Category: Church Planting

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Stop Hiring These People

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Stop hiring people who tell you what they are GOING to do but cannot show you what they have ALREADY done. Every potential team member will tell you what he “WILL” do when he gets hired. I want to know what you have ALREADY done.

When evaluating a potential team member keep in mind:

Past Performance is the best indicator of Future Performance. 

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How to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Person

Hiring The Wrong Person

Have you ever hired a person only to have serious regret later? Hiring the wrong person can be a painful experience and it can slow momentum, drain resources, and undermine team unity. In a church, hiring the wrong person can damage relationships and hurt people who are trusting us to lead spiritually. Character, Competence, and Chemistry are all critical in order to make a good hire. (I will address character and competence in future posts.)

In order for a person to become an effective and productive part of your team, there needs to be a good chemistry fit.

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7 Questions Every Church Needs to Answer

Many churches are little more than social clubs. As a  result, they are completely ineffective in reaching their communities. No new church starts with the goal of being irrelevant, but over time, churches often lose track of their very reason for

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How Much should You Pay Your Pastor?

How much should a pastor be paid? Though the final answer is subjective, here are six guidelines. Rather than focusing on one or two of these, make sure to consider each. None is exhaustive, but all are helpful. 1. THE

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My 2015 Coaching Cohort

Over the last 15 years, I have coached hundreds of leaders toward personal and organizational success. Though I get dozens of coaching requests each month, I am simply unable to say yes to all. For quite a while I have

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