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3 Things To Look For In A New Church Staff Hire

There’s a movie entitled “Miracle” that came out in 2004 that tells the story of the 1980 USA hockey team and their journey to winning a gold medal at the Olympics. Towards the beginning of the movie, the head coach, Herb Brooks, is in the process of choosing his team for the Olympics. There are plenty of people on the Olympic committee offering their opinions on who Coach Brooks should add to the roster. They suggest the best scorers, the best defenders, and the best passers. But finally, Coach Brooks silences them all with one line. He says, “I’m not looking for the best players. I’m looking for the right ones.”

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20 Questions To Ask When You’re Conducting An Interview For A Church Staff Position

Conducting an interview is no small task. And when you’re interviewing someone for a position on your church staff, the pressure can feel even more overwhelming. Not only are you trying to determine if this person will be a good fit for your team and a competent co-worker. You’re also trying to figure out if they will be a good and faithful shepherd of whatever area of ministry they will be working in if they join your church staff. 

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