From hotel management to church leadership, 41-year-old Chris Gunnare proves that when it comes to running a successful operation, never underestimate the power of customer care.
By Rez Gopez-Sindac Recently, I went to a home improvement retail store and was greeted warmly by an employee who, in my estimation, couldn’t have been younger than 70. I told him I came to buy a water dispenser. He said he knew exactly where to find it and motioned me to follow him. But, […]
Since 2011, John Mark Comer, 33, has been the lead pastor of Bridgetown
I was an eager beaver new believer.
For pastors, discussing compensation is a necessary — but often stressful — conversation.
2014 is upon us. In the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions, I asked some of our Church Executive readers what changes they would make to improve how they do church. Specifically, I asked them to name the programs or activities that they would create, cancel, or take to the next level starting this year. […]
In 1999, Gunnar Johnson was a frustrated entrepreneur owing $88,000 in consumer debt and headed fast toward a financial cliff.
In this issue, Pastor Sutton Turner — executive pastor and an executive elder at Seattle’s Mars Hill Church — talks about his new book, Invest Your Gifts for His Mission, in our “Bookshelf” department. Specifically, the nuances of the executive pastor (XP) role are on the table. I posed some key takeaways to three XPs: […]
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Good Steward Awards 2013: Technology SPECIAL NEEDS: Grace Church (Eden Prairie, MN) GIVING SOLUTIONS: Shore Fellowship (Egg Harbor Twp, NJ) Good Steward Awards 2013: Leadership MULTI-SITE STAFF MANAGEMENT: First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach (West Palm Beach, FL) Grace Fellowship Church (Latham, NY) INNOVATIVE OUTREACH: First Mount Zion Baptist Church (Dumfries, VA) First […]