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Do Teaching Pastors Really Make Only 51% of a Senior Pastor’s Pay?

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: December 5, 2016

By Warren Bird I'm intrigued by questions coming from readers of our large-church salary report, which we recently released. (The executive summary is free,…

Church Eliminates Debt and Now Gives Away 50 Percent of Income

By: in: Generous Churches on: December 4, 2016

By Warren Bird WoodsEdge Community Church Senior Pastor Jeff Wells knows there is only one thing that could have moved his church from a…

Jeff Kossack: Facilitating Growth for Next Generation Pastors

By: in: Leader Groups on: December 1, 2016

By Warren Bird Leadership Network has built a team of high-capacity leaders who serve churches in powerful ways. These leaders are field-tested as innovation…

Church Finding Multiple Ways to Multiply

By: in: Church Planting, Multisite Churches on: November 20, 2016

You could say that Beulah Alliance Church has kept its missional edge as a 95-year-old church by operating like a school kid struggling with…

Generous Buckets Turn Dollar Bills into Life Change

By: in: Generous Churches on: November 16, 2016

Bright-orange buckets are fueling the generosity of an Indianapolis (IN) church, and making a big impact on its community. The "Generous Bucket," as they…

How Close Is Your Church to the 43% Average?

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: November 14, 2016

By Warren Bird For households that give to the general fund of your church, do 43% give between $200 and $999 a year? That’s…

Setting Pastors’ Salaries – What’s the Missing Ingredient?

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: November 1, 2016

By Dan Busby and Michael Martin Try making a hamburger without beef, brewing coffee without beans, or baking a cake without sugar. Something’s not…

Lee Powell: Fueling and Funding an Innovation Movement

By: in: Featured, General Interest, Staffing, Uncategorized on: October 27, 2016

By Warren Bird Leadership Network has built a team of high-capacity leaders who serve churches in powerful ways. These leaders are field-tested as innovation…

Excessive Pay for Top-Tier Church Staff?

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: October 24, 2016

By Warren Bird Leadership Network’s recent salary report (download the free executive summary here) focuses on top-tier staff in larger churches. The report drew…

Metrics that Matter: Vital Signs Monitored by Large Churches

By: in: Uncategorized on: October 18, 2016

brought to you by ACS Technologies by Warren Bird What gets MEASURED, gets MANAGED. What gets REWARDED, gets REPEATED. Whatever you BRAG ON, you'll see…