Believe it or not, there is a growing shortage of pastors and other professional ministry leaders in the North American church. Once upon a time, youth often came to a realization of a call to ministry at outdoor ministry events. Read more…
If you’re on a search committee or if you’ve been charged with helping find your church’s next pastor, this episode is for you. (This will be helpful for a prospective pastor looking for some insights too.) The search and call process is a lot like courting … and that means everyone puts on their best faces. But how do you get below the surface to find the pastor your church really needs? In this episode, Drs. Kris and Bill de-mystify the call process and provide insights to help you move past dating to seriously discovering the leader God’s set aside for your congregation.
Every pastor and every staff member has experienced it – the church interview. Sadly, many church leaders have discovered only too late that the church they thought called them wasn’t the church they were led to believe had hired them. This week Drs. Kris and Bill will offer tips on how professional ministers can interview the church and effectively discern whether or not their calling is likely to be a “match.”