Hiring Well (And Slowly)

Hiring Well (And Slowly)

I checked my inbox early in the morning to find something sent from a coworker at an odd hour, and it went something like this, “My wife and I have been praying and processing about some things that we need to talk with you about. Is there anytime that we can talk tomorrow?” You know where this is going, right? Someone I worked with was leaving. I laid there, thinking about what would need to happen next—how we would communicate this to our volunteers, our students, our staff, what... Read More
How To Match Potential Staff To Your Church Culture

How To Match Potential Staff To Your Church Culture

by David Lyons Over the years, we at MinisterSearch have been able to identify several areas that affect the long-term success of a new pastoral staff member. One key area is CULTURE. One of the reasons churches and pastoral staff have struggled is, there hasn’t been enough attention given to defining and matching cultures. Most have assumed that if someone “believed” the same things and was called or passionate about a specific area of ministry it was enough. However, the high turnover rate... Read More
“You’re Hired!”

“You’re Hired!”

No matter how a person comes to be in the position of searching for a job, each applicant loves to hear those words: “You’re Hired!” Did you know that Orange helps you get there? Through OrangeLeaders.com, we offer a job board so that leaders in churches with open positions can post their jobs. So, if you’re looking for a job, be sure to check the board regularly for updates. We are happy to help churches find quality team members to join your staff. If you’re a... Read More