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grateful one who has learned many things the hard way - and expects there are many more lessons to come...

How Does This Work? Pastor Job Openings with Minister Search

Finding the right pastor job openings can be challenging to say the least. On the web you may see Pastor Job Openings all over! But, which one is the RIGHT fit for you? Where is it YOU are being called? … Continue reading

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Senior Pastor Job – MinisterSearch

MinisterSearch is excited about a great opportunity for spirit-filled Senior and Lead Pastor Candidates – this church in the Northern Alabama area (outside Huntsville) is a GREAT opportunity for someone to come in and have a tremendous impact. Check out … Continue reading

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Church Staff – Pastor – Minister – Headhunter – Staffing Agency – Maybe?

Folks are often hesitant to use the term “headhunter” when they talk with us… I’m not sure why other than it must have some negative connotations associated with it. We will often jokingly refer to ourselves as Headhunters for God.  The … Continue reading

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How to Write a Ministry Resume – Church Jobs – Pastor Jobs – Ministry Jobs

10 things to consider when writing a ministry resume Continue reading

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Children’s Pastor Searches – Children’s Ministry Jobs – MinisterSearch

Take a look at some info on several Children’s Pastor searches in which we are currently engaged: Please let us know if you are interested by emailing us at Resumes@MinisterSearch.com We have a number of other open positions with churches … Continue reading

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Pastor Jobs – Minister Jobs – How to find them?

I’m preparing a video blog to discuss how to find pastor jobs and how to find minister jobs. Should I use a church staffing firm or church staffing agency? Should I use a church headhunter? Should I use a pastor … Continue reading

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Video Blog – Church Staff Search and Recruiting Firm

Please take a look at http://www.youtube.com/ministersearch to see some of what’s going on at MinisterSearch. http://www.MinisterSearch.com MinisterSearch is the OLDEST and MOST SUCCESSFUL full-service church staffing, search firm focused solely on ministry positions for pastors and ministers. No other search firm can compare to … Continue reading

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First Interview – agenda

Just a few ideas on how to handle a first interview. You don’t need to cover everything, but cover as much as you can thinking “do we move to the next level or not” I recommend an hour or so:  Introduce … Continue reading

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$50 off for the Dynamic Church Conference

Rarely do I talk about any organization other than MinisterSearch, but I do like to share resources that churches should be aware of. I have great relationships with several of the executives at Fellowship Technologies and MANY of our clients … Continue reading

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Reference Checking – Is it really necessary?

I can’t tell you how many times I had heard stories of churches that hire new staff member only to realize, later, that they didn’t find out critical information about the candidate. Why? One reason is they didn’t do the necessary referencing … Continue reading

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