EP 003:
Finding Your Next Great Hire
Monty Kelso
Tuesday, February 09, 2016

Finding team members with the character, competencies and chemistry to match your vision can be time-consuming – and risky. One wrong call and you pay for it for years. If you’ve ever slogged through stacks of applications to fill a staff position, you’ll appreciate the insights presented by Monty Kelso, President of Slingshot Group. In this episode, Monty unpacks a revolutionary new model that is transforming staff search for hundreds of ministries each year – with remarkable results.

Episode Highlights:

  • Acceptance of a search and staffing model in the local church and discussion of the staffing process/timeline.
  • Most frequent pitfalls that a church might encounter if they conduct staff searches on their own.
  • Who you want on the “other side of the table” when making church staffing decisions.
  • Generational differences in tenure and the best ways to minimize church staff turnover.
  • Resources in this Episode:

  • Slingshot Group
  • Guest Contact Info:

    Monty is the President of Slingshot Group. This episode was recorded on January 11, 2016. Visit www.slingshotgroup.org for more information on staffing, coaching and candidates.

    You may contact Monty via email at mkelso@slingshotgroup.org or on social media platforms @montykelso.

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    Transcript:

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    EP 002:
    Surviving a Building Project
    Chris Davenport
    Tuesday, January 26, 2016

    In this episode, Chris Davenport from Church Development Fund shares from decades of experience in construction management the right and wrong ways to tackle a building project – especially when volunteers are involved.

    Episode Highlights:

  • Who should (and should not) be making construction decisions within church staff.
  • The steps every Senior Minister needs to take in order to adequately prepare for a building project.
  • The jobs volunteers can do that will actually save you money and best practices on navigating all of the talents and skillsets available in your church congregation.
  • How to gain that new building without losing your job.
  • The biggest budget busters in church construction and how to avoid them.
  • Resources in this Episode:

  • Autocad – Design Every Detail
  • Church Development Fund
  • Guest Contact Info:

    Chris is the Construction Cost Management Director for Church Development Fund. This episode was recorded on December 9, 2015.

    You may contact Chris via email at cdavenport@cdfonline.org.

    Thanks for Joining Us!

    Thanks so much for joining us this week on Provision for Leaders!

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    And most importantly, don’t forget to subscribe to our show on iTunes to get our weekly podcast delivered directly to your inbox. While you’re there, please leave us an honest review of our show. Ratings and reviews are extremely valuable to us and we consider each of them as we continue to develop the Provision for Leaders podcast channel.

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    Transcript:

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