Filter By Type
Filter By Category
Thumb fontawesome f02d 9  1024

book

In her role as a regional Episcopal leader, author Elizabeth Geitz watched some congregations have a positive experience when calling new clergy leadership while others experienced negativity and...

Thumb when the word leads

book

Author and senior pastor Chris Brauns’ goal is to help search committees find and call senior, associate, and youth pastors who make “good marriages” with their congregations. First, says Brauns,...

Thumb transition plan

book

“What can I do or say to the congregation that will help you with your future leadership?” After leading Southeast Christian Church for 40 years, this was the question Bob Russell humbly asked more...

Thumb leading your african american church

book

Ralph Watkins’ years of research, teaching, and church leadership experience shine in this book that helps pastors, lay leaders, and congregation members make a successful transition to new clergy...

Thumb pastoral search journey

book

While most congregations have sought a new pastor many times, clergy search committees often feel as though they are inventing the process from scratch. In this book, experienced church leader John...

Thumb hartford institute

organization

Since 1985, Hartford Seminary’s Hartford Institute for Religion Research has been a knowledge resource for the scholarly community, as well as places of worship. The focus is religious research. ...

Thumb a change of pastors

book

A “complicated” phase that “is scary, is challenging, and is full of potential” is how church expert Loren Mead describes the time when changes in clergy leadership occur. Not surprisingly, Mead...

Thumb leadership that fits your church

book

Researchers and authors Cynthia Woolever and Deborah Bruce (1955-2012) believe that clergy satisfaction and congregational health are intertwined. Their work promotes an in-depth understanding of...

Thumb center for congregational health interim

web resource

The Center for Congregational Health’s Interim Ministry program asserts the transition time between pastorates is vital for congregations and new ministers establishing “a solid ministry team.” The...

Thumb entering wonderland

book

What can a pastor do to begin well with a congregation? The first months at a congregation can set the tone for the rest of the tenure. This book offers more than 50 tips on how a pastor can be...

Thumb navigating pastoral transitions

book

As one of three interrelated Roman Catholic resources on “navigating pastoral transitions,” author and educator Barbara Kerkhoff offers assistance to parish staff for the entire process, whether...

Thumb navigating pastoral transitions

book

Author and church leader Graziano Marcheschi edits this booklet that is one of three interrelated Roman Catholic resources that offer practical suggestions for managing pastoral transitions. Among...

Thumb next

book

In collaboration with author and seminary instructor Warren Bird, William Vanderbloemen unites his seminary training with his pastoral and human resources experience to offer a fresh perspective on...

Thumb vanderbloemen

organization

Vanderbloemen Search Group focuses on making employment matches between applicants and appropriate position openings in church and religiously-oriented organizations. Vanderbloemen advertises...

Thumb navigating pastoral transitions

book

As one of three interrelated resources written for Roman Catholics who are “navigating pastoral transitions,” author and professor Marti Jewell offers this “guide for best practices and self care.”...

Need help finding the right resources?

We can help you define your issue to find just the right resources.