FREE WEBINAR Sept. 25: “3 Ways Digital Giving is Bad for Your Church”

        If you haven’t already registered, be sure to join Church Executive Magazine, Pushpay and eChurchGiving on Thursday, September 25 at 3:30 p.m. ET for a free, 60-minute webinar: “3 Ways Digital Giving is Bad for Your Church.” Register now online. In just one hour, you’ll learn: How the smartphone (the fastest-growing […]

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“Joel Osteen Radio” Launches September 29 on SiriusXM

NEW YORK /PRNewswire — SiriusXM has announced that “Joel Osteen Radio,” the new exclusive channel headlined by the renowned spiritual and inspirational figure, will launch Mon., Sept. 29, on SiriusXM channel 128. The channel will be available on satellite radios, through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and at SiriusXM.com. Osteen, the Senior Pastor of Lakewood […]

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Southern senior pastors take top salaries

By Adelle M. Banks RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (RNS) — Large churches in the South tend to pay their senior pastors the highest salaries, a new survey finds. That’s one of the conclusions on churches and finances released Tuesday (Sept. 9) by Leadership Network, a Dallas-based church think tank, and the Vanderbloemen Search Group, a Houston-based […]

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Extensive survey report of North American church salaries

Leadership Network, in conjunction with Vanderbloemen Search Group, is pleased to announce the release of a 2014 update to its extensive and widely popular large church salary report, which surveyed 727 churches in North America with attendances ranging from 1,000 to more than 30,000 people. It focuses on the salaries of top-tier leadership of large […]

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Web-exclusive: Using media to reach youth

Q&A with Phil Cooke, co-founder of Cooke Pictures Chances are, you’ve heard Phil Cooke’s name before. According to former CNN journalist Paula Zahn, Cooke is rare — a working producer in Hollywood with a Ph.D. in Theology. He’s produced everything from Super Bowl commercials to creating the most successful Christian media programming of the last […]

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3 reasons to have a daily routine as a leader

I’m a list guy. Some of you have already stopped reading because of that fact. I will put something on my list that I’ve already done just to cross it off and feel the accomplishment. I know. I’m sick, right? Pray for me. I’m also a guy who loves routine. Those characteristics often go together, […]

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Excitement Builds for National Back to Church Sunday on September 21

Church leaders in Mississippi and Florida work together to engage local residents COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Aug. 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire — A national movement is gaining momentum as tens of thousands of churches prepare to welcome several million people to services all on the same day, Back to Church Sunday® on September 21. And in […]

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Church payroll and tax laws

What you need to know now

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: 3 reasons to hire for potential over experience

By Milan Ford In a recent study performed by professors at Stanford University and Harvard Business School, it was discovered that several industry-leading companies now favor new job candidates who appear to have the “potential” to succeed in the roles they were applying for over those who had already demonstrated some measure of success in […]

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The 6 reasons, 6 dos and 2 don’ts of the reprimand

There are six reasons for a reprimand … 1) Values are disregarded. Your business or team might have a high value of being on time to meetings. If this is violated multiple times, it could easily be reason for a reprimand. 2) Rules have been broken. Your teenager knows his curfew, yet violates it regularly. […]

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