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What Does Your Church Website Say to Pastoral Candidates about Your Church?

I sometimes wonder if pastor search committees who are searching for their church’s next pastor realize that the first place a candidate who knows the church has received his or her resume heads is to that church’s website. For pastoral candidates, it is an easy, accessible and private place to ferret out information about the … Continue reading

General CBF

Your Sons and Daughters Will Prophesy

When the time comes, I’ll pour out my Spirit on those who serve me, men and women both, and they’ll prophesy.                                    Acts 2:17 (Eugene Peterson’s The Message)  In my work with churches who are in the midst of a pastor search, when the subject of considering a female candidate arises, I all-too-often hear the phrase: “I … Continue reading