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What 328 Churches Told Us about their Internships and Residency Programs

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

We've learned that 74% of large churches sponsor an internship or residency program to train people for ministry. How do they fund it?…

How Long Do Staff Stay at Larger Churches?

By: in: Uncategorized on: February 2, 2016

By Warren Bird Larger churches are known for long-tenure senior pastors. Indeed, it’s quite an impressive number of…

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…

Large Church Salary Report Available Now

By: in: General Interest, Generous Churches on: September 9, 2014

The much-anticipated inside look at large church finances (compensation, staffing, budget) is now available for free download here. Titled Leadership…

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…

Available Now – the Leadership Network/Generis Multisite Church Scorecard

By: in: Uncategorized on: March 11, 2014

Over the last few weeks, we announced that the U.S. now has at least 8,000 multisite churches (by the broadest…

Field Study: World’s Largest Churches

By: in: World Megachurches on: October 28, 2013

Research Director Warren Bird reports findings from visiting several of the world's largest churches from China, Korea, Singapore,…