Leadership Network

Ten Important Salary Benchmarks You Might Not Know About

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: April 25, 2016

By Warren Bird Our Large Church Salary, Staff and Budget Survey is NOT just about salary tables for various large-church sizes. (The survey is still open,…

A Vision Statement Is Only as Strong as the Leader Is

By: in: Books on: April 20, 2016

by Shawn Lovejoy To be honest, I’m not a big fan of vision statements. Vision statements are a dime a dozen as far as…

How Can Your Church Strengthen Marriages?

  Ever wondered what other churches are doing in marriage ministry? How do they make it work? What are some ideas or strategies you…

Do Churches Give Financial Bonuses?

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: April 18, 2016

by Warren Bird We've conducted large church salary, economic outlook, staff and budget surveys since 2001. Many of our questions come from people who…

Get Your Steps In with Senior Pastor Groups

You intentionally get your steps in every day don't you? That takes care of the physical you. Now let's address the rest of you.…

What Should You Pay Your Top WORSHIP Leader?

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: April 11, 2016

By Warren Bird Most large churches invest huge time and energy into their weekend worship experiences. In some churches, such as Hillsong, the music…

4 Takeaways from the HUB Week

By: in: Uncategorized on: April 6, 2016

I am right now sitting in on several of our great groups in our HUB experience. Here is what I am seeing and learning:…

Why do growing churches grow?

Please join me on Wednesday, May 4, 2:30pm CT for a free webinar on "Externally Focused Ministry, Evangelism and Church Growth: The Surprising Discoveries." You can register…

4 Important Salary Benchmarks You Might Not Know About

By Warren Bird "What do YOU want to know about the financial side of churches like the one you serve?" That's a question I…

Webinar: Accelerating Generosity and Giving In Your Church

Our own Chris Willard is delivering a webinar on Accelerating Generosity and Giving In Your Church on Thursday, April 14th at 1 PM Eastern.  The webinar…