I love local churches. I just love them.
I know they are filled with imperfect members. I know all the members are sinners and occasional hypocrites just like me. That reality has not changed since the first century.
But I just love local churches.
And I love being
Here at Vanderbloemen Search Group, we are constantly challenged in one of our team's core values, “Stewardship of Life.” This staff value has had a huge impact on me - I even chose the word “healthy” as my theme for the year. One area that I
by Frank Damazio
A strategic vision begins with a strategic leader and leadership team. Vision itself is a product of God working in us, the leaders, as He creates the vision and we receive it. A strategic vision sees the church that is effectively reaching and
If you’ve been hired for a new ministry position, you will undoubtedly experience many transitional challenges. This is especially the case if you are making what is called a “lateral move,” where you are hired to do things you’ve been effective doing elsewhere. The difficulty lies
by Dr. Benny Tate
The glory of this latter house shall be greater than that of the former, saith the LORD of hosts. ~Haggai 2:9
I love the story where the pastor resigns his church and then proceeds to greet people at the back door. There, a
I’ve had the privilege of working with hundreds of churches over the last several years. In every instance, we always begin by completing an assessment to understand the current health of the church. Through that process, we try to narrow down the core issues that
Have you ever considered the time investment in some of the world’s greatest achievements?
· It took 26 months to build the Eiffel Tower.
· It took Da Vinci 4 years to paint the Mona Lisa.
· It took Michelangelo 4 years to paint the ceiling of the
Leaving your job in the corporate realm to pursue a calling to ministry can be a very exciting and fulfilling time. However, while working in a church is rewarding, you’d be surprised to know the grass isn’t always greener on the other side of the proverbial
#1 - If you are married, PLEASE understand that the #1 cause for divorce in America today is money issues. If you are married then odds are you have fought about money on multiple occasions and have felt the stress of financial strain.
Please let us
God will never lead you into a storm that He doesn’t give you the power to overcome. Brand this truth forever on your heart, for it will strengthen you when you face adversity!
This is more than an encouraging thought. It’s God’s truth, and it played