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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…

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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…

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5 common preaching mistakes & how to fix them »

Preaching week after week, year after year, is extremely challenging. Doing so with any degree of consistency and excellence is even more challenging. No preacher is at his or her best every weekend. Personal matters and church issues can hurt preparation time. Sometimes, the well just seems dry. There’s no…

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Florida church’s “Back to School” mission project fills hundreds of backpacks for local students »

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale's children's ministry "Back to School" mission project collects hundreds of filled backpacks for local students…

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Acoustics 101 »

What pastors need to know about how acoustics supports the spoken word…

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Guinness World Record Event: Liquid Church Of NJ attempts to break record for most hunger relief packages assembled simultaneously »

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ /PRNewswire — Earlier this month, more than 350 kids and volunteers demonstrated that you don’t need to be superhero to help with problems as widespread as hunger across our cities. Participants from Liquid Church’s Camp Rock program worked together on Friday, July 11, to break the Guinness World…

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4 keys to the first interview »

Over my 25-plus years of ministry — I started when I was 10! — one quick realization was that hiring the right staff is crucial to any church. Obviously, good hiring applies to leaders of a volunteer organization, sports team or business, as well. One of the keys to a…

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The happy debrief »

“So, how did the project / event go?” When we ask for feedback, what we really want to hear is all the good stuff — People loved it! We were under budget! Better than expected! That was freaking awesome, and I can’t wait to do it again! Thank you all…

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The Playground »

When you hear the word “playground,” what comes to mind? It takes me back to elementary school, waiting for the bell to ring for recess. Boom! I was out the doors and onto the playground. Every day was a new adventure. It could be a game of tag, kickball, who…

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