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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Multisite management »

To be truly effective, churches must zero in on distribution. By Jim Tomberlin It took seven years for Sam Walton to open a second store in rural Arkansas. Walmart went to on to become the largest business in the world, with more than 10,000 stores in 27 countries. Tom Shultz…

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Register now for upcoming, information — and free! — live webinars from MMBB Financial Services »

  Join MMBB Financial Services for our ongoing series of free webinars on financial planning topics for clergy and church employers. Upcoming sessions will give administrators and staff the knowledge they need now and in the future. Register now for this upcoming live session, offered on Sept. 24 and Oct.…

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NHCLC/Conela’s Hispanic Mega Church Association Names President »

Cornerstone Church Pastor Sergio De La Mora to lead organization of America’s Largest Latino Congregations PRNEWSWIRE — The Hispanic Mega Church Association (HMCA), a division of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC)/Conela, has announced the appointment of Pastor Sergio De La Mora as its new president. De La Mora…

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Women in Leadership National Study to Be Presented at RNA Annual Conference This Friday »

Panel discussion to feature principal researchers and advisory board members RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (RNS) — The Women in Leadership National Study (WILNS) is the first-ever academic study to investigate the representation of women in top positions at more than 1,400 evangelical nonprofit institutions in the United States. Panelists will present…

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Book on pastoral succession: ‘All pastors are interim pastors’ »

By Adelle M. Banks RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (RNS) — When megachurch pastor Max Lucado greeted his successor at his San Antonio church, the two stood onstage and tried to put on each other’s shoes. They couldn’t. The problem? Randy Frazee, Lucado’s successor, was six inches shorter. The point, say co-authors…

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The future of the church »

Do you ever wonder what the “church” — the body of Christ — will look like in 10 years? Twenty years? Longer? Curious about how church leaders see the future? Will worship be different? Will how we “do church” be similar or turned on its ear? Will there be a…

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Execution > Vision »

By Tim Spivey, lead planter of New Vintage Church (San Diego) Truth bomb: More churches struggle because they lack execution than because they lack vision or fresh ideas. In fact, the lack of vision and fresh ideas can often be a symptom of chronic lack of execution of ideas and…

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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:…

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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,…

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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…

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