Ministry is full of amazing moments where we get to participate in God’s kingdom work. As leaders, we experience many great things as we proclaim and live out the Gospel. Is it always easy? Nope. However, we have been called into a life of opportunity. 2020 has been an opportunity like no other to lead and minister to people in new
Through my years of working with churches and candidates, I have gone over the do’s and don’ts of interviewing more than I can count. There are some pretty common sense questions to ask but candidates always seem to blank during the interview. I get it – you have several pairs of eyes staring back at
It’s been almost 5 months. Nothing could have prepared us for how quickly our weekend services and the method of ministry would change. Overnight, we went from experts to students. Each week has become a learning experience for worship leaders. We are learning how to do things we might have been afraid to learn before.
COVID-19 has meant lots of change for your church. One issue you may be facing is redeploying staff. So, how do you reassign and redeploy staff and high-level leaders who can no longer do the job they were previously assigned? Effective and Essential Ministry Right now you have to identify and categorize what needs to
If you’re in a position that’s leaving you discouraged and wanting to move on, it’s time to evaluate. Living during this world wide pandemic has been discouraging in itself which can cause some of those feelings. A lack of interaction with your staff. Feelings of inadequacy in your ministry. Not being able to think out
I heard it from another pastor today: “I’m just tired.” Shepherding a congregation can be wearisome in general, but it’s all magnified and multiplied in these COVID days. Everything seems to be changing, and nothing seems to be easy. If you’re a weary pastor or church leader today, here are some ways to find renewal:
Let’s all be honest, being in ministry these days has been exhausting. Not only are you preparing to teach and lead in front of a live audience but you also have to figure out what a live stream, that’s pre-recorded, looks like. For a worship pastor, you have to organize, sometimes, two groups of people to lead
How can a pastor moving from one congregation to the next make a successful transition, given the unusual circumstances of the COVID-19 crisis? Lovett H. Weems Jr. says the challenges of the day demand creativity and flexibility. But it is also more important than ever to follow normal best practices for making a right start.
Interviewing for a new job and concerned you might miss something along the way. We’ve got your back! Here are some interview etiquette tips and tricks you need to get off a potential employer’s naughty list and onto the nice one when looking for your next job: ******************************************************************* Tighten up your resume Communicate politely and
The LinkedIn summary or “about” section is often under-utilized by a lot of users on the social media platform. Whether you’re using LinkedIn to find a job or to build your brand, the summary section is important real estate. This section gives you between 300-350 words to strengthen your profile by adding some personality and