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How Can Big Data Increase Generosity in Your Church?

By Warren Bird To Get $1 Million, You Need 396 Giving Units Church leaders teach their congregations to…

Evangelism and Externally Focused Ministry: How People Are Coming to Faith as Churches Do Good in the Community

Brought to you by Compassion International by Eric Swanson We’ve all heard the news; the number of people…

Recent Shifts in America’s Largest Protestant Churches: Megachurches 2015 Report

By: in: Megachurches on: March 3, 2016

by Scott Thumma and Warren Bird (and brought to you by The Beck Group) Does it surprise you that…

Leaders in Training: Internships and Residencies Help Churches Shape Future Leaders

By: in: General Interest, Uncategorized on: February 4, 2016

What 328 Churches Told Us about their Internships and Residency Programs We've learned that 74% of large churches sponsor an internship…

Inside Job: Large Church HR Directors Offer Unique Perspectives on Their Work

By: in: Uncategorized on: February 2, 2016

By Warren Bird (brought to you by MAG Bookkeeping) Larger churches are known for long-tenure senior pastors. Indeed,…

Large Canadian Churches Draw an Estimated 300,000 Worshippers Each Week: Findings from a National Study

By: in: Uncategorized on: October 13, 2015

Brought to you by D.L. Deeks Insurance Services, Inc. and Pushpay by Warren Bird in collaboration with a…

30 Multisite Campus Pastor Job Descriptions

By: in: Multisite Churches on: September 30, 2015

Compiled by Warren Bird This document contains 30 job descriptions for campus pastors, which were collected in a…

Campus Pastor as Key to Multisite Success

New Research, Sample Job Descriptions By Warren Bird Brought to you by Portable Church   One of the…

Succession Readiness: Surveying the Landscape of Large Church Pastors

By: in: Succession, Uncategorized on: August 4, 2015

A recent survey co-sponsored by Leadership Network asked large churches (weekly attendance of 1,000 and higher): “How would you rate efforts at…

Multisite Resource Toolkit

By: in: Multisite Churches on: May 13, 2014

Fresh Perspectives on All Things Multisite The following materials have been selected by Warren Bird, Ph.D., Research Director…