ChristianJobs Hiring Articles

  • 5 Suggestions for Developing Trust as a Leader

    by Ron Edmondson
    Trust is like gold in leadership. Without it a leader will fail to build a healthy following. Change will be difficult to implement. Retention and recruitment of leaders becomes near impossible. Developing trust takes time. It is seldom granted with position or title. Most people have been injured in relationships which keeps them from trusting blindly or quickly. It took several years into my current position before I began to develop trust. I ...   Read More
  • 5 Meaningful Employee Appreciation Ideas

    by Samantha Villenave
    The first Friday of March is Employee Appreciation Day. What a great opportunity to turn the tables, and give some well-deserved attention and focus on the people that make your entire year better, by being a meaningful part of the purpose and mission of your organization! Are you taking advantage of this opportunity to thank your team members for their hard work and effort? It may be daunting to fit a whole year’s worth of appreciation into ...   Read More
  • 40 Courageous Quotes from Evangelist Billy Graham

    by Debbie McDaniel
    Billy Graham preached the message of Christ’s freedom and forgiveness around the world, reaching over 200 million people in more than 185 countries. He lead hundreds of thousands of people to pray to receive Jesus Christ into their lives as Lord and Savior. His integrity and wisdom opened doors to offer spiritual support and guidance for United States presidents from Eisenhower to Bush. He was a friend to celebrities, politicians, athletes, ...   Read More
  • 3 Attitudes of Godly Leaders

    by Johny Garner
    My social media feeds are filled with stories of leaders. Stories about political leaders like Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren, and Vladimir Putin.  Stories about business leaders like Tim Cook, Marissa Mayer, and Mark Zuckerberg. Some praise the leader as exactly the kind of person needed. Others are highly critical. In each case, the author uses a set of criteria to judge the leader as good or bad, but most of those criteria have little to ...   Read More
  • 7 Natural Barriers to Sustained Church Growth

    by Ron Edmondson
    In church planting, we defied the rules of growth for several years. There are “rules”, which when they happen will naturally stall growth. We were convinced they didn’t apply to us. What we learned is it just takes more time – sometimes. Recognizing these early and addressing them is key to sustaining growth and momentum. Here are 7 natural barriers to growth: Facilities –  There is something to the 80 ...   Read More
  • 10 Things Great Leaders Grant Their Teams

    by Ron Edmondson
    Whether stated or unspoken, a leader plays the key role in setting the culture of the organization. People on any team will often wait until they feel they have permission from leadership before they move forward. If you want your team to flourish, make sure you grant them permission to be a great team. Here are 10 things great leaders grant their team: The right to dream – Leaders give the team permission to dream the seemingly impossible. ...   Read More
  • Maintaining a Godly Perspective in a Corporate Culture

    by Johny Garner
    In September of 2016, news reports revealed Wells Fargo fired 5,300 employees who created over 1.5 million unauthorized accounts for customers. If a customer opened an account at Wells Fargo, the employee who opened the account received credit toward performance goals. Some employees also opened extra accounts customers didn’t request, boosting their monthly sales. According to early reports, senior leaders at Wells Fargo defended the company’s ...   Read More
  • Volunteers – How to Find Them, Train Them, and Keep Them

    by Cory Mansfield
    “And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God.” – Ephesians 4:11     Certain gifts have been given to equip others for the work of ministry. The load of “doing ministry” does not, and should not, fall ...   Read More
  • One Suggestion to Take Stress from the Hiring Process

    by Ron Edmondson
    There is so much stress involved in hiring the right person for the team. I am a very strategic person. This is especially true when hiring new people to our team. It’s one of the few areas I have such a strong voice in how it’s done and I am slow to add people. Still, I’ve made plenty of mistakes. If you get stressed about hiring the right person I have a suggestion which may help. I have done this with great success in hiring ...   Read More
  • 5 Easy Tips For Improving Your Interview Process

    by Sam Murray, Vanderbloemen Search Group
    We have the great privilege of interviewing candidates every day and hearing how different churches approach their own personal interviewing process. I want to share a few easily applied tips that have impressed me along the way. This is not a comprehensive list of best interview practices, but I hope these few ideas help improve your ministry's interview process. 1. Spend informal time together. You should hire someone you want to spend 40 hours ...   Read More