Opportunity for Associate Pastor: Youth & Worship

Posted by on Feb 2, 2016 in Featured Positions | 0 comments

The Crossview Fellowship, located in Keokuk, IA, has begun a nationwide search for a dedicated and committed Associate Pastor willing to take up the responsibility of leading two vital ministries: Youth and Worship. The ideal candidate for this position will be a dedicated Christ-follower with a clear sense of call to pastoral ministry, willing to learn and grow into that call. In addition, the ideal candidate will be characterized by an ability to provide visionary leadership, by passion and persistence, and by the ability to work...

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Opportunity for Full-Time Worship & Tech Arts Director

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Featured Positions | 0 comments

The Crossroads Community Church, located in Schererville, IN, has begun a nationwide search for a Worship and Technical Arts Director. As a Christ-follower, the Worship and Technical Arts Director will be dedicated to personal spiritual growth and to proclaiming Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. As a gifted artist, he or she will be responsible for creating an inspiring portrait through words (both spoken and sung) which welcomes and invites those gathered to join their hearts and voices in worship. In the process, he or she will lead the...

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Youth & Family Ministries Opportunity

Posted by on Oct 5, 2015 in Featured Positions | 0 comments

The First Reformed Church of Friesland (WI) seeks a Youth & Family Discipleship Pastor to help them glorify God by making spiritually healthy, reproducing followers of Jesus Christ. This pastor will have the privilege of leading one of the most dynamic youth ministries in the region. These ministries, supported by an excellent facility which includes a large Family Center (gym), have been a strength of the congregation for many years and their reach extends beyond the church into the community. Over the past twenty-two years, the youth and...

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The Rise of the Pastor Search Firm

Posted by on Sep 10, 2015 in Best Practices | 1 comment

In a recent issue of the Chicago Tribune, one of the city’s daily newspapers, you will find an article by Ted Gregory entitled “Hunting heads and hearts for the Lord: Search firms take page from corporate book to match pastors with churches.” In this article, Gregory chronicles the rise of Pastor Search Firms during the first 15 years of the twenty-first century in America. He cites the growing number of American Protestant congregations seeking the help of individuals and companies specializing in assisting congregations in searches for...

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Fox Lake, WI Congregation Seeks Pastor

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015 in Featured Positions | 0 comments

The Living Hope Community Church (Fox Lake, WI), a young, multi-generational congregation, with a missional-church mindset, awaits the arrival of a new pastor. This congregation of about 150 people was planted in 1993 for the expressed purpose of influencing the Fox Lake region for Jesus Christ. Since then, the congregation has focused its efforts on “creating community where lives are fulfilled by following Christ.” The ideal candidate for this position will be a general practitioner who has been called and equipped to serve the Lord and...

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DeMotte (IN) Church Seeks Youth Pastor

Posted by on Jul 13, 2015 in Featured Positions | 0 comments

The First Church of DeMotte (IN) seeks a Youth Pastor to lead a thriving Youth and Children’s Ministry, as well as a thriving Care and Development Ministry, while embodying an Honor-Filled Heart for the House. The Youth Pastor will have the privilege of working alongside Pastor John Hill, witnessing the construction of a new facility, preaching preach several times throughout the year, and much more. The ideal candidate for this position is a passionate follower of Jesus looking to boldly reach the next generation – and willing to do...

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PC or MAC? Relational or Attractional?

Posted by on May 28, 2015 in Strategy and Values | 1 comment

For years I have used and loved my PC but my employer just provided me with a new MAC. As you may know, the two computer systems are similar but differ significantly – and the difference between the two is frustrating me! I am an older, pleated-pants kind of guy and am tempted to give my MAC to someone else on campus. I am sure a young, hipster would treasure it. Two different models, the PC and MAC, operate similar but different systems. Similarly, congregations typically employ one of two models or systems in their efforts to seek and...

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Senior Pastor Opportunity in Holland, MI

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Featured Positions | 0 comments

Calvary Church in Holland, MI has begun a search for a Senior Pastor to join us, challenge us, and encourage us through preaching, teaching, vision casting, and the promotion of Calvary’s core values. We prayerfully await an authentic, humble, culturally engaged, and relational Senior Pastor who values a fuller and more faithful participation by the local church in God’s mission. The ideal candidate for this position will be a dynamic leader with documented success in vision casting and team building, as well as a gifted communicator...

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Shall We Hold ’em or Fold ’em?

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Success Stories | 2 comments

On June 15, 2014, the Park Place Baptist Church in Montgomery, IL was a 147 year-old American Baptist congregation with a dwindling membership, insufficient resources, a pastoral vacancy, a baptismal filled with church records instead of water, and a tired remnant of dedicated members. Uncertain about how to proceed, the congregation partnered with Sam Hamstra of ChapterNext, for assistance. Together they began a discernment process to discover God’s will for their future. To facilitate that process they committed themselves to meeting two...

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International Mission Consultants – Comayagua, Honduras

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Featured Positions | 0 comments

“Defend the cause of the weak and fatherless; maintain the rights of the poor and oppressed.” Psalm 82:3 Within the country of Honduras, thousands of children become orphaned or are abandoned each year. AGC Ltd (All God’s Children) champions the cause of these children, and is committed to providing a better life for them. AGC partners with indigenous holistic ministries in Honduras to offer these children hope for their future. All God’s Children, a non-profit organization governed by a U.S. board of directors, was organized in 1988....

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