Tag: church staffing


5 Reasons to Release a Person from your Team

There are times when a person needs to be released from your team. Wise leadership knows that not every person needs to stay on the team indefinitely. But how do I know when it is time to release a person?


Firing 101: How to Fire a Person

Firing a person is one of the most difficult things that a leader has to do. Perhaps you¬†need to release a person because of a character deficiency, a competence issue, or a giftedness miss.¬†Seminary didn’t teach you how to fire


7 Steps to Developing Leaders in your Church

I encounter few pastors who have any real plan for intentional leadership development. Most, instead, rely on imported ready-made “leaders.” We say that we value developing leaders, but often times we just are not sure where to begin. Earlier this


How to Develop Leaders in your Church

Many pastors have no essential plan for developing leaders. We (hopefully) know how to interpret the Bible, how to preach, and how to counsel, but are often ineffective at training both current and future church leaders. There is perhaps no


Should We Hire from the Inside or Outside?

You have an open position. Do you bring someone in from the outside to fill it? Or do you hire a person from the inside that you already know? Tough Decision! Here are a few things to consider: Why you