1909, 2017

Five Reasons Church Organizational Changes Fail

We thank Thom Rainer for giving us permission to repost his article. Thom S. Rainer serves as president and CEO of LifeWay Christian Resources. Dr. Rainer can be found on Twitter (@ThomRainer) and at Facebook.com/Thom.S.Rainer. This article was originally published at ThomRainer.com on August 2, 2017. It is one of the most common questions I am asked. Essentially, the question, in one form or another, deals with organizational change. The church wants to change its [...]

1409, 2017

NL Moore & Associates Completes Discipleship Pastor Search. We are Thrilled for Evangelical Free Church of Bozeman.

NL Moore & Associates is pleased to announce the selection of Dan Miller as Discipleship Pastor at the Evangelical Free Church of Bozeman (EFC Bozeman) in Bozeman, Montana. With an outstanding unanimous vote by the congregation, Dan and his wife, Cora, feel excited and blessed to join EFC Bozeman. Dan reflected that the role and church is “a great fit” and he looks forward to overseeing the discipleship and evangelism [...]

1109, 2017

We Miss Things When We Don’t Look Around

We are pleased to repost, with permission, this article by Bob Osborne, previously published at EFCA Today, the digital magazine of the Evangelical Free Church of America. Bob serves as the director of church health for EFCA West. You can find more of his articles on church leadership at https://go.efca.org/resources/document/past-issues-something-talk-about. Note: This is one of a series of articles intended to facilitate and guide church leaders’ conversations about significant issues that often are [...]

709, 2017

NL Moore & Associates Completes Senior Pastor Search. Exciting Days Ahead for Austin Oaks Church.

NL Moore & Associates is pleased to announce the selection of Pastor Brandon Zieske as Senior Pastor at Austin Oaks Church in Austin, Texas. (austinoakschurch.org) We have been working with Austin Oaks in an effective succession plan to follow the faithful ministry of 26 year pastor, Rob Harrell. With a vote of 99 percent, Brandon was enthusiastically selected as Austin Oaks next Senior Pastor. Brandon comes to Austin Oaks from [...]

509, 2017

Ten Emotionally Healthy Thoughts for Church Leaders

Many thanks to Miles Welch for giving us permission to repost his blog article. Miles writes a great blog called Developing Next Generation Leaders. You should check it out here: mileswelch.com. Emotional health is critical for church leaders. These ten ideas have been a lifeline to me during my ministry, and have helped me create an internal thought-life that honors God and the people I serve. Ten emotionally healthy thoughts for church [...]