Pastors & Search Committees

Posted by on Sep 10, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As a Senior Pastor of a Chicagoland congregation of about 500 folk, I had the privilege of bringing an Associate Pastor on board.  Towards that end, I formed a Pastor Search Committee, of which I was a part. My rational for serving on the committee was that the committee would be selecting my co-worker, my right-hand person.  Hence, I should be part of that decision. While it is customary for Senior Pastors to serve on Search committees assigned the task of calling an Associate Pastor, I have recently discovered that there are good reasons why a Senior Pastor may choose NOT to serve on such...

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