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Words for Powerful Worship: Joy

Joy is one of the most inspiring emotions that people can experience. Bringing real, true, joy into the worship of your church can make everything better. This week we talk about the importance of Joy in worship and where that joy comes from, even when you may not feel very joyful.

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Welcoming the New Hire

You worked hard to find the right person for your team. Now, take all of the appropriate and special next steps to make sure they feel welcome and are integrated into the ministries of the church.

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Making the hire

It is time to make our selection! This week we continue our journey in hiring a new staff member by talking about the all-important site visit, the deliberation, the selection, making the offer, selecting a start date, and working out the transition process.

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The Interview

Evaluating resumes and conducting interviews for a ministry position requires us to be aware of 3 key areas: Craft, Experience, and Spirituality. In this podcast, we discuss each of these areas and their importance to finding the right candidate for your church ministry position.

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The Search Process

The team has deliberated, built a new job description, a new vision, and hopefully a great ad. Now, what do you do with it? In this day and age, there are a lot of places to look. In this episode, we look at the where’s, why’s and how’s of the modern search process.

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Selecting the Search Committee

Now that we know we have a hiring opportunity, building the right committee to handle the process is an important key. In this episode, we meet the people who you might consider to have on your hiring team, and what they should be doing.

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The Science and Ministry of the Hiring Process

Part 1-Overview There comes a time for every church when a new person needs to be hired into ministry. Whether it is replacing someone who has moved on to a brand new ministry opportunity, knowing how to conduct a quality hiring process is essential to the health and well being of the ministry. This week we look at an overview of the 6 steps to this process.

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Team Building and Training

Building and training your team is an essential part of the growth and development of any ministry. This week we take a look at 4 specific ways you can provide quality team-building experiences that will both enhance and strengthen any ministry team at your church.

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Optimize Your A/V System

Every church has a sound system, lights, maybe projection and even cameras. Getting the most out of this very large financial investment makes good fiscal and stewardship sense. Before you run out an buy a bunch of new things, take the time to learn how to maximize what you have. You may be very pleasantly surprised.

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The Vital Role of the Volunteer

Our volunteers can be both a joy and a difficulty as we work with them in ministry. Ultimately how they perform is often a result of how we have managed them. This week I talk about how to have a great relationship with volunteers in worship ministry.

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