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Season 6 • Episode 16

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HOW TO GET HIRED BY A CHURCH (7 SKILLS YOU NEED)

The way churches hire has drastically changed with the rise of digital platforms and the Internet. Positions in ministry now exist that never did before - and the process for filling these positions is different as well! So what does this mean for you if you want to work at a church? In this video, I’ll share seven skills that contributed to me getting hired at a church when I was 21 years old - and how these skills can help you as well.

 

 

JUNE 6, 2019

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What's in this session?

  • #1. Understand the senior leader's vision and struggles - and identify ways you can help (1:58)

  • #2. A portfolio/platform (6:52)

  • #3. Relationships (9:30)

  • #4. Indicate your ability to work on yourself (12:05)

  • #5. Organization (14:44)

  • #6. Exceed expectations (15:49)

  • #7. Volunteer/Free Work/Don’t get taken advantage of (16:22)

  • WARNING FLAGS:

  • You trash your old church and boss (18:25)

  • You’re overly critical with few solutions (18:43)

  • Someone who wants more but sucks at what they currently do - not realizing that’s their resume (19:02)

  • Social media (21:33)

  • WHAT PASTORS LOVE:

  • They crush what they have been given even if they “aren’t passionate about it” (19:41)

  • People who make themselves indispensable (22:30)

  • Have solutions first (22:54)

  • Character & drive (23:38)

  • Need them to be somewhat of a self-starter who is faithful (23:47)

  • INTERVIEW TIPS (23:54)

The Transcript

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