch … What does the Bible say about who can perform a wedding? Are they any state or federal laws on it? I’m asking because I’ve been asked to do [...]

Two Jobs Pending

December 8th, 2018|Comments Off on Two Jobs Pending

Saturday, December 8, 2018 Hey Fletch … Believe it or not, there are two churches that have offered me jobs. One is still getting the offer letter together and I have the offer from the [...]

Asking for a Raise

November 28th, 2018|Comments Off on Asking for a Raise

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Hey Fletch … I’m in the process of asking for a raise. However I do not know what is appropriate for my job title, years of experience and location. I need [...]