Gunnar Johnson stewardship evangelist

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In 1999, Gunnar Johnson was a frustrated entrepreneur owing $88,000 in consumer debt and headed fast toward a financial cliff.

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Spotlight on the second chair

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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: Leadership

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MULTI-SITE STAFF MANAGEMENT:

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Good Steward Awards 2013

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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 […]

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Stewardship as worship

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Welcome to Church Executive’s second annual Good Steward Awards!

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Business training for pastors is gaining ground

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“A church isn’t a business. But, running one does require some business management techniques.”

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Transitioning to military chaplaincy

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Before making the leap, survey the landscape — prerequisites, daily duties, education, training, and traits that can help set you apart.

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Dealing with a sex offender

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By Eric Spacek, JD, ARM If you believe a sex offender has started attending your church, take action. Not doing so could result in significant legal liability if a situation occurs on your property. Step 1: Learn the local laws. First, be certain that the individual is a convicted sex offender. Double-check that the person […]

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When hiring externally makes more sense

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When filling a key leadership position at your church, my guess is many of you might prefer hiring an insider first.

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Fighting fear with faith

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“Our Journey of Hope” — a vital new program from Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) — equips pastors to minister to members with cancer.

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