Worship Pastor Opportunity (Niles, MI)

Redeemer Church (Niles, MI) awaits the arrival of a Worship Pastor. The person who fills this position will be responsible for the design, development, and leadership of worship gatherings and for strategic development and oversight of communication at Redeemer Church. The ideal candidate for this position is a humble and teachable disciple who loves the…

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Campus Pastor Opportunity with Thrive Ministries

Real, Relevant, and Relational. That’s the motto of Thrive Ministries: one church with multiple congregations or campuses. Thrive Ministries represents three Christian Reformed congregations working together to make the love of Christ known in the Gateway Region of Morrison (IL), Fulton (IL),  Clinton (IA), and every community in between. Believing that they can do more…

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Question #8

I hate to break it to you, but it’s best for you to know that your next pastor will most likely ask your previous pastor a simple question: “Why did you leave?” And they should ask. Nothing worse than rowing a boat into the middle of the lake only to discover a leak. Speaking from…

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Question #7

If we don’t know who we are as a congregation, how will we know what we need? If we don’t have an accurate understanding of our present situation as a church, how can we close the current chapter so that the Lord may begin writing a new chapter? If we don’t know have a vision…

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Question #3

Typically, as soon as a pastor announces that he or she has accepted a call, the leaders of the congregation, with no questions asked, form a pastor search (replacement) team. They seemingly assume that the church should enter the future by repeating the past, rather than viewing their pastor’s departure as a time to explore…

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Question #6

Are you familiar with the question “What is the elephant in the room?” This nonsensical question is a metaphorical idiom for an obvious problem that people don’t want to talk about. The situation is as noticeable as an elephant would be if sitting in your living room or at your dinner table. More recently, a…

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Question #5

In what is called “The Great Commission,” Jesus commands his apostles to make disciples by going, baptizing, and teaching. While it took them a while to go, they finally got around to it with a lot of help from Barnabas, Paul, and the Church of Antioch.  We are here as a result of their work.…

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Lead Pastor Opportunity in Kalamazoo, MI

The Southern Heights Christian Reformed Church (Kalamazoo, MI) has begun a search for a Lead Pastor to succeed Pastor Dan Sarkipato who retired in April after 22 years of faithful ministry to the congregation. The Lead Pastor will help the congregation further the development of its vision, guide its spiritual development through preaching and teaching,…

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Executive Director/Pastor Opportunity (Westchester County, NY)

Trinity Presbyterian Church (Purchase, NY) has begun a search for an Executive Director of Ministries (if ordained, Executive Pastor). The primary role of the EDM is to serve, under the leadership of the Senior Pastor Craig Higgins, in the leadership and direction of the church staff, in the recruiting and overseeing of volunteer ministry leaders,…

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Question #4

“What do you mean by asking, ‘Is Christ really head of our church?’ You might answer automatically, “Of course he is for the Bible tells me so!” You have a point. Paul does affirm that Christ “is the head of the body, the church” (Colossians 1:18). So let’s ask the question differently. Is Christ a…

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