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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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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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®…

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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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