Category: Podcast

Building Up Without Tearing Down: Fighting Fair

Fighting fair is as much about what we say about others as it is about what we say about ourselves. When we have to tear down someone else’s position in order to lift up our own, we are portraying ourselves as the attacker instead of a leader of thought. This week we talk about how to build a position on its own merits instead of tearing down another.

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Listen First

Being the first to listen in any disagreement is a positive sign of strength, compassion, and respect. Join me this week as I give real-life examples of when listening first made a profound difference in a disagreement.

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Words for Powerful Worship: Awe

Do you ever experience the power of God during worship in such a way that you are in awe of God? Is there still a sense of awe in your worship? Has there ever been? Join me as we talk about the incredible and often missing power of awe in the worship at our churches.

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Words for Powerful Worship: Action

Worship is a verb. If your congregation is not bringing their worship but are only coming to receive, they are missing out on half of what true, biblical worship should be. This week we discuss how to bring more action to your service. 

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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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