Church Executive, April 2013, Volume 12, Issue 4

  The CE Interview: Larry Brey, Campus Pastor | Elevation Church | Charlotte, NC By Rez Gopez-Sindac Larry Brey was a college professor and director of sports medicine at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, NC, when he decided he was created for more than what he had become. Managing risk on mission trips By Steve […]

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Church Executive, March 2013, Volume 12, Issue 3

The CE Interview: Scott Anderson, Executive Pastor, Eagle Brook Church, Centerville, MN By Rez Gopez-Sindac Scott Anderson started attending Eagle Brook Church (EBC) with his family in 1993 and joined the staff in 1997 as the facility manager after 18 years of managing restaurants for the McDonald’s Corporation. He started as a “glorified custodian” with […]

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Church Executive, February 2013, Volume 12, Issue 2

The CE Interview: A. Colette Rice, Executive Pastor, Mt. Ennon Baptist Church, Clinton, MD By Ronald E. Keener Colette Rice was a civil servant for the federal government for 27 years before becoming executive pastor at Mt. Ennon Baptist Church. “Over the span of my career I have amassed skills and developed competencies in the […]

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Church Executive, January 2013, Volume 12, Issue 1

CE Interview: Sam S. Rainer III, Senior Pastor, Stevens Street Baptist Church, Cookeville, TN ”I want to die here – old, leathered, scarred, and exhausted.” So says Sam Rainer III as he tries to articulate his deep love for the local church. Sure, the new senior pastor of Stevens Street Baptist Church grew up in […]

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Church Executive, December 2012, Volume 11, Issue 12

Perspectives on 2013 Church Executive’s Editorial Advisory Panel looks at the year ahead from the perspectives of their work and interests. Good Steward: Construction Gateway Church, Southlake, TX; Word of Life, Flowood, MS Good Steward: Financial Management Christ Community Church, St. Charles, IL; North Coast Calvary Chapel, Carlsbad, CA; First Baptist Church of West Palm […]

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Church Executive, November 2012, Volume 11, Issue 11

CE Interview: Fred Luter JR., Senior Pastor, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, New Orleans, LA As Hurricane Isaac blew through New Orleans in late August, Fred Luter, 56, could be excused if he felt like “here we go again.” Hurricane Katrina, seven years earlier, destroyed his church and scattered the membership across the country. By Ronald […]

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Church Executive, October 2012, Volume 11, Issue 10

CE Interview: Randy Valimont, Senior Pastor, Griffin First Assembly of God, Griffin, GA At Griffin First Assembly of God, the motto is “One church can change the world.” Randy Valimont, lead pastor since 1993, believes that when a church has a big vision with eternal impact, there are people who will want to support it […]

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Church Executive, September 2012, Volume 11, Issue 9

CE Interview: Roy Gruber, Lead Pastor, The Heights Community, Ogden, UT Roy Gruber serves a multisite (three campuses) congregation of 1,800 people in a thriving evangelistic field – Utah – where 49 percent of people within 20 miles of the church have no current involvement with faith of any kind. By Ronald E. Keener Quick […]

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Church Executive, August 2012, Volume 11, Issue 8

The CE Interview: Senior pastor Joe Champion says Celebration Church is a place where people can discover their calling and are equipped and empowered to fulfill their ministry. By Rez Gopez-Sindac Why your church’s revenue isn’t over the top By John B. Savage Some churches don’t have a clear vision and others don’t teach biblical […]

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Church Executive, July 2012, Volume 11, Issue 7

This issue includes an interview with Don Wilson, senior pastor of Christ Church of the Valley, Peoria, AZ. Also included are features on pastoral fame, church foreclosure, cyber theft, and a special section on sports and recreation.

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