When People Walk Away

by Michael Bayne It’s very hard to watch people walk away from the ministry, organization, or church you lead. People are going to walk away and for many reasons. What matters most when people leave is how we respond. When I think about people leaving the ministry I...

Five Reasons to Avoid Questionnaires

Do you like filling out questionnaires? I don’t. The only time I fill them out is when I have no other choice. But what about when it comes to hiring? Is it a good idea to have candidates for your open ministry positions fill out a questionnaire? Traditional churches...

Before You Start a Search For a Leader

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be addressing some key points to filling a position with the RIGHT leader. There are a number of things that need to happen BEFORE you begin reviewing resumes and interviewing candidates: The first step is a Needs Assessment....

How to Write a Ministry Resume

The art of job seeking and resume writing is constantly changing. After reviewing thousands at MinisterSearch, I’ve come up with 10 things to consider when writing a resume: Format – as concise, to the point, and easy to read as possible – don’t write a novel...

Another Pastor Search Filled in Less than 4 Months

 We were recently retained to fill a Children’s Pastor search for a growing church in the Dallas area. This church was unique as they were growing and had some very unique qualifications for this position. Our team screened hundreds of candidates and presented...
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