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Category Archives: General Interest

It’s a New Year! Free Assessment to Learn How Your Leadership Team Is Doing

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: January 23, 2017

by Warren Bird TODAY is a great time to assess how your church's senior leadership team is doing -- and how it could improve.…

What Is Ministry Compensation?

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: January 10, 2017

By Warren Bird I remember visiting a missionary who had a big sign in his work space: “The pay ain’t great but the benefits…

How Did 2016 End for Your Church?

  By Warren Bird The 2016 holiday season, with both Christmas Day and New Year's Day falling on Sundays, had lots of new variables.…

Welcome! New Additions to the Leadership Network Family, Edition 2

By: in: General Interest, Leader Groups on: January 3, 2017

This series welcomes and introduces churches that are recent additions to the various programs offered through Leadership Network. We look forward to learning from…

Innovate:NOW! Addresses Strategic Staffing

Perhaps the most important role of any leader is that of choosing and guiding those around you. How well are you selecting, developing and leading…

U.S. Religion Contributes $1.2 Trillion Yearly to Our Economy and Society

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: December 12, 2016

by Warren Bird Religion makes a huge socio-economic contribution to life in the United States, some $1.2 trillion annually, according to recent research. These…

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,…

A People Ops Veteran on Navigating the Gnarliest Conversations and Other Articles Church Leaders Should Read

Here’s a collection of interesting, thought-provoking articles from around the web from recent weeks. For more links, check out our Flipboard magazines: Leadership Network Today,…

Speed Up Progress on Your Church’s Biggest Goals and Save

What are your church’s biggest goals for 2017?  These are the two or three “great” things that will require a disproportionate investment of your…

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…