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Do You Have a Co-Pastoring Leadership Model?

I am looking for churches that use a co-pastoring model of leadership. Are you are willing to share your experiences/job description with a church that is considering this model? 

Pastors
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Raising Up the Next Generation of Black and Reformed Leaders

I have a personal passion for leadership and young people. For this reason, I raise the question: What are we doing in our churches to intentionally raise up young Black and Reformed leaders?

Black & ReformedLeadership Development
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Church and Minister Profile Forms Available

The Church and Minister Profile Forms have been streamlined and are attached for quick download. 

Church Admin & FinancePastors
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Lament as an Act of Worship

Lamenting is painful and there's nothing "dignified" or "pretty" about it. The Church needs to face the reality of racism in America and to join others in crying out to our Lord for deliverance.

Racial Reconciliation
Form or Template
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Discernment Process for the Future of a Church

Does your church leadership need help in the discerning process for the future of the church? If so, a Ministry Leaders Retreat guide is available.

Church Coaching
Policy or Guidelines
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Ending Well

If your church decides it is time to close the church, a practical step-by-step process guide is available to assist you in ending well.

Church Coaching
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Should Your Church Close? How Do You Know?

“Do we have a future or have we come to the end of ministry as we know it now?” For many churches, this is a hard question to ask and to answer.

Church Coaching
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A Church in Transition?

Your church is declining. You feel you might be close to closing your doors. What now?
Church Coaching
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Conflict Resolution Guides

For churches who are interested in helpful guidelines and a process to use in handling conflict in your congregation, Pastor-Church Relations would like to suggest the following documents: Agreeing and Disagreeing in Love and a sample template. Please free feel to tailor each document to your specific situation and needs. We encourage you to prayerfully use these documents as a resource for building stronger relationships and having healthier conversations that honor God.
Elders
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Ready to Dance!

In 1999 I was blessed to be extended a call to co-pastor Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Kalamazoo, Michigan, which had a vision to become a multicultural church.  I researched the CRC’s doctrines, history and mission focus and it all seemed to align with God’s leading in my life. So I accepted the call. I was eager...

Pastors