10 Steps to Hire the Right Candidate

10 Steps to Hire the Right Candidate

church ops
[dropcap]F[/dropcap]inding the right staff person for your church is a difficult task. Use this 10 step formula to make sure you make the right hire the first time. Step 1: Create an opportunity profile. The first step in hiring a new employee is to know what you are looking for in a candidate. There are several components in an opportunity profile that will help a church determine what they need in the new hire. The opportunity profile begins with the mission, vision, and core values of the church. A church needs someone who is passionate about what they are passionate about. If a candidate is not excited about what the church states as their mission, vision, and values then he/she may not be a great fit. The profile also needs…
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Dad Life Now – Episode #3

dad life
Welcome to Dad Life now practical tools for being a disciple making dad. This is Mike McDonough. Hey guys! We need to make sure that our kids know how much we adore our wives. They need to know that our wives our the #1 person in our lives. They are the number one person we care about. We need to constantly tell our kids how great our wives are; how great they are at this or that. They need to know how smart she is or beautiful she is. (more…)
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How to Find a Mentor

spiritual growth
The Key to Finding a Mentor is Being a Good Protege Take out a sheet of paper, open up a new word document, or open your notes program on your phone/tablet. Write down what comes to mind as you envision a mentor for your life. What qualities does this person possess? What skills does this person exhibit? How would you describe their personality? What kinds of things would you do together? How much time would you spend together? How often would you meet/talk/text this person? The reality is the person you just envisioned only exists on paper and not in flesh and blood. Think about it. Is there really someone that skilled with their life that together. Not to mention the the perfect personality to mesh with your crazy? Be…
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5 Reminders for the New Year

5 Reminders for the New Year

group life
[dropcap]I[/dropcap] believe a significant amount of the problems we face in life could be solved if we simply do what we already know we should be doing. For example, I know that if I lay off the donuts and dr. pepper and exercise¬†for thirty minutes three times a week then I will have more energy. I know that if I pick up the toys in my house every night that things will run smoother the next day. But I simply do not do these things because I do not feel like it at times. These are some reminders that I have made for myself¬†as I lead my own Life Group this year: (more…)
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