What You Need to Know About Compensation Surveys
Used correctly, good surveys are helpful tools for setting fair and reasonable compensation.
They also contain valuable information that can be used for building compensation structures, to determine the organization's competitive position in the local community, and to
3 Tips for an Effective Communication Strategy
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While it might not be easy to move your church building to a new location, you can work on your website and social media accounts, host or attend community events, and equip your
God’s Crowdsource in East Harlem
This church is building relationships and contributing to economic shalom by supporting local businesses.
Well if I don't say it, I'm thinking it. But despite my occasional cynicism, I'm convinced Metro's presence and staying power is vital to our community. What
Faithfulness: God's Goals + Ordinary Actions = Extraordinary Results
It’s great to dream big dreams. It’s greater to be consistent in the small, mundane tasks that make those dreams possible.
Sometimes it seems like those kids will never grow up, this church will never make a difference in the community, and you'll never get through those classes and get that degree.
Want Real Church Growth? Don’t Fill Your Building, Empty It
Churches emptying out into their community to share the good news is a greater sign of effective ministry than an increase in church attendance will ever be.
Churches emptying out into their community to share the good news is a greater sign of effective ministry than an increase in church attendance will e...
How to Serve Your City When You Aren’t a Megachurch
Our resources are limited, but that hasn’t stopped us.
Random acts of kindness are wonderful, but I envisioned our church becoming an indispensable partner in the community through compassion and gospel proclamation.
How to Make Finding a Mentor Less Awkward
Three shifts in the way I thought about mentoring freed me.
What if, instead of thinking of a mentor relationship as an exclusive partnership to secure our desired life and career benefits, we sought to be part of a nurturing community in which we
8 Ways You're Appreciated
We asked male leaders why they're thankful for you.
Your wise executive leadership, Christ-centered preaching, courageous pursuit of justice, and loving pastoral care have built our church community.
Engagement: A Small Church Advantage We Need To Cultivate
Getting a few people engaged and involved is far more important than attracting a big crowd.
We measure and promote our church's health by how deeply people are engaged in ministry, fellowship and the other aspects of church life and community.
Preparing to Leave a Church You Love
Even when you know it’s time to move on, you’ll likely face mixed emotions.
I'm concerned they will never experience what being a part of the church truly looks like. They will not taste the sweetness of authentic community or know the grace of lives knit together.
Let the Foster and Adopted Children Come to Me
Families of vulnerable children often feel unwelcome in their own churches. Here are five ways to change that.
In church community we are called to live out the truth that all human beings are made in the image of God and therefore are of intrinsic and infinite worth. 4. Pray as a community.
When Church Gets Sidelined by Youth Sports
Pastors need a game plan for discipling over-committed families.
But, for the vast majority of families, youth activities provide a thriving community (albeit, often an expensive one). Extend your faith community beyond buildings and programs.